The issues that have arisen in view of the start of the new school year, were discussed during the meeting held by the mayor of Kozani, Lazaros Maloutas, with the Board of Directors of the Kozani Primary Education Association, on Thursday 9 September 2021, at the town hall.
At the meeting, The general secretary of the Municipality of Kozani Nikos Nikolaou and the president of the Primary School Committee George Ftakas were present, while the Teachers' Association was represented by the president Athanasios Kotoulas, treasurer Konstantinos Demirtzidis and member Thomas Velonis.
In the context of the meeting, which took place in a very good atmosphere, Issues related to the proper functioning of school units were discussed, such as:
- The housing issues faced by specific schools. It is noted, that the Municipality of Kozani has already started the operation of two new school units, while two additional school buildings are under construction and will be given for use within the year 2022.
- The adequacy of the cleaning staff, with Mr.. Malouta to note that the Municipality of Kozani with a decision of the Economic Committee increased the approved by the PYS (Act of the Council of Ministers) daily working hours from 319 in 420, while utilizing the maximum number of cleaning staff (namely 106). also, The mayor of Kozani reiterated his commitment, ότι θα προχωρήσει σε προσθετικές λύσεις για την καλύτερη εξυπηρέτηση των αναγκών των σχολικών μονάδων, in case problems are identified at the beginning of the school year.
- The issue of adequacy in cleaning materials, with the competent president of the Primary School Committee pointing out, that the contract has already been signed and the cleaning materials will be at the disposal of the Principals and the school units on Monday.