Paschos Mandravelis was born in Kozani in 1963. He studied Economics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Μedia at the New School in New York City. He has published several books, including “They Said: A Dictionary of Intelligent Speech” by Kastanioti Publications and “Exercises on Liberalism” by Dardanos Publications. He has also translated David Brown’s “Cybertrends” for Kastanioti Publications. He currently works as an opinions writer for Kathimerini.
Ministerial ambitions are the Greek education system’s biggest problem. This is evident not just in the grandiose reforms they announce every so often in order to catch the headlines, but also the fact that they all want to accomplish something other than simply educating our children.