Pupils react to ministry blog

Just a few hours after Education Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos heralded the creation of a new blog aimed at encouraging debate between teachers and students at all levels, the site was flooded with messages, suggestions and comments from pupils and parents. The blog, which can be accessed at, could be the best way of fueling dialogue about what needs to change in the education sector, Spiliotopoulos said yesterday. «We do not have the luxury of leaving any opinion unconsidered,» the minister remarked. «In matters of education, every positive initiative, however small, could be a step in the right direction,» he added. Spiliotopoulos also revealed his ministry’s plans to rehaul the sector’s infrastructure, heralding plans to replace «inadequate» school buildings with more spacious and better-equipped premises.

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