The Management Committee of the Italian Nursery School in Athens has been operating since 2003, with the authorization of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since 2009, the school has been recognized as a state-authorized private school. It is currently located in the same builing as the Comprehensive Italian State School and it is divided into three sections – Chicks, Turtles, Kittens – with one shared classroom for children from 3 to 4 years old, and a classroom for 5-year-olds. The total school capacity is of about 50 pupils, which can be increased every year. The Nursery School staff are all highly qualified and with many years’ experience; in terms of educational skills and within the broader framework of European education, they ensure the promotion and dissemination of the Italian language and culture, in close connection with the host country’s language and culture. In the academic year 2009/2010, admission was extended to children of Greek nationality, as well as all European and non-European citizens, subject to possession of valid permit of residence in Greece.
Order and rank: Nursery School