E-mail: aavdelid@sch.gr
Contact Person: Eleni Avdelidou
Tel: +30 6932718812
Web site: http://2epal-trikal.tri.sch.gr

The 2nd EPAL of Trikala (2 EPAL TRIKALON)has been a vocational school for more than 25 years in the prefecture of Trikala, Greece. The school has about 320 students and 66 teachers in five departments and eleven specialties: the Department of Health and Welfare (Specialties: Nursing Assistants, Early Childhood Assistants,   Beauticians,  Hairdressers), Department of Agriculture, Food Technology and Nutrition (Specialties: Technician of Food Technology and Drinks, Technician of Crop Production, Technician of Animal Production), Department of Economics and Administration (Specialties: Clerk of Economy and Management in Tourism, Administration and Finance Office Clerk), Department of Applied Arts (Specialty: Graphic Arts) and the Department Construction (Specialty: Designer of Structural Works and Geoinformatics). The school has laboratory facilities, greenhouses and cultivated land, computer labs, applied arts’ lab and drawing boards. Students come from all over the region of Trikala and most of them travel long distances to reach school. A significant proportion of pupils are from socially vulnerable layers with low educational and economic level. A significant number of students is not receiving the full protection of parents and they often drop school and, also, about 10% to 15% of the students are immigrants.