Since its founding in 1917, Doukas School has always tried to keep up with the latest trends in education. In its 2,5 acres, setting with educational and athletic facilities amongst the best in design and construction, Doukas School, a K-12 educational Institution, offers to its 1600 student body one of the finest educational and athletic programs in the country.
During the last ten years, the school has organized Conferences on Mathematics, Pre-school Education, Educational Computing & New Technologies, General Gymnastics and Sports, such as the International Conference on the theme: “The School of the Future and the Future of the School” under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Education, with keynote speakers included, such as the European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Youth, as well as representatives from Microsoft, Oracle and MIT.
Moreover, in 2011, Doukas School was identified as a Pathfinder School by Microsoft for its innovative educational practices and its potential to create scalable and replicable educational transformation that can influence schools within Greece and around the world. In 2012, Doukas School was selected as Mentor School by Microsoft, for the year 2012-2013. Lastly, Doukas School became Microsoft Case Study in 2012, for the implementation of 1:1 Computing in classroom.
Doukas School participates in several EU and National R&D projects and coordinates extensive European Networks under programmes such us Erasmus+, Lifelong Learning Programme, HORIZON2020 and PAVET. The 1st “Classroom of the Future” in Greece was created in 2007, where all students from Grade 4 use a portable “e-schoolbag” (Tablet PC), containing all educational material and are connected wirelessly to the “e”-blackboard of their classroom and the Internet. Currently, more than 1300 students at Doukas School, between grades 4 to 9 (ages: 9-14), use their Tablet PCs to have constant and immediate access to their educational content and the entire digital world.
Moreover, the continuous access to the tools for writing, researching online, organising work and creating presentations aim at providing students with all the necessary skills for individualised and life-long learning in the 21st century.
Doukas School, is the first educational establishment in Greece that has been awarded in 2012 the award “Recognised for Excellence” 4 stars, of the European Foundation for Quality Management (E.F.Q.M.).