Mr Fiorentinos

Mr Fiorentinos is the man who teaches me science. This man is one of the best people I have ever known. He also is currently the best science and mathematics teacher in Greece this. He isn’t very tall, but not too short either. He is bald and a little bit fat. He has brown eyes…

Mr Kotsidis

Mr Kotsidis is in my junior high-school and he teaches me geography. He is also tall and he is young. He is one of my favorite teachers of all time and he is very chill. Mr Kotsidis likes football and he is playing with us some times. He also likes reading books, he likes reading…

Mrs Kalouda

My favourite teacher is Mrs Kalouda. She was my teacher in junior high school, and she taught me maths, algebra and geometry. She is a simple person, she likes wearing casual clothes. She likes reading books and she has lots of them. She is very, very funny and she loves telling jokes. She is usually…

Mrs. Penna

Mrs. Penna, who teaches me English in my Junior High school is a wonderful woman. She is fifty years old, and her hair is short and grey. She likes dressing like a 60’s or 70’s woman and she loves shirts. She plays basketball, volleyball and tennis but athletics is her favorite pass-time activity. She loves…

Mrs Olga

Mrs Olga who is my favorite teacher, teaches me German . I have had her tutoring me for 2 years. She likes going on journeys a lot. For example she has been in seven different countries during the last eight years. She also likes writing. She has written some books and she always has a…

Mr. Konstandine

My favorite teacher is Mr. Konstandine Skondras. He is my history teacher in junior high school. He has been my teacher for 3 weeks. He is about 1.80 m. tall, he is thin and has got a beard on his cheeks. He wears smart clothes, like jeans, shirts, etc. He loves to teach because he…

On Discrimination

Equality has been among the major focal points of the Western world for years and in many countries, much progress has been achieved. In the U.K. or the States, things are becoming better at varying rhythms and the Scandinavian countries are perhaps counted amongst the most liberal places on the planet. Even here, in Greece…

Music Schools in Greece

What do all of us school children in Greece have in common? We spend at least 6 hours a day at school! In my country, schools have many lessons but the main courses are greek language, literature, maths, history and physics. Schools here finish everyday at 1:15 or 2:00 p.m. more or less. Finally, the…

Learning Foreign Languages in Greece

How many foreign languages should a young person know? In Greece we learn lots of different languages. Some courses are obligatory but some others are optional. Most children start learning English when they are 8 years old in public school and at the same time they go private languages schools. English is compulsory but we…

Mrs Maria

My favourite teacher is Mrs Maria. She was my teacher in elementary school. She taught me greek, history, maths, and geography. She likes dressing strangely every day. She likes taking photos, and she had many photos on her desk. She likes playing tennis at the court every weekend. She is funny because she was always…

Teachers’ Day

October the fifth has been designated as a day to celebrate teachers and their work around the world. Get up the Nerve, as a students online magazine would like to show appreciation to all those teachers whose work is and has been an inspiration for our growth and making better our communities. In that spirit,…

Should Universities Charge Tuition?

There are many countries in the globe, mine included, that do not charge tuition in universities. In contrast some others like England and the States charge fees for tuition. Both of these policies have advantages and disadvantages so which one do you think is better? On the one side free tuition in universities is a…