The 2nd Vocational High School of Katerini is located in the province of Pieria in northern Greece, 70km far from Thessaloniki. Founded in 1984, the school has been located in the suburbs of the city since 2000, in a nice countryside just below mount Olympus, the home of Greek gods, and at a distance of only 10 Km from the coastline. The school serves about 800 students aged 16 – 19 with 100 teachers and comprises four different sectors (Informatics, Healthcare & Welfare, Agriculture/Food Technology/Nutrition and Business/Economics). The school includes a number of specialized teaching laboratories for each department and is equipped with modern ICT infrastructure.
The school unit has a lot of experience in European programs, having participated in various topics in the programs Comenius, Leonardo, Comenius Regio, Erasmus. In recent years, the school has been hosting reception classes for immigrant children, where Greek language and mathematics lessons are taught, while at the same time they attend the other lessons in the subjects of their choice.