CORDA Project (Cooperation for Orientation and Reduction of Access Difficulties)
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The CORDA project is a pre-university initiative in cooperation between secondary schools and universities, aimed at orientation and reduction of scholastic deficiencies of secondary school students.
These are preparatory courses in the subjects of mathematics, computer science and English, taught by teachers from the participating secondary schools, under the supervision of the University as regards the programme, the minimum number of hours (set at 40), the maximum number of students per class (usually 25), teacher training and the final examination.
The project activity takes place during the last year of high school, outside normal class time, and ends in February. Attending students take a final examination which takes place at the University (except at the most distant locations). Depending on the degree course, passing this test may lead to benefits and rewards for the student.
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