Greek PM Announces Changes in Education System

"We believe that all Greek people have the right to a modern public education system," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said upon visiting the Ministry...

Seven in Ten Greek High School Students Consider Studying Abroad

Seven in ten Greek high school students consider studies abroad, says a survey conducted by professors of the University of Macedonia. Specifically, 44% of participants...

Free Public Education Costs Greek Parents €3.7Bln Each Year

Private tutoring, foreign languages, computer lessons and private schools cost Greek parents 3.7 billion each year while at the same time the State spends...

Ten Greek Teachers to Head to Geneva for CERN Summer School Program

After the success of last year, 10 Greek teachers will participate in the innovative Summer School program entitled "Playing with protons" of the European...

Greek Education Ministry to Abolish ‘Conduct’ Grading in Schools

Twenty-eight Syriza MPs have proposed that the "decent conduct" grading of students who deviate from proper behavior should be abolished, with the education minister...

Discussions Between Church and State About Religion Classes in Public Schools Continues

On March 8-9, the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece held discussions focusing on the new stipulations that the Greek government has introduced...

Greece Does Not Absorb a Single Euro From EU Fruit and Veg in Schools...

Greece did not absorb a single euro from the EU’s fruit and vegetables in schools program because no tender was submitted to a call,...

National Library Re-branded Just in Time for Its New Home at SNFCC

The "new" National Library of Greece will soon become a reality as the open competition to visually rebrand the library has concluded and a...

Students in Greece Set Out to Recreate Eratosthenes’ Experiment to Recalculate Earth’s Circumference

Students from Greek schools will participate in a science project which will recalculate the earth’s circumference, repeating the experiment of the famous Greek mathematician,...

Education Ministry to Put Turkish Language Lessons in Thrace Kindergartens

A new Greek Ministry of Education program provides for the teaching of the Turkish language in kindergartens for the Muslim minorities in Thrace, according...

Number of ‘Eternal Students’ in Greek Universities and Colleges Doubles

The number of the so-called eternal students in Greek universities and technical colleges has doubled since 2003, while one in ten graduates migrates, according...

Greek Education Ministry to Change Religion Lessons as of September

The Greek Ministry of Education has decided to change the lesson of Religion in the new school year, according to a Proto Thema website...

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