Three Greek Universities Among World Top 500

Three Greek universities are among the 500 best in the world, according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the...

Greece Second from Bottom in Teachers-Students Ratio in Europe

Greece has the second worst ratio of teachers to students in the EU, according to a new comparative study of European higher education institutions. According...

Greek Education Minister Admits Opting–Out of Military Service

Education Minister Kostas Gavroglou admitted press reports that he opted-out of military service, which is compulsory in Greece. Speaking to state TV ERT, Gavroglou described...

Olympic Champion Pyrros Dimas Blasts Government on Flag-Bearers

Pyrros Dimas, Olympic gold medalist and one of the greatest weightlifting champions of all time, has launched a scathing attack on the Greek government...

Controversy over Allegations on Education Minister’s Military Service

A new controversy concerning flag bearing in school parades and flag raising was caused Sunday, after allegations from a Sunday newspaper that Education minister,...

Flag-Raising and National Anthem Ceremony Abolished in Greek Schools

The Ministry of Education has abolished the ceremony of raising the Greek flag and the singing of the national anthem at primary schools. After the...

Political Uproar in Greece over Decision on Flag-Bearers

The government is under fire from most opposition parties following its unexpected decision to repeal the years-long practice that the best students in Greek...

Luck, not Performance to Determine Flag-Bearers in Greek Schools

In a surprise move the Syriza-led government has reversed the years-long practice in Greek primary schools according to which flag-bearers in school parades in...

Controversial Bill on Higher Education Clears Greek Parliament

One member of Greece’s parliamentary majority voted against the controversial bill on Higher Education that was approved in the House on Wednesday. Dimitris Kammenos, MP...

Fierce Parliamentary Clash Between Greek PM and Opposition Leader

The Greek parliament discussion might have been about the government's education bill, but Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis had...

“Education Passports” for Refugees Tested in Greece

An international human rights organization is looking to provide education passports for refugees wishing to receive higher education and plans to test the efficacy of...

Greek Student Wins Gold in Mathematical Olympiad

A Greek student from Thessaloniki won one of the gold medals at the 58th International Mathematical Olympiad 2017, held in Brazil. Vasilis Georgiadis, a high...

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