Academy of Athens Awards Writers, Historians, Musicians, Scientists

The Academy of Athens awarded writers, poets, musicians, historians and painters for their outstanding work for 2014 and lifetime achievements in a ceremony on...

Crisis Pushes Greek Students to Bulgaria, Romania

In the past decades, especially in the 1980's-90's, many Greek students chose foreign universities - mostly Romanian and Bulgarian - to study for post-graduate...

Greeks Owe $6.75M in UK Student Loans

Greek students who decided to attend colleges in the United Kingdom have fallen behind on what they owe on students loans and have accuulated...

Greek Education Min Proposes to Legalize 2,500 Civil Servants With Fake Degrees

The proposal of Greek Education Minister Nikos Filis to legalize 2,500 public sector employees who were hired using forged school degrees has caused an...

Second Chance to “Eternal” Greek University Students

Education Minister Andreas Loverdos announced the permanent deletion of about 118,000 “eternal” students from Greek universities on August 31. The issue of the Greek eternal...

University of Athens to Offer Online Courses

Starting this month, the University of Athens (UoA) will be providing massive open online courses (MOOCs), following the example set by many internationally-renowned institutions...

Greek Education Minister Speaks of Abolishing University Entry Exams, Again

"We will not retract the reform," said Education Minister Costas Gavroglou, referring to an earlier statement that the university entry examinations will be abolished. While...

Cyprus ‘Launches’ into the Space Era

Until recently, space was considered an exotic destination that we all wanted to visit and explore, but few dared. Nowadays, it isn't an inaccessible...

Ancient Greek Can Help Children With Dyslexia

The systematic teaching of the ancient Greek language can help children with dyslexia, linguistics and psychology professors say. According to a theory of Harvard Classics...

Results of Pan-Hellenic Exams for Greeks Abroad

The Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning, and Religious Affairs has announced the results from the Pan-Hellenic Examinations for admission to higher education for children...

Most of Greek High-Schoolers Still Choose Private Tutoring

The Private Tutor Association of Attica (S.E.F.A.) presented a survey on social exclusion during its annual gala. According to the results, 4 out of...

Universities Close During Exams

The atmosphere in the education field is tense as higher education institutions close one after the other because of the imminent suspension of 1,600...

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