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Greeks Shell Out More Than €3B a Year on Tutoring

Greek families are paying a whopping €3 billion ($3.5 billion) a year on private education, according to a report published this week. The GSEE labor...

OECD: Greek Schools Need More Autonomy, Accountability

An OECD report on Greece's education system presented has called for more autonomy for schools and evaluation of teaching staff. The report titled Education for...

Six Greek Universities Rank Among World’s Top 500

The Metsovio Polytechnic of Athens (National Technical University of Athens) has been ranked 124th in the Engineering and Technology category of the QS list...

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...

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...

U.S. Embassy Announces 200 Scholarships for Refugees in Athens, Thessaloniki

The U.S. embassy in Athens is offering 200 education scholarships to 200 refugees in Athens and Thessaloniki (100 from each city), in an effort...

93 Greek Public Schools Providing Education to 2,500 Refugee Children

There are an estimated 20,000 refugee children currently residing in Greece according to the latest figures from UNICEF. Some of the children are living in...

New Education Ministry Bill Brings Greek Universities Back to 1982

Protection of the university asylum and the participation of students' representatives in the governing bodies of universities and the appointment of Rectorate Councils by...

Mitsotakis Says Tsipras Trying to Divert Attention From New Measures With Proposals on Education

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is announcing changes in the educational system to divert people’s attention from the...

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...

Save the Children Opens School for Refugees on Leros

A new educational facility called “LEDU” was opened on the island of Leros on Thursday, aiming to help around 170 refugee children integrate smoothly...

Greek Education Min: Gov’t Will Not Take a Step Back on the Education of...

The government will not step back on the matter of education for child refugees, stated Greek Education Minister Costantinos Gavroglou in parliament on Thursday. According...

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