Crucial Meetings in Effort to Reopen Greek Universities

Today a crucial general meeting took place between the rectors of the University of Athens and Minister of Education, Kostantinos Arvanitopoulos, who are making...

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...

NTUA Administrative Employees Go on Indefinite Strike

The administrative employees of the National Technical University of Athens have decided to go on strike and close the university, indefinitely. In fact, Monday...

The Smallest School in the EU Is in Greece With Only One Student

The smallest school in the European Union is in Arkoi -- a small island in the Dodecanese in Greece -- and has only one...

ODPTE Extends Strike for Another 5 Days

The Federation of Administrative Staff in Higher Education (ODPTE), announced the extension of its strike for the seventh week, until the 25th of October....

Ed Min Baxevanakis: Sit-ins by a Small Group of Students Should No Longer Be...

The Deputy Education Minister, Dimitris Baxevanakis, has taken to criticizing the efforts of students who occupy themselves with sit-ins in protest against various issues. On...

Unsold Real Estate in Greece Keeps Piling Up

Unsold real estate keeps piling up in Greece. In fact the number of unsold properties in the real estate market is approximately 270,000. According...

Greece Ranks Low on OECD’s World Education Rankings

The latest Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report on education, the largest worldwide ranking regarding school systems that has ever been conducted, found that...

Parents in Larissa Object to Refugee Children Attending Greek School

There is a deep divide between the school faculty and some parents at the 26th Larissa Primary School regarding integrating refugee children into classes. Sources...

Greek Students Flock to Holland

More than 1,600 Greek students are enrolled in college in The Netherlands, ranking them third behind German and Chinese as the largest grouping. The...

Technological Institutions Upgraded to Universities of Applied Sciences

Deputy Minister of Education Sia Anagnostopoulou stated that the Greek government has proposed an upgrade to Technological Institutions being renamed and restructured as Universities...

Arvanitopoulos Insists On College Firing List

Greek Education Minister Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos, sent a letter on Sept. 30 to the deans of the universities in Greece, asking for the names of...

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