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...

Hundreds of International Students Join ‘The Crete Trip 2018’

At least 850 students from 75 countries studying in Greece via the Erasmus program have traveled to Crete to learn about the island's culture. The...

Greece to Abolish University Entrance Exams

Greece's education minister has announced a radical overhaul of the country's education system, including the abolition of university entrance exams. In an interview with Greek...

Greek Students Create ‘Unbeatable’ Chess Robot

Greek students have created an automated system with artificial intelligence algorithms they claim is unbeatable at chess. Cronus is the creation of Hyperion Robotics team...

Athens Keeps Schools Open for Locals and Refugees

An initiative by the City of Athens to keep schools open after class for Greeks and refugees alike has won acclaim by the Council...

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...

Greek Government Attacks Court Decision on Religion Lessons

The Greek government has launched an attack on the Council of State after this week's decision that changes in grade-school religion lessons are unconstitutional. The...

Council of State Deems Changes in Religion Lessons Unconstitutional

The Council of State on Tuesday ruled that the changes made by former education minister Nikos Filis in religion lessons are unconstitutional and contrary...

New Book Examines Greek Diaspora’s Benefaction Work

Greeks abroad have been in the vanguard of helping and supporting communities in the homeland before, during and after the creation of the modern...

Masked Attackers Storm Greek University Lecture

A group of about 10 hooded assailants stormed a class at the University of Piraeus on Thursday and threw paint at the lecturer. The incident...

Schoolkids March in Remote Greek Island of the Dodecanese (video)

Children on the remote island of Agathonisi in the Dodecanese marched during a ceremony marking the anniversary of the island chain joining Greece in...

Greek, Chinese Universities to Build Tai Chi Center in Attica

Greek and Chinese universities are to join forces to set up a special health center near Athens. The University of Western Attica and the Shanghai...

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