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First Mosque in Modern Greek History Opens in Athens

The first Muslim mosque to open for worship in Athens since the establishment of the modern Greek state opened its doors in the capital city...

Constant Meddling in University Admissions Undermines Education in Greece

The Greek university entry exams system has been an issue that torments students and parents for decades. In the past thirty years there have...

Students, Teachers Storm Greek Education Ministry (video)

Dozens of students and teachers stormed the Ministry of Education building in Athens on Friday in protest against planned reforms in Greece's secondary schools. The...

Angry Students Storm Office of Greek Education Minister

A group of demonstrators entered the office of Greece's Minister of Education Costas Gavroglou on Monday afternoon, following a protest outside the Ministry of...

Scrapping of Latin Brings to Light the Chronic Problem of Greece’s Education Ministry

Greek Education Minister Costas Gavroglou has once again become the epicenter of controversy after Monday's announcement that he intends to get rid of Latin...

Greek Gov’t Fails to Respond to Turkish Vice President’s Irredentist Behavior

Maximos Mansion responded late and unofficially on last week's irredentist comments made by Turkish Vice President Hakan Cavusoglu during his visit to Muslim minorities...

No Reactions in Schools for Picking Flag Bearer by Draw

The controversial decision of the Education Ministry that the parade flag bearer for each class will be decided by draw proved to be...

Education Minister Criticizes Thessaloniki University Dean for Seeking Police Help to Deal with Drug...

Greece's Education Minister Costas Gavroglou, criticized the unanimous decision of the Dean and the Rector's Council of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), to seek...

Greek School Year Starts Short 5,000 Teachers

The school year started on Monday in Greece with the traditional holy water sanctification. Over one million students went to class, but with 5,000...

Greek State to Subsidise Internet Access to First-Year Students

The Greek government is planning to subsidize internet access for about 72,000 students accepted into the country’s universities and technical colleges (TEI) this year. The...

Opposition Slams Gov’t over Back and Forth regarding University Entrance Exams

Education Minister Costas Gavroglou and the Greek government overall came under fire from the main opposition for going back and forth on the issue...

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...

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