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Greek Education Minister Wants to Drop Panhellenic Exams

During a speech in the Greek Parliament on Monday, the Greek Education Minister stated that the government is attempting to create a system which will...

Church of Crete Criticizes Proposed Deal on Changes to Church, State Relations

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Education Minister Kostas Garvroglou The Holy Synod of the Church of Crete on Saturday came out against the proposed deal concerning...

Tsipras, Archbishop Ieronymos Announce New Agreement Between Church and State

A new agreement between the Church of Greece and the Greek State was announced on Tuesday. This agreement followed a meeting between the Archbishop...

Greece to Ban Cellphones in Schools

Greece's Education Minister Kostas Gavroglou is to ban the use of cellphones in schools for reasons of "orderly operation" and protection of privacy. According to...

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...

Golden Dawn MP Makes Vulgar Attacks against SYRIZA Ministers in Greek Parliament

Golden Dawn MP Yiannis Lagos on Thursday verbally attacked members of the cabinet in parliament calling them "traitors" and almost came to blows with...

Thrace Mufti Election Issue Causes Greek Government Confusion

The election of the local Mufti by Muslims in Thrace was one of the contentious issues stressed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during...

Cabinet Discusses Education Reforms, Wildfire Damage

A new draft bill by the Ministry of Education which proposes changes in secondary education was the main topic discussed in a cabinet meeting...

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...

Controversy over Allegations on Education Minister’s Military Service

A new controversy concerning flag bearing in school parades and flag raising was caused Sunday, after allegations from a Sunday newspaper that Education minister,...

Political Uproar in Greece over Decision on Flag-Bearers

The government is under fire from most opposition parties following its unexpected decision to repeal the years-long practice that the best students in Greek...

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