Education

Greek Orthodox School of Theology Gets $2.4 Million Gift from Athens

The Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (HCHC) has recently received a gift of two million euros ($2,388,000) from Greece.

Protesters Clash with Police Over Education Bill in Thessaloniki

Police have made over 30 arrests in Thessaloniki after they clashed with protesters who were demonstrating against a new education bill.

Greek School First in the World to Send Material to the Moon

A Greek school in Athens is the the first in the world to send material -- including texts, images and personal testimonies -- to the moon, through an upcoming space mission by the company SpaceX. The Moraitis School announced the launch of...

Greek Parliament Approves Historic Bill on Policing Universities

The Greek Parliament approved on Thursday an education reform bill, which, among others, attempts to address the problem of university security. The bill was approved with 166 lawmakers voting for and 132 against. All opposition parties, with the exception of...

Protesters Clash with Police Over Education Bill

Protesters across Greece took to the streets Wednesday to demonstrate against a proposed education bill that calls for, in part, police presence on Greek university campuses. Additionally, demonstrators marched to call for Greece to safely open all schools under strict...

Greek University Reaches Top 200 in International Rankings

The first Greek university to reach the top 200 in international rankings, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens sits at the 180th spot on Webometrics' ranking of 12,000 universities around the world. A Project of the Spanish National Research...

Greek High Schools to Reopen February 1

Greek high schools will reopen on February 1, according to information presented at a live-televised briefing presented by Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management Nikos Hardalias and Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and member of the Committee of...

Greek Universities to be Guarded by Police in Historic Move

The new proposed reform bill for Greek universities, calling for campuses to be guarded by the police -- as they are elsewhere in the world -- has generated an uproar from a segment of higher education faculty and students. According to...

Greek University Reform Bill Provides for Police on Campus

An ambitious university reform bill was drafted and presented to lawmakers by ministers Niki Kerameus, of Education, and Michalis Chrysochoidis, of Civil Protection, on Wednesday. In a press conference on Wednesday, Kerameus argued that the draft legislation acts on the...

Schools in Greece Reopen as Seniors Register for Vaccination

Schools in Greece reopened on Monday after more than two months of remote learning, as the digital platform for appointments for the inoculation of citizens over the age of 85 also opens today. Special measures will be applied to primary...

Greek Students in the United Kingdom Will Need Visas in Future

Greek students will now need visas to study in the United Kingdom -- a mark of the new reality now that Great Britain is no longer a part of the European Union. A new announcement says that visas will be...

Greece Wins Gold at Robotics Olympiad for Youngsters

Greece won gold at the International Robot Olympiad for youngsters which took place digitally earlier this month. Irida Aggelopoulou, Vasiliki Iliadi, Christos Rentzis, and Alkiviadis Kotsikopoulos from the PlaisioBots team won the top prize by creating a "smart" white cane for...

Greek Elementary Schools Reopening on January 11th

Greek elementary schools will be reopening as of Monday, January 11th, according an announcement made by the Ministry of Education.

The Construction School Changing Lives in New York City

A unique construction school created by Greek-Americans is changing peoples' lives by providing new skills to unemployed and disadvantaged youth.

The Greek Teacher Bridging the Cultural Divide in China

By Xu Yan “It’s all Greek to me” is an idiom that people use to express something that is difficult to understand. But Greek people use “It strikes me as Chinese” to describe this concept. Greek and Chinese are known as...