Greece Has the Lowest Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Europe
Greece has the lowest pupil-teacher ratio in the European Union with an average of 8.7 pupils per teacher, according to a study recently published by the EU's statistical body Eurostat. According to the study, the average number of pupils per...
Lone Student at Remote Greek Island Celebrates Greek Bicentennial
The lone student on the Greek island of Akioi celebrated the Greek bicentennial by raising the Greek flag on Thursday, March 25.
Europe's Smallest School, on Greek Island of Arkioi, Honored in International Video Competition
Located on the remote island of Arkioi in the Dodecanese archipelago, Europe's smallest school -- which has only one student -- was honored for its video submission in an international competition. The competition, titled "The Water We Want!" was hosted...
Meet The Teacher on One of Greece's Smallest Islands
Maria Faedra Tsialera is the only teacher who lives on the small island of Arkoi in Greece's Dodecanese. She keeps the primary school of the island open for the one and only student who lives there permanently. Tsialera was born...
Greek Australians Raise More than 2,000 Dollars for Christos from Arkioi Island
More than 2,000 dollars were raised by an online fundraising appeal organized by two Greek Australian women for the benefit of young Christos and his school at the tiny Greek island of Arkioi. The two women were captivated by the...
The One Student 'OXI Day' Parade that Wasn't Worth of a Flag Pole
Nine-year old Christos marched alone at a ceremony marking ‘OXI Day’ on the small Greek island of Arkioi, in the Dodecanese. Christos is the only student of the primary school, the only school on the island. Maria Tsialera, his dedicated...
Two Students and Their Teacher Parade in Honor of Nazi Resistance on Greek Island
With Greeks commemorating the annual anniversary of the resistance to the Nazi occupation on Wednesday, three people on the Greek island of Arkioi, located in the North Aegean Sea, partook in one of the smallest such ceremonies. The island has a permanent...