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Costas Arvanitopoulos

Greek Education: 22 Ministers in 40 Years Turn Students into Guinea Pigs

Since the restoration of democracy in 1974, Greek high school students have become guinea pigs as 22 different Education Ministers - two of them twice - have tried to implement reforms that would put their name in history rather...

Athena Project to Reform Academic Sector

According to the Education Minister Costas Arvanitopoulos, many reforms are designed to be implemented in the sector of education within the framework of the Athena project sponsored by the government. The minister said that education issues are of national importance...

Greece to Reduce Number of Universities

Education Minister Costas Arvanitopoulos has underlined that "upgrading public universities is a top priority," while at the same time saying that Greece has too many universities, 40 of them for a country of 11 million people, and that the...

Bill Allowing Closure of Universities Approved

A bill allowing the Greek government to close down dozens of universities as a way of reducing public spending passed Wednesday night in Parliament, as daily Athens News reports. 163 MP's from New Democracy, Democratic Left and the majority of...