education

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.

Student Protests Against Education Bill Erupt Across Greece

Large protests erupted across Greece on Thursday as activists demonstrated against the government’s latest education bill, which calls for police on university campuses. Additionally, the protesters demanded that all levels of schools reopen with all necessary safety measures. Currently, primary and...

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...

University of West Attica Unveils Post-Pandemic Goals And Challenges in Higher Education

The newly established University of West Attica (UNIWA), headquartered near the iconic archaeological site of Plato's Academy in Athens, is setting early post-pandemic goals with an emphasis on extroversy, research and innovation as it plans to attract more students...

More American Students Choose Greece as Study Destination

More and more American students are now choosing to pursue academic opportunities in Greece, according to the "Open Doors 2020" survey, which was recently released by the Institute of International Education. While Greece has always been a popular destination for...

Plans to Close Greek Studies Program of La Trobe University Sparks Reactions

La Trobe University of Victoria, in Melbourne, announced recently that it is planning to discontinue its Modern Greek Studies program, sparking widespread negative reactions across the Greek Australian community. Currently, this is the only program in Victoria to offer a...

Greece to Open Schools on September 14 With Enhanced Coronavirus Measures

Greek Minister of Education Niki Kerameus, along with Greek health officials, announced on Tuesday that schools in the nation will officially open on Monday, September 14th. In her announcement, the Minister gave repeated assurances regarding the safety of schoolchildren, stating...

Former Supreme Governor of AHEPA Michael Manios Passes Away

Past Supreme Governor of AHEPA Michael Manios passed away on Friday, June 26 at the age of eighty-five, having been a 50-year member of the Zeus "88" Chapter of the Greek-American fraternal organization in Warren, OH. Manios had also served...

Gazing at the Stars: The Mystic Allure of the Space Observatory Atop a Greek Mountain

Up on the slopes of central Greece, about 230 kms from Athens and 30 kms from historic Thermopylae, stands a humble, yet fully functional, planetarium and space observatory of unparalleled touristic and educational value to the area and beyond. Certified...

Student Demonstration Takes Place in Greece's Large Cities Despite Coronavirus Curfew

Hundreds if not thousands of people gathered in Athens' Syntagma square on Friday morning to protest against an Educational bill the Greek government is bringing forward. Similar demonstrations took place in other major cities, including Thessaloniki, Chania and others. The demonstrations...