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The Young Greek Who Started a School in Zanzibar

Renos Fountoulakis is an inspiring Greek philanthropist who, when faced with poverty in Zanzibar, decided to use education to change people's lives. 

The Greek Priest Building Schools in Africa

Father Antonios Mutyaba is not your usual Greek priest. He is responsible for the education of hundreds of children in Uganda, East Africa.

The Diakonia Center: America’s Mystras

With perhaps a bit of poetic license, The Metropolis of Atlanta’s Diakonia Center is, if not Mystras, then it is a Mystras-in-process.

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

Up on the slopes of central Greece stands a planetarium and observatory of unparalleled educational value to the area and beyond.

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...