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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...

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...

Athens University to Offer Free Online Courses to Greek Islanders and Border Residents

Τhe National and Kapodistrian University of Athens has announced recently that it will offer two hundred free placements in online learning training programs for permanent residents of Greek islands and remote border regions of Greece. The islands and the border...

Greece Launches Distance-Learning Platforms for Coronavirus Times

Τhe Greek Education Ministry announced on Friday that it was responding to the challenge of school closures due to the coronavirus by launching digital tools that will enable distance learning. Priority will be given to the implementation of distance learning...

Italy Closes All Schools, Death Toll Rises to 107

The Italian government announced on Wednesday afternoon, after hours of speculation, that all schools across the country will remain closed until March 15, beginning on Thursday. ''For the government, it was not a simple decision,'' Italian Education Minister Lucia Azzolina...

Coronavirus: Greece Closes Eight Schools in Athens, Bans All School Trips Abroad

The Greek Ministries of Health and Education announced on Friday that a total of eight schools will shut down in Attica as a precautionary measure to help prevent the spread of the COVID19 Coronavirus. The schools that will be forced to...

Greek Authorities Call for Calm as Italy Records Seventh Coronavirus Death

Greek authorities have asked the public to remain calm and not panic as neighboring Italy struggles to cope with the unexpected and dramatic rise of coronavirus cases over the last two to three days. Speaking with reporters on Monday, Greek...

US Embassy to Support ''2020 STEM STARS GREECE'' Educational Competition

The American Embassy in Athens announced recently that it will support the ''STEM STARS GREECE'' educational competition that will take place in Athens this year. The US Embassy, in partnership with SciCo, said that the ''100mentorsnetwork'' will be joining STEM...