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Students Protest Against New Education Reform

Athens' downtown Panepistimiou street was closed to traffic at noon Thursday as university students from all over the country rallied against reforms to higher education contained in a new framework law on tertiary education that went into effect on...

Wave of Reforms Causes Chaos In Greek Universities

The situation at Universities and Technological Institutes of the country continues to be chaotic[...]

Exam-less Admission in Greek Universities For Greeks Living Abroad

On Friday, the Ministry of Education published the bill regarding the Greek Education abroad and the admission in the higher education and Institutes of Vocational Training (IEK). The admission in Universities (AEI) and Technological Educational Institutes (TEI) is really interesting. The...

Papandreou Says AEI and TEi Have Dispensed with State Control

Papandreou has announced that he is giving in to society foundations, and dispensed with state control over them. In this way, the institutions can work for their own good and not as means of satisfying the interest of a...

High Rate of Students Leaving Private Schools

According to an article in the Greek newspaper “Ethnos”, the economic crisis has also hit the private schools. It is estimated that the number of students attending private schools this year will be decreased by 25%. It seems that...

6000 Teachers Retire, 600 Are Appointed this School Year

According to an article of the Greek newspaper “Ta Nea”, Minister of Education Anna Diamantopoulou announced that for this school year, only 600 teachers will be appointed, while 6,000 will be retiring. In addition, the number of substitute teachers...

US Teenagers Discover Greek Nature at The American Farm School’s Cultural Immersion Program

The American Farm School’s renowned cultural immersion program for U.S. teenagers, “Greek Summer,” was based in the beautiful farming village of Nea Gonia, Halkidiki this year. Each girl or boy lived with a different host family, while as a community...

Schools May Remain Closed in September Due to Strikes

It now seems likely that schools will not open on September 12 as planned. Greek teachers and professors of secondary education unions claim they will begin strikes, in protest against the cutting of their benefits and additional deductions for the...

Schools for Students "Above 18" in Athens

According to the decision of the Deputy Minister of Education, Fofi Gennimata, new secondary education schools will open in the Exarchia region of Athens under the scope of the drug rehabilitation unit “Above 18”. The classes are open to...

American College of Greece & ALBA Announce Collaboration in Graduate Business Education

The administrations of The American College of Greece and ALBA Graduate Business School have reached a preliminary agreement on an exclusive strategic collaboration in graduate business education. The goal of this collaboration is to combine both institutions' resources in...