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Munich Greek School Foundation Ceremony

The Secretary General of International Economic Relations, Panagiotis Michalos traveled to Munich, Germany, in order to represent the Greek government in the formal foundation ceremony of the city's Greek School. The foundation ceremony took place on Friday, January 16, and...

Opening of ‘Athena’ Greek School’s New Building in Romania

During his two-day visit to Romania this Wednesday and Thursday, Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Kyriakos Gerontopoulos attended the opening of “Athena” Greek School's new building. Later, he took a tour around the classrooms and other areas of the new facilities, while he...

Greek School Prevented from Opening in Imbros

Turkish Education Ministry prevented the opening of Imbros' Greek school on the grounds that the building was not "ready to operate" in the upcoming school year, started on September 1. After being closed for 50 years, the Private Imbros Greek Primary School reopened on September...

Turkey: Historic Greek Building Turned Into Islamic School

A recent article of Turkish newspaper "Hurriyet" revealed that a historic building in the town of Marmara, Turkey, which was being used as a Greek school in the 19th century, has been turned into an imam-hatip school, a religious vocational school, after remaining closed...

Greek Education Ministry to Hire 22,500 Substitute Teachers

The Education and Religious Affairs Ministry is racing against time to cover as many teacher shortages as possible by September 11, when schools are scheduled to reopen for the 2014-2015 school year, in order to alleviate problems in the education...

Operation Costs for Greek Schools in Germany

The Ministry of Education spent 3.908 million euros in 2013, on operation expenses for Greek schools in Germany and the salaries of contract teachers. According to a document of the Ministry of Education, the Greek State provides free Greek...

Greek Community of Melbourne Creates School for Greek Students

The Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and Victoria,  the largest body of Greek language teaching in Victoria, created a new Greek school that is exclusively catered to students who have recently come from Greece and speak Greek as their native language. The newly...

Microsoft Recognises Two Greek Schools for Innovative Teaching

Two Greek public schools housed in the same building, the 26th and 29th Secondary Schools in the Acharnes city of East Attica, Greece were jointly recognized by Microsoft corporation for innovative education for 2013. The two schools, competing as a...

Imvros Greek School Opens Without Greek

The private Greek School on the island of  Imvros, which now belongs to Turkey, will reopen on Sept. 16, after 49 years, although with only two students for now although more are expected even though they will not be...

Has Greek School Shaped Who You Are Today?

Across the global Greek diaspora people love or hate Greek school, but most of them have attended it and will probably send their children as well. We asked a current student from London, Stephanos Stephanou, to share his experience...