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Sixty Die with Coronavirus as Infections Rise Again in Greece

The EODY announced on Monday that another 60 individuals had died with the coronavirus, an increase of nine over the previous day.

Growing Up Black in Greece: A Diplomat’s Daughter Recalls

Growing up black in Greece? Patricia Kumbakisaka, 31, one of Canada’s most accomplished young black women, has done it. Here she describes her life in Greece.

Greek Elementary Schools Reopening on January 11th

Greek elementary schools will be reopening as of Monday, January 11th, according an announcement made by the Ministry of Education.

Greece Records 150 New Coronavirus Cases; New School Year to Begin September 7

It was announced on Monday that 150 new cases of the coronavirus were diagnosed in the country in the last 24 hours, and two Greek citizens have succumbed with the virus in the last day. Only seven of the 150...

THI Australia Supports Mentoring at Remote Schools Across Greece

The Hellenic Initiative Australia is supporting an innovative education and youth empowerment program that connects students from remote and disadvantaged schools across Greece with mentors from around the world. The Tipping Point program brings the world into the classroom through...

Number of Students in Greek Schools to Drop 30% by 2035

The number of students in Greek schools will decrease nearly 30 percent by 2035, with the largest drop in absolute figures being recorded in primary schools, according to a Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) study on Greek...

Refugee Children Attending Greek Schools for the Third Consecutive Year

The school bell rang for the third consecutive year on Tuesday for child refugees who are attending Greek public schools. Last year, more than 8,000 child refugees were enrolled in public schools in all grades, as well as attending afternoon schools...

Archbishop Wants Athens to Support Struggling Greek Schools in Egypt

Archbishop Damianos of Sinai, Faran, and Raithu has sent a letter to Greece's Education Minister Kostas Gavroglou asking him to protect Greek schools in Egypt that are in danger of shutting down. In his letter, Archbishop Damianos, who, according to Egyptian...

Greece to Ban Cellphones in Schools

Greece's Education Minister Kostas Gavroglou is to ban the use of cellphones in schools for reasons of "orderly operation" and protection of privacy. According to the ministry's announcement, pupils will not be allowed to cellphones in school, which means the...

Greek Minority Schools in Turkey Struggle With Low Enrollment

Greek minority schools in Turkey struggle to survive as currently there are only six left; while there used to be 60 to 70 of them in the 1950s, a Hurriyet Daily News report says. "In Turkey, the Greek population today...