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Ten Suspects Arrested as Police Bust Drug Distribution Ring in Greek Schools

Eight Albanians and two Greeks, aged between 18 and 26, have been arrested in Athens after a concerted operation by the Greek Police to uncover drug trafficking in Greek high schools and universities. They were part of a large criminal...

Greek Schools to Receive up to 7,000 Refugee Children This Year

The Greek Education ministry has announced that about 7,000 refugee children will be attending classes in Greek primary and secondary schools this year - up by 2,000 from last year. More specifically; 2,439 refugee children staying in apartments and hostels...

‘Anger and Despair’ Over Teacher Shortage in the Greek Schools of Germany

The Greek Ministry of Education has promised to fill all vacant positions in Greek high schools in Germany after parent associations sent an open letter of protest. In a letter to the Greek Minister of Education Kostas Gavroglou, parents' associations...

UNICEF: More Refugee Children in Greek Schools than Ever Before

Greek schools are welcoming more refugee and migrant children who have been stranded in Greece since April of last year, according to UNICEF. Major efforts by the Greek Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs supported by UNICEF to get...

Greek School Year Starts Short 5,000 Teachers

The school year started on Monday in Greece with the traditional holy water sanctification. Over one million students went to class, but with 5,000 less teachers. Specifically, the first bell for the 2017-2018 school year rang for 573,744 grade school...

Greek PM Announces Changes in Education System

"We believe that all Greek people have the right to a modern public education system," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said upon visiting the Ministry of Education. The prime minister visited the ministry in order to announce the changes in the...

Greece Does Not Absorb a Single Euro From EU Fruit and Veg in Schools Program

Greece did not absorb a single euro from the EU’s fruit and vegetables in schools program because no tender was submitted to a call, according to EURACTIV.com. The European Commission recently announced the absorption rates of a 150 million euro...

2,500 Children Refugees are Going to Greek Schools

2,500 children refugees and migrants are going to Greek schools under the Education Ministry's programme financed by the European Union. The International Organization for Migration is responsible for the transport of the children from the hosting centers to the schools...

Men Occupy Senior Positions of Greek Education Administration, Myschool Platform Reveals

Men occupy the majority of senior positions in the hierarchy of the education ministry and Greece's education administration system, based on the data supplied by the education ministry, IT platform myschool for the last school year (2015-2016). Women only hold...

European Commission Report Slams Education in Greece

Education in Greece is on a downhill slope and Greek students fare worse than the EU average, says the European Commission "Education and Training Monitor 2016" report. According to the report, the new all-day school does not include an educational...