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Strike at Greek Universities Illegal

The court’s ruled that the strike of the administrative staff at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and the University of Athens (UOA) is illegal. “The two Greek universities will open on Monday. We all have to contribute in...

University Conflicts Taken to Court

According to the newspaper "Proto Thema," Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos, the Greek Minster of Education has taken the issue of closed universities to court. Nearly a week ago, Arvanitopoulos, gave an ultimatum to the rectors of the National Technical University of...

Samaras: Management Audit on all Universities

Greek Mininster of Education Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos asked the Ministry of finance to begin management audit on all universities. This order was given by Greek Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras himself. Antonis Samaras has ordered both the ministries of Education and Finance,...

ODPTE Files a Complaint Against Greek Ministers

The Federation of Administrative Staff in Higher Education (ODPTE) had filed a complaint against the Minister of Administrative Reform Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Education Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos, as TO VIMA reports. The administrative employees demand the adjournment of the deadline for submitting...

Arvanitopoulos Insists On College Firing List

Greek Education Minister Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos, sent a letter on Sept. 30 to the deans of the universities in Greece, asking for the names of the administrative employees that will be suspended that they have refused to give  and in...

Αrvanitopoulos Demands College Firing List

Greek Minister of Education Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos sent a letter on Sept 30 to the deans of the universities in Greece asking for the names of the administrative employees that will be suspended that they have refused to supply, and in protest...

Muslims Of Thrace Ask For Bilingual Education

The minority of Thrace, addressed a request letter to the Greek Minister of Education Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos, for the creation of bilingual minority kindergartens. The announcement published in the Turkish media was, "The Friendship Equality and Peace Party (FEP) sent a...

Greek University of Ioannina Faces Closure

Due to the strict fiscal policy and mobility scheme that the Troika imposes, the Greek government took great measures in order to reform the educational system of Greece. These measures led to a series of unfavorable modifications, for both...

Parliament Backs High School Reforms

The Greek Parliament, controlled by the ruling coalition government of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' New Democracy Conservatives and his partner, the PASOK Socialists, approved a bill that would let the administration proceed to overhaul high schools and transfer, suspend...

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...