University of California Announces New Lectureship in Modern Greek
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has announced the establishment of a permanent new position for a lecturer in Modern Greek. The SNF & Ioannis P....
Modern Greek Returns to the University of Utah
The University of Utah recently announced that Modern Greek will be taught at the Department of World Languages and Cultures starting this semester. One of the beginner Modern Greek classes will be taught by Pagona Tsoutsounis. She has been teaching...
NYU Provost’s Love Affair With Greece Started at a Taverna on Crete: Meet Dr. Katherine Fleming
American historian and academic Katherine Elizabeth Fleming became an Honorary Greek Citizen in 2016 for her contributions to Greek culture.
Education Ministry 'Tidies' Greek Language Schools Abroad
The Ministry of Education is forging ahead with changes to Greek language teaching abroad in an effort to find ways to cut back funds in this sector. Deputy Minister Theodosis Pelegrinis is continuing negotiations for the construction of a...
Students Awarded For Excellence in Ancient and Modern Greek Tests
The Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and Victoria presented awards to the students who excelled in Modern Greek and Ancient Greek in Australia's Victorian Certificate of Education test for 2015. The VCE is the test high school students take to claim their diploma. The...
History of Teaching Greek in Australia
The teaching of Greek in Australia was the main subject of the lecture presented by the academic Anna Hatzinikolaou on September 6, as part of the Greek History and Culture Seminar, offered by the Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne...
Modern Greek Online by Australian University
Students of the Griffith University in Brisbane, will soon have the opportunity to benefit from the Modern Greek courses beginning in 2014 via the Internet. After a series of efforts and negotiations between the Greek community and the University of...
Aboriginal Student Scores Ace in Modern Greek
Katarina Hitchcock, a student of Aboriginal descent, made history after ranking top among many students who participated in the Leaving Certificate examination of the Lyceum in New South Wales. She managed to score the impressive degree of 97 out of...
Modern Greek in Australian Schools Curriculum
A Federal Member for Calwell, Maria Vamvakinou and for Hindmarsh, Steve Georganas welcomed the decision of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority’s (ACARA) to include Modern Greek in the National School Curriculum as a Second Language instead of...