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Greece to Abolish University Entrance Exams

Greece's education minister has announced a radical overhaul of the country's education system, including the abolition of university entrance exams. In an interview with Greek daily Ta Nea, Kostas Gavroglou says the abolition will affect today's first-year secondary-school students and...

Greek Education: 22 Ministers in 40 Years Turn Students into Guinea Pigs

Since the restoration of democracy in 1974, Greek high school students have become guinea pigs as 22 different Education Ministers - two of them twice - have tried to implement reforms that would put their name in history rather...

Greek Families Dream of Their Children Going to University

For years, summertime in Greece has been correlated with the stress of young students waiting to find out if they have gathered enough points to enter a university, according to "The Irish Times" journalist Richard Pine. In some cases,...

Greek Teachers To Strike During Panhellenics

The federation of secondary school teachers (OLME) has finally decided to go on a strike during the school-leaving exams which start on May 17, enet reports. OLME does not welcome the government's decision to increase teaching hours by two or...

Pan-Hellenic Exams Results for Children of Greeks Abroad

The Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning, and Religious Affairs announced the results from the Pan-Hellenic Examinations for admission to higher education for children of Greeks abroad and children of Greek officials serving abroad. Results can be accessed on the Ministry of Education official website results.minedu.gov.gr by entering the valid 6 digit code...