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New Greek Government to Abolish Selecting Flag-Bearers by Draw

The new conservative government announced on Tuesday its intention to radically overhaul primary and secondary education in Greece, including the abolition of the controversial measure introduced by the previous leftist administration to pick flag-bearers by draw. Niki Kerameus, Greece's new...

Munich Plans to Demolish its Unfinished Greek School

A more than 20-year-old dispute between the Greek state and the local Council of Munich,  Germany is set to end with the demolition of the unfinished Greek school, which is currently not much more than a shell. The German newspaper...

Refugee Kids Get Scholarships for the American Community School

Young refugees in Athens are getting the chance of a free education at the city's American Community School (ACS) through a scholarship project being run by the HOME Project NGO. Eighteen scholarships have been made available through support from the Shapiro...

British School Uses Aristotle to Teach Pupils How to Spot ‘Fake News’

A leading private school in the UK will use Greek philosophers to teach pupils how to spot "fake news" on social media, as it prepares to launch a new course in the new year. Brighton College will begin offering the...

Parents Fined by Manchester School After Taking Son to Crete Wedding

A mother from Manchester has been fined £120 after she took her son to Greece during the school term time, so he could attend his grandmother's wedding. Vicky Armitage has slammed the decision of her son's school and the local...

Greek Diaspora Shows Great Support for Christos from Arkioi Island

Nine-year old Christos from the remote Greek island of Arkioi in the Dodecanese, and his primary school teacher Maria Tsaliera, have received a huge amount of love and support from the Greek diaspora after Greek Reporter featured their unique story. Christos is...

Outcry in Greece as Preschoolers Show Off their Painting Skills on Horse (photos)

Animal rights groups have threatened to sue a kindergarten in Thessaloniki for making small kids paint on the body of a white horse. The incident appears to have occurred on September 27, and according to the school, it was meant...

1,200 Children Migrants and Refugees Complete First School Trimester in Greece

Over 1,200 children migrants and refugees completed their first trimester in school, according to the International Migration Organisation (IMO). IMO said that 35 school buses transfer every day children from 13 hosting centers throughout the country to the closest...

The Plan for Refugee Reception Classes at Greek Schools

    The ministries of education and migration presented the education plan for refugee children. The program is based on the suggestions of a team of scientists who gathered their findings together in May 2016. The plan is as follows: Primary and secondary education reception...

Penal Action Against Oraiokastro's Racist School Parents and Mayor

  Prosecutor Syrmo Kakali of Thessaloniki's Court of First Instance intervened following a decision by the Parents and Guardians Association of the elementary school of Oraiokastro to stage a sit-in at the school. The parents decided to stage the occupation...