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Refugee Students Attend First Day of Classes at the Intercultural School

The first bell rang for students around Greece on Monday, including refugees living in the country. As every year, the annual tradition of the blessing of schools and handing out of school books took place. The Athens News Agency...

Thessaloniki Mayor Approves Chinese School

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris decided upon the creation of a Chinese language school/institute in Macedonia. A Chinese delegation met with Boutaris to discuss ways to ensure that their children can have greater exposure to the Chinese language. Boutaris responded to...

School Year Starts Today in Greece

The school year for primary and secondary students starts today across Greece. Priests and politicians visit schools for the ceremonious first-day holy blessing event. Students will receive their books and meet their teachers. However, this school year starts with a shortage...

Greek Minister of Education Mulls Over Extension of School Year

The Greek school year may soon be longer, according to statements made by the Greek Minister of Education Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos, in a Sunday newspaper interview. "I feel that there are too many holidays. Students should learn more, and should learn...

Greek Children Access the Internet from Age Four

Before they even learn to spell the alphabet, young children in Greece surf the Internet on a daily basis. A survey conducted by the Safe Internet Awareness Centre in Greece shows that 2 out of 10 kindergarten children (aged 4-6)...