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Greece Announces New Emergency Measures as Coronavirus Cases Rise to 73

Greek Health authorities announced on Sunday afternoon that seven new cases of the Covid19 coronavirus have been diagnosed in the country, raising the total number of victims to 73. The announcement was made by Sotiris Tsiodras, the Health Ministry spokesperson...

Italy Closes All Schools, Death Toll Rises to 107

The Italian government announced on Wednesday afternoon, after hours of speculation, that all schools across the country will remain closed until March 15, beginning on Thursday. ''For the government, it was not a simple decision,'' Italian Education Minister Lucia Azzolina...

Coronavirus: Greece Closes Schools, Theaters, Cinemas in Achaea, Zante and Elis

Greek authorities announced on Wednesday evening that emergency preventative measures will be taken in three counties in the West of the country amid Covid19 coronavirus fears. More specifically, the regional units of Achaea, Zakynthos (Zante) and Elis (Ilia) will be...

Coronavirus: Greece Closes Eight Schools in Athens, Bans All School Trips Abroad

The Greek Ministries of Health and Education announced on Friday that a total of eight schools will shut down in Attica as a precautionary measure to help prevent the spread of the COVID19 Coronavirus. The schools that will be forced to...

Greek Schools to Obtain Superfast Broadband in Major Upgrade

The Greek Ministries of Education and Digital Governance announced on Monday that they will very soon initiate procedures to upgrade the internet connections of the country's schools, offering much higher speeds to every school unit in Greece. The upgrading work...

Previous SYRIZA Government's Reforms to Religious Education Ruled Unconstitutional

The Council of State (STE), Greece's highest administrative court, published its ruling on Friday in which it deems the changes to religious education introduced by the previous government as unconstitutional. The left-wing government of the SYRIZA coalition changed the way religious...

Education Minister Announces Best Students Will Again be Chosen as Parade Flag-Bearers

Greek Minister of Education Niki Kerameus announced on Thursday that the best student in each school across the nation will be chosen as flag-bearer from now on during Greece's student parades, which are a part of major national celebrations. Speaking in...

Greek Independent Authority Rules Against Recording of Religious Faith at School

Greece's data protection authority (HDPA) ruled on Wednesday that keeping records of the religious faith of students violates the constitution and the European Convention on Human Rights. The independent authority also ruled that it is illegal to ask parents to...

Nearly 12,500 Refugee Children Now Attend Greek Schools

Merope Tzoufi, Greece's Alternate Education Minister, presented the latest data concerning the Education of refugee children in Greece on Thursday. Tzoufi said at a special event held in the Greek Ministry of Education that approximately 12,500 refugee children are currently...