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Police Raid Two Schools and Put an End to Student Sit-Ins

Police raided the grounds of two secondary schools in Lamia, central Greece, where pupils were staging school sit-ins to protest cutbacks and the poor facilities at their grounds. The police officers entered the grounds on Friday and arrested 11...

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...

Schaeuble: 'Not Responsible for Greek Crisis'

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble had a long conversation with French students as part of a university program, which did not conclude in his favor, notes the German daily Suddeutsche Zeitung. Schaeuble visited the elite Science Po University in Paris,...

The 'Creativity Project': And The Prize Goes To… Naxos Students

First grade students of the all-day elementary school of Vivlos in the Greek island of Naxos starred in an inspiring short film entitled "Let's imagine the school of our dreams," winning the first prize during a special ceremony in Crete...

Greek Govt to Call Tourists, Students and Houskeepers to Arms to Tackle Tax Evasion

Tourists, students and housekeepers are going to be called, among others, to deal with Greece’s long standing tax evasion problem, according to Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis’ seven economic reforms list, in order to unlock the 7.2-billion-euro bailout assistance....

Students Clash with Police Outside Greek Education Ministry

Some 1,500 protesting students, parents and teachers gathered earlier today outside the Education Ministry in Athens, Greece, in order to protest against the government-planned education reforms. The protest rally ended with tension and at least two students were detained...

Student Protest Rally in Athens Against Education Reforms

The second pan-educational demonstration within a period of four days took place in downtown Athens, Greece, earlier today, starting at 12:00 pm from the city's University Propylaea, with the participation of more than 1,500 secondary school students and teachers. The...

Students Enrolled in Occupied Cyprus' Tertiary Education Top 70,000

The number of students enrolled in tertiary education in the occupied part of Cyprus is expected to top 70,000 this academic year. The number of newly-registered students in occupied Cyprus has seen a year-on-year increase since 2008. Last year’s figures reveal that...

Education Ministry Presents Program for Expat and Foreign Students

The Greek Ministry of Education has launched a video creation competition for expat and foreign students, entitled "Good morning-One day in your town-Greece and you". The competition aims to bring Greek students who live abroad closer to Greece, as well...

One Out of Five Greek Students Smoke

According to research carried out in 2012 by the Institute of Mental Health, one in five Greek students are smoking. A total of 683 schools took part in the study, with students aged between 13 and 19. The Deputy Minister...