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New school year to begin on September 7, Education Min announces
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New school year to begin on September 7, Education Min announces

Panos - Jun 19, 2020

The new school year will start on Monday 7 September, earlier than any other year, the Education Ministry announced on Thursday. "The decision was taken in order…

Primary schools and kindergartens to reopen on June 1st
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Primary schools and kindergartens to reopen on June 1st

Panos - May 25, 2020

More details will be provided at the regular press briefing Government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Sunday that the primary schools and kindergartens would open on June…

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Greek authority rules against recording of faith at school

Panos - Sep 05, 2019

Greece's independent privacy authority has ruled it unconstitutional and illegal for school authorities to keep records of pupils' religious faith. The non-binding decision by the Data Protection…

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Greek primary school students win 1st prize in Particle4U Competition

Panos - Mar 09, 2018

The 2nd and 6th Primary Schools of Artemida impressed the jury with the “Quark Show” Out of the 77 entries from 15 countries that entered the competition…

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New school season starts with problems

Panos - Sep 11, 2017

Education Ministry disputes vacancies presented by teachers unions The new school season starts today in Greece with over half a million primary school students, and an equal…

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School flag-bearers will be chosen by lot, rather than achievement

makis - Aug 02, 2017

The government has scrapped a long tradition of honoring top pupils by selecting them to carry the national flag in school parades. From now on flag-bearers will…

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School divided over classes for refugee children

makis - Jan 23, 2017

The prospect of refugee children attending classes at a primary school in Larissa, central Greece, as part of a nationwide government initiative, has divided teachers and parents.…

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Lesvos: 12 Syrian and Afghan refugees enroll in school

makis - Nov 10, 2016

Twelve children refugees from Syria and Afghanistan have enrolled in the 8th primary school of Mytilene on Lesvos. According to the Ethnos newspaper, the 12 refugee children…

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Lamia: Parents react at refugees attending elementary school

makis - Nov 07, 2016

A number of parents with children enrolled at the 6th elementary school in Lamia have arranged a ‘demonstration’ against the refugee students attending the school in the…

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Volvi: Parents keep children at home over refugees attending school

makis - Oct 13, 2016

The regional director of education for Central Macedonia Panagiotis Ananiadis has called for the public prosecutor to intervene in the student abstention at an elementary school in…

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Anagnostopoulou on the challenges of the new school year

makis - Aug 23, 2016

The Alternate Minister of Education Sia Anagnostopoulou argued in an interview on SKAI that the “major challenge” is for the new school year to begin without any…

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Substitute teachers and school personnel hired via NRSF funds

makis - Aug 09, 2016

A budget of 216.1 million euros, to come from NRSF funds, has been approved by the Ministry of Economy that will go towards hiring substitute teachers and…