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Senior high schools across Greece to open on April 12
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Senior high schools across Greece to open on April 12

Panos - Apr 08, 2021

Senior high schools across the country will open on April 12 with both students and teachers obligated to take Covid-19 tests twice a week, every Monday and…

Schools and restaurants to remain closed until January 7, spokesperson announces
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Schools and restaurants to remain closed until January 7, spokesperson announces

Panos - Dec 08, 2020

The Greek government spokesperson, Stelios Petsas announced that schools, restaurants, entertainment, and sports venues (except ski resorts) will remain closed until January 7, during Monday’s press briefing.…

Primary schools, kindergartens, and nurseries closed until November 27
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Primary schools, kindergartens, and nurseries closed until November 27

Panos - Nov 16, 2020

The Minister of Education Niki Kerameos announced the suspension of the operation of primary schools, kindergartens, and nurseries from Monday, in order, as she stated, to limit the…

Opening date of schools in Greece to be re-assessed after concerns raised by expert committee
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Opening date of schools in Greece to be re-assessed after concerns raised by expert committee

Panos - Aug 24, 2020

Greek authorities are re-assessing the date for the opening of schools in the country after the epidemiological experts reportedly expressed concerns about the persistence of high numbers…

Greek schools to open on September 7
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Greek schools to open on September 7

Panos - Aug 17, 2020

The Greek government spokesman, Stelios Petsas confirmed in an interview that the Greek schools would be opening on September 7. Speaking to Open TV on Monday morning…

Primary schools reopen in Greece – PM Mitsotakis visits Athens Primary school
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Primary schools reopen in Greece – PM Mitsotakis visits Athens Primary school

Panos - Jun 01, 2020

Primary schools, kindergartens and special schools that remained closed since March due to the pandemic reopened on Monday. Classes that usually end on June 15 will now run…

All Greek schools to close for 14 days as a safety measure due to coronavirus
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All Greek schools to close for 14 days as a safety measure due to coronavirus

Panos - Mar 11, 2020

The Greek Minister of Health Vasilis Kikilias announced on Tuesday that all educational institutions of all levels across the country (kindergartens, primary schools, high schools, colleges, universities,…

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Most schools to close on Tues. in greater Athens area due to cold front

Panos - Jan 08, 2019

Fears of a harsher than usual cold front blowing through the greater Athens area on Tuesday caused the regional authority for the area to order schools in…

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Schools in Attica, Peloponnese, western Greece, Kefalonia & Zakynthos closed due to extreme weather

Panos - Sep 28, 2018

All primary and secondary schools in the Attica region will remain closed on Friday, September 28 due to the extreme weather conditions. Similarly, schools in the Peloponnese…

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All schools closed on December 4

Panos - Dec 04, 2017

Greek high schools will remain closed today, Monday, December 4 due to a nationwide protest by the students. The student body decided to march on the Education…

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Greek Schools to Receive up to 7,000 Refugee Children This Year

Panos - Oct 19, 2017

The Greek Education ministry has announced that about 7,000 refugee children will be attending classes in Greek primary and secondary schools this year – up by 2,000…

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Gavroglou: “Absolutely no changes to religious studies in schools”

makis - Nov 08, 2016

The new Minister of Education Kostas Gavroglou has announced that “absolutely no changes” will be carried out to religious studies in schools, during an interview for the…

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Gavroglou: “Absolutely no changes to religious studies in schools”

makis - Nov 07, 2016

The new Minister of Education Kostas Gavroglou has announced that “absolutely no changes” will be carried out to religious studies in schools, during an interview for the…

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Another parents’ group votes to block refugees from schools

makis - Sep 26, 2016

Two parents' associations voted over the weekend to block child refugees from attending local schools, the latest in a string of objections to the government's initiative. In…

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Problems mar start of school

Panos - Sep 13, 2016

The Greek school year got off to an inauspicious start Monday, with teachers’ unions slamming Education Minister Nikos Filis over staff shortages and for undermining education standards.…

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Schools set to open Monday

Sokratis - Sep 10, 2016

Pupils at junior and high schools across Greece are expected to start the new academic year Monday as public schools open, with the Education Ministry issuing new…

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Primary school teachers call strike for Sept. 15

Panos - Sep 02, 2016

Primary school teachers are to strike on September 15 in protest at government plans to scrap primary schools with late closing hours as part of its efforts…