EDUCATION

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NEWS

Respected stage director and actor Stathis Livathinos has resigned from the Drama School of the Greek National Theater, citing irreconcilable differences with students who have accused him of being a tyrant and a bully.


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CORONAVIRUS

School canteen owners and operators are demanding state aid, saying that due to successive lockdowns they have not worked for more than 50 days over the past year.

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EDUCATION REFORM

New legislation stipulating changes in the administration of the universities and the evaluation of Greece’s 170,000 public and private school teachers will be unveiled in March, Kathimerini understands.


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EDUCATION

Greek universities are somewhat notorious for bending transparency and fair competition rules by demanding an unlikely combination of qualifications from candidates for new posts that usually corresponds to the CV of specific people they are seeking to appoint. 


[InTime News]
EDUCATION

Just three in a succession of education ministers since the restoration of democracy managed to carry out reforms that touched the essence of the contradictions prevailing in Greek society.

Prison school director Petros Damianos poses outside the building of Avlona's prison school, north of Athens, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. With Greece's schools shut due to the pandemic, all lessons have gone online. But the online world isn't within reach of everyone - and particularly not within reach of the students of Avlona Special Youth Detention Center, where internet devices are banned by law from the cells. [Thanassis Stavrakis/AP]
SOCIETY

Setting up a television channel from scratch isn’t the most obvious or easiest thing for a math teacher to do — especially without prior technical knowledge and for use inside a prison.



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EDUCATION

The provision in the education reform bill that passed Thursday, that a passing grade is the minimum required for a student to enter university, will severely disrupt the operation of Greek public universities.

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EDUCATION

The mission of the new police force to serve on university campuses will be to avoid the “humiliation” of any more rectors, Citizens’ Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis told Kathimerini in an interview


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EDUCATION

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and opposition leader Alexis Tsipras could hardly find any common ground in Thursday’s final day of debate over the education reform bill.