Greece: Shakeup at the Higher Education Level

May 17th, 2019 The Greek government recently announced the merging of its technological education institutes (TEIs) into universities. Here are some facts on this merger with a brief overview of the universities and TEIs and the anticipated impact of the merger on Greece’s higher education system: About the merger: By a vote of 147 in […]

15 Facts on the Education System of Greece

July 23rd, 2015 Given the recent news on Greece and its economic crisis, we’d like to put the spotlight on its education system and offer you some highlights in this week’s blog post: Greece has been a republic since 1974, and became a member of the European Community (now the EU) in 1981. Greece has […]

Greece: Teachers’ strike, attacks on public education & privatization

September 26th, 2013 Like most of you, I’ve been watching the events in Greece unfolding from the sidelines. We have all been following the economic breakdown of the country and threats by the EU to rescind Greece’s EU member status. As Greece’s economy continues to spin out of control, giving rise to right wing fascist […]