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87-year-old great-grandmother graduates with a nursing degree

87-year-old great-grandmother graduates with a nursing degree

“Today I won what I dreamed of,” said 87-year-old great-grandmother Sultana Gesiou, holding her nursing assistant certificate, Thetoc reported. Sultana Gesiou graduated from Εσπερινό Επαγγελματικό Λύκειο Κοζάνης. Despite being 87-years-old, she wanted…

Greek PM speaks to children all over the world learning Greek

Greek PM speaks to children all over the world learning Greek

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis participated in a video conference with Greek kids all over the world, as well as children of different nationalities learning Greek. Mitsotakis spoke with students and teachers…

Report reveals lockdown's toll on university students in Greece

Report reveals lockdown’s toll on university students in Greece

According to new research conducted by the Panhellenic Medical Association, during the coronavirus lockdown, depression, stress and suicidal thoughts increased among Greek university students. The study was carried out under the auspices of…

Chile to shut down its embassy in Athens 1

Chile to shut down its embassy in Athens

The Chilean ambassadors of Greece, Denmark, Algeria, Syria and Romania were informed on Friday, that they will have to finish their affairs before the end of the year, 24 Horas reported. The…

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Mount Athos reopens its gates to pilgrims and employees

Mount Athos opened its gates on Monday for the first time after the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, to both pilgrims and employees, following special permits. Visitors numbers, however, will be limited…

Summer Nostos Festival goes online

The Summer Nostos Festival goes online – RetroFuture Edition

The Summer Nostos Festival (SNFestival) is an international multifaceted arts, sports and education event. The festival aspires to become a friendly creative platform where people of all ages can express themselves and…

Primary schools and preschools in Greece reopening on June 1 6

Primary schools and preschools in Greece reopening on June 1

Primary schools, preschools and day care facilities will open again on June 1, government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Sunday evening. The decision was made by the Prime Minister following recommendations by…

Greek diaspora schools to test StaEllinika platform 8

Greek diaspora schools to test StaEllinika platform

The StaEllenika initiative, announced in April by the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, serves as the platform of suite of apps for young Greek language learners developed through Simon Fraser University (SFU).…

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Sotiris Tsiodras proposes to open primary schools on June 1

The recent easing of restrictive measures against the novel coronavirus in Greece so far shows no high dispersal in the community, said Health Ministry spokesperson and infectious diseases expert Professor Sotiris Tsiodras…

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Greek PM visits the 7th Gymnasium of Athens in Pagrati

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the 7th Gymnasium of Athens in Pagrati on Monday, accompanied by the Education Minister Niki Kerameus and Deputy Education Minister Sofia Zacharaki. On the occasion of…

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Mount Athos extends coronavirus shutdown

Mount Athos has extended its ban for visitors and pilgrims to May 17, as part of measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus. According to the decision of the administration of Mount…

Children of the Greek diaspora learn about their homeland 13

Children of the Greek diaspora learn about their homeland

The General Secretariat for Greeks Αbroad of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies, have designed a series of apps to bring the children…

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TV, a new way of learning for school children in Greece

Following the closure of all educational institutions earlier this month to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the Education Ministry is planning to offer educational television programs for primary school children via…