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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 4

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 6

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 11

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…

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List of schools in Greece closed due to Coronavirus

Following the recent announcement by the Greek Ministry of Education of more school closures due to the coronavirus, GCT advises its readers in Greece that they can find the complete list of…

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THI Australia renews grant to SOS Family Support Program

The Hellenic Initiative (THI) Australia has renewed its support for SOS Children’s Villages Greece, providing children from disadvantaged families in Patras with critical educational and nutritional support. The €20,000 grant renewal will…

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Greek students get one less school holiday

The Greek government has cancelled the ‘school holiday’ on the feast day of Three Holy Hierarchs (Trion Ierarchon), and announced it will from now on be a default school day. The announcement…

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