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University entrance exams started – Much Ado about…

University entrance exams started on Friday morning with the participation of some 100,000 high school graduates struggling for a place in higher education. After days full of tension and protests that were not crowned with success,  the teachers’ union decided to refrain from going on strike The decision of the …

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Greek gov’t to issue 86,000 ‘civil mobilization’ orders for teachers …before the strike

Greek government is determined to have university entrance exams take place as scheduled. Starting date is the 17th of May 2013, not matter what. Therefore, after the teachers’ union announced on Friday that they would launch a strike, the education minister rushed to prime minister. Antonis Samaras signed a “civil …

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Education Ministry decision angers parents of special needs university candidates

Hundreds of students with special needs -candidates for the university entrance exams – are undergoing an unbelievable stress test as the Minister of Education, Anna Diamantopoulou, abolished the special exams centres in several areas across the country. Alone from the island of Crete 160 boys and girls will have to travel to …

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