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Avlonas Prison School for Young Offenders wins EPEA Prize.

The Gymnasium and Lyseum at Avlonas Prison for Young Offenders has won the 2018 International Day of Education in Prison (IDEP) Contest. The Prize was won by a group of teachers and students of the Gymnasium and Lyceum that operates within the Avlonas Prison for Young Offenders, for which Sofia …

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2,700 liters of heating oil stolen from school in mountainous Siatista

The director of Technical high-school (EPAL) in Siatista tried in vain to start the heating on Wednesday morning. The system did not work even though 2,700 liters of heating oil were delivered just one day earlier. When he went to check the tank he found out that not a single …

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Detached ceiling fan injures pupils in Thessaloniki school

Two elementary school pupils were injured when the ceiling roof fan detached and fell on the children in the class. The class in one of the rooms of the 5th Elementary School of Thessaloniki had just started on Thursday morning, when the teacher turned the fan on. Within minutes the …

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Prosecutor orders investigation into death of bullying victim

Athens prosecutor has ordered an urgent investigation into the circumstances that led a 15-year-old boy into suicide. The boy had left a note accusing six of  his friends and classmates of bullying him. The boy was found hanging on the balcony of his parents home in Argyroupoli suburb of south …

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2,800 refugee children in Greece’s camps attended school in 2018

The Migration Agency of the United nations,  the European Union and Greece’s authorities helped a total of 2,800 refugee and migrant children go back to school in the year 2018.  The UN Migration Agency IOM announced on Friday that almost 2,800 children living in Greece in open-accommodation centres for migrants …

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“Eco program” to educate kindergarten & school children in Fur Production

An “ecological and education program about how fur is made” for kindergarten and elementary school children? If nothing else, Greece’s government has little to not at all knowledge about animal rights or the global debate about fur. Greek Education Ministry was forced to cancel this ambitious and criminal program not …

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Greek authorities on alert after 45 out of 60 students get sick in regional high school

Greek health authorities are on alert after 45 out of 60 students in a regional high school went sick on Monday. The director of the high school in Akraifnio, in the Viotia Prefecture, north of Attica, decided to close the school Closed the Akrafnaio school by Orhomenos. According to preliminary …

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Dog missing after 6.3R earthquake returns home when school bell rings

For one year, the dog called Bubis was the mascot of the primary school in Vrisa on the island of Levsos. He disappeared from the area after the powerful 6.3 R earthquake stroke on June 12th,  devastated the village and brought also the school to collapse.When the school bell rang …

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Stray bullet kills 11-year-old boy during celebrations to end school year in West Athens

A 11-year-old boy was fatally shot during celebrations ending the school year at the 6th elementary school in Acharnon/Menidi municipality in northwest Athens short after 9 o’ clock Thursday evening. The incident is unprecedented for Greece. It shocks parents, the community and the Greek society. While it was initially assumed …

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Greece installs first photovoltaic virtual net-metering PV on school rooftop

Greece’s first virtual net-metering PV system is installed on the rooftop of a school in Thessaloniki, the country’s second biggest city. The system is funded by Greenpeace Greece but is not yet connected to the grid, as it is waiting for the ministry to pass a new law. Net-metering (or …

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Hand grenade found outside school in Athens

A hand grenade was found in a park next to an elementary school in Labrini area in Galatsi suburb of Athens on Tuesday. The school director who happened to found the grenade immediately called the police. Special police forces and explosives experts rushed to the point to find out that …

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Skouries Gold Mine: Clashes between residents & police, tear gas in school

Broader clashes between angry residents and police started on Tuesday morning in Ierissos, Chalkidiki, the area where the disputed gold mining triggers tension. Greek media report that the residents started the incidents when they attempted to hinder police units from searching in some homes of the area. picture @katerinaelikaki Tear gas in school …

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Rethymnon: School Children Attend Classes in a …Church

You have to live in Greece to have an insight picture of what exactly going on here with a state unable to pay its duties. Three months after the beginning of the school year and elementary school children Gerani Rethymno still doing course on “borrowed” spaces, which have been converted …

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Larisa: Teacher Muzzles Pupils with Tape

A school teacher silenced two elementary school pupils with a tape because they were talking too much! The pupils managed to unmuzzle themselves and complained to their parents about the unbelievable teacher’s behaviour. On their part, the parents complained to the headmaster who ordered an investigation on the issue and …

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