Education Ministry

Romanian pupils win five gold, one silver medals at Balkan Mathematical Olympiad for Juniors

The junior pupil team of Romania won five gold medals and a silver medal at the XXII edition of the Balkan Mathematical Olympiad for Juniors, held 20-25 June in Agros, Cyprus, the Education Ministry (MEN) informs in a press release. Following these results, Romania ranked first in the unofficial rankings of nations with 219 points (of 240 possible).

Teachers to hold rally at Syntagma Square at noon

The OLME union representing Greek public school teachers has organized a rally at noon on Friday in downtown Athens, which is expected to cause traffic jams in the city center.

Teachers, who walked off the job on Friday, will be gathering at Syntagma Square to protest an Education Ministry bill changing the university entrance exam system.

Samos protest against schooling for migrant children continues

Numerous parents of pupils at a primary school on the eastern Aegean island of Samos kept their children away from classes on Monday in protest at the admission of children from the island's refugee camps.

According to reports, 106 out of 150 pupils at the Ano Vatheos school did not attend.

Clashes break out during student protest in central Athens

Clashes broke out on Monday in central Athens during a protest by students over planned changes to the higher education system.

Hooded youths lobbed Molotov cocktails at police on the fringes of Parliament and officers responded by firing tear gas during the violence which was short-lived and did not result in any injuries, according to sources.