Greek state university

Academics underline need for change

Amid growing concern about lawlessness on university campuses, academics have called for interventions that will allow educational institutions to resume their smooth functioning while the new head of Greece's Institute of Educational Policy has underlined the need for reforms and regular evaluations at every level of the system if state education is to be upgraded. 

ASOEE academics issue petition calling for stop to lawlessness

In a joint petition issued on Saturday, 100 academics at the Athens University of Economics and Business (ASOEE), which was the scene of a tense standoff between police and far-left demonstrators last Monday, called for "institutional changes and structured actions aimed at the smooth functioning and upgrading of the Greek state university."