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Articles from Greece

  1. Fighting the commercialisation of education 28 November 2019

    Greece: Report warns of emerging privatisation in public education

    Today Education International (EI) affiliates in Greece launched a study revealing the growing trend towards privatisation in public education, following years of austerity and poor funding. The report marks the beginning of a regional strategy to fight privatisation and commercialisation in education in Southern Europe.

    Greece: Report warns of emerging privatisation in public education
  2. Fighting the commercialisation of education 19 June 2018

    “Between hope and despair in the EU copyright reform- What's in it for education?”, by Nikola Wachter

    Nikola Wachter

    I am a teacher by training and I am concerned about the current European Union copyright reform. I am familiar with the day to day practices of preparing lessons, the search for the best picture, text snippet, piece of music or video that will help me to explain a certain...

    “Between hope and despair in the EU copyright reform- What's in it for education?”, by Nikola Wachter
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 May 2018

    Go for it! The Bologna ministerial summit in Paris, by Andreas Keller

    Andreas Keller

    Isn’ it ironic? 50 years ago, in May 1968, students in Paris were going to the barricades and aspiring to a societal revolution – and initiated an overdue reform of higher education almost throughout Europe eventually. Today, in May 2018, ministers in charge of higher education from 48 countries belonging...

    Go for it! The Bologna ministerial summit in Paris, by Andreas Keller
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 April 2018

    Copyright and education: unequal conditions for teaching and learning in Europe, by Teresa Nobre

    Teresa Nobre

    What can a teacher do in a classroom with a poem, a video, an artwork or a piece of music created by someone else? From early childhood education to higher education, literary and artistic works can be used by teachers, academics and researchers, education support personnel and students for educational...

    Copyright and education: unequal conditions for teaching and learning in Europe, by Teresa Nobre
  5. Equity and inclusion 15 March 2018

    “What Europe can do for refugees and migrants’ education” by Silvia Costa MEP

    Silvia Costa

    Refugees and migrants education, especially minors, is a top priority, the best way to empower them and foster their integration, but also one of the principles on which the EU is funded. It is incredible, though, that education of migrants - especially forced migrants and refugees - seems to be...

    “What Europe can do for refugees and migrants’ education” by Silvia Costa MEP
  6. Equity and inclusion 18 October 2017

    Greece: Union pushes for access to education for all refugee children

    Confronted with a dramatic increase of refugees from neighbouring countries in conflict, the Greek Federation of Secondary State School Teachers is calling for solidarity to see that all children receive an education.

    Greece: Union pushes for access to education for all refugee children
  7. Fighting the commercialisation of education 5 June 2017

    The CETA’s “Investment Court System”: A Supreme Tribunal to Protect the Wealth of Foreign Nationals

    Gus Van Harten

    Imagine if governments proposed a supreme tribunal for the world. The tribunal would have the power to review anything countries can do in their sovereign role. It could review countries’ laws and regulations at any level. It could review the judgments of their highest courts.

    The CETA’s “Investment Court System”: A Supreme Tribunal to Protect the Wealth of Foreign Nationals
  8. Climate action and literacy 1 May 2017

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?

    As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?
  9. Equity and inclusion 30 September 2016

    Greece: Union pushes for access to education for all refugee children

    Confronted with a dramatic increase of refugees from neighbouring countries in conflict, the Greek Federation of Secondary State School Teachers is calling for solidarity to see that all children receive an education.

    Greece: Union pushes for access to education for all refugee children
  10. Union renewal and development 22 December 2014

    Greece: at age 90 OLME is honoured for mobilising against austerity

    As education quality suffers and teachers' salaries no longer provides for a decent living, "I tell young colleagues who take on a job on the Greek islands, that they better also learn how to fish."

    Greece: at age 90 OLME is honoured for mobilising against austerity
  11. Union renewal and development 22 December 2014

    Greece: at age 90 OLME is honoured for mobilising against austerity

    Education quality suffers and teachers' salaries no longer provide for a decent living: "I tell young colleagues who take on a job on the Greek islands that they better also learn how to fish."

    Greece: at age 90 OLME is honoured for mobilising against austerity
  12. Union renewal and development 23 April 2014

    Online consultation on teaching and learning 21st century skills

    KeyCoNet, the European schoolnet’s key competences network, invites teacher, head teachers, parents, students and other education stakeholders to participate in an online public consultation on 21st century skills and competence-based teaching and learning in schools.

    Online consultation on teaching and learning 21st century skills
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 March 2014

    Publication des résultats du Projet TIC

    Les résultats du projet du CSEE intitulé «Les syndicats d’enseignants luttent contre l’abandon scolaire prématuré par l’utilisation des Technologies de l’information et de la communication (TIC) dans l’éducation » ont été diffusés la semaine dernière.

    Publication des résultats du Projet TIC
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 11 March 2014

    Greece: education unionists face down police violence

    On 28 February, the Greek Federation of Secondary State School Teachers (OLME), one of EI’s national affiliates, organised a demonstration in Athens against the proposed dismissal of 12,500 education workers by 22 March. This demonstration took place at the same time as the Troika’s representatives were discussing permanent teachers and...

    Greece: education unionists face down police violence
  15. Union growth 3 March 2014

    Greece: education unionists face down police violence

    On 28 February, the Greek Federation of Secondary State School Teachers (OLME), one of EI’s national affiliates, organised a demonstration in Athens against the proposed dismissal of 12,500 education workers by 22 March. This demonstration took place at the same time as the Troika’s representatives were discussing permanent teachers and...

    Greece: education unionists face down police violence
  16. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 7 February 2014

    The functioning of the troika in crisis-hit countries: a new report from ETUC

    New ETUC Report on Troika activities confirms destructive effects in Cyprus, Greece, Ireland and Portugal. Based on ETUC investigation into the activities of the Troika of international leaders (EC-ECB-IMF) in selected countries, the Report condemns the takeover operated by the Troika over national elected governments.

    The functioning of the troika in crisis-hit countries: a new report from ETUC