A teachers' rally protesting the Education Ministry's draft law on the new appointment system is currently underway in Athens.
Plans for a three-year programme to hire 15,000 permanent staff in education, launched by the education and administrative reconstruction ministries, were the main proposals outlined by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at a cabinet meeting…
A woman died and three others were injured when a train hit the car they were riding in after the driver got stuck on the tracks near Tithorea, northwest of Athens, on their way to teach in a local school.
Education Minister Costas Gavroglou said on Tuesday that a total of 15,000 teachers will be hired for public schools by 2022 on permanent basis, although the manner of their appointment is still to be worked out.
The government announced on Thursday that secondary education schools will be opening on Monday and not Friday, as was the schedule.
With just days left to the start of the new school year, the government on Tuesday recoiled from a confrontation with state teachers, conceding a number of their demands relating to mandatory teaching hours.