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Simplified Religious Studies Exemption

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There has been a significant argument over the recent announcement from the Alternate Minister of Education Sia Anagnostopoulou that the exemption from religious studies is to be simplified.

The Human Library

The Human Library

It works like a conventional library with tables and chairs for study. Except you won’t find any card catalogues and shushing librarians and there aren’t any books on loan. They’re people. Welcome to Greece’s own Human Library – a project launched in Greece two years ago to give victims of stereotypes and prejudice the chance […]

Segregated Education for Roma

Segregated Education for Roma

Via the Greek Helsinki Monitor Czech, Greek and Croatian governments flaunt Court rulings on Roma education Three years after landmark decision, segregation still the norm PRAGUE, November 10, 2010—The Czech Republic has failed to comply with European law and integrate Romani children into mainstream schools, said the Open Society Justice Initiative, the European Roma Rights […]

And One Step Back

And One Step Back

via Kathimerini NEW Democracy leader Antonis Samaras (L) announced his party’s intention to completely overhaul ruling Pasok’s latest immigration law as soon as his party comes to power. Pasok’s law in March of this year opened a path to the automatic acquisition of citizenship for a child born in Greece whose parents have been legally […]