New government aims for extensive changes to education system
Greece’s education minister Niki Kerameus announced New Democracy’s plans for changes in the Greek education system in parliament on Sunday, which include changes to steer the education system towards the job market and sweeping modernisations.
Greek graduates still unequipped for job market, study suggests
The Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) has released a study which shows that Greece’s graduates are unequipped to meet the demands of the job market they graduate into.
Greece cheaper than average for majority of categories except food, most expensive for communications
Greece topped the list of 10 items with the most expensive communications in the European Union (EU), according to data compiled by ELSTAT. Communications included telecommunications as well as postal services and the internet.
Report exposes fractured and incomplete response to refugees
A report by Pro Asyl and Refugee Support Aegean has heavily criticised Greece’s asylum seeker reception framework and highlighted significant failures and lack of cohesion in the country’s refugee response.
Social impact of crisis seen easing in 2018, but 31.8 pct still at risk of poverty/exclusion
The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released a set of statistics on Friday which illustrated several aspects of Greek society, including poverty, income equality and living conditions.
Greeks mistrust in news and reliance on social media for information persists
The annual Digital News Report by the Reuters institute, which aims to dissect how news is consumed in various countries, has highlighted the fractured nature of Greeces' news landscape and how popular social media is as source of information.
Could Greece's immigration reforms have an impact on upcoming elections?
Debate around a recent amendment to Greece’s Citizenship Code has prompted a flurry of claims linking the granting of Greek citizenship to upcoming electoral contests.
Greeks among world's most discontent with democratic process, survey finds
A survey by the Pew Research Center has revealed that Greeks are some of the least satisfied globally when it comes to how democracy works in their country.
Survey highlights Greeks' conflicted relationship with EU
The European Commission’s (EC) public opinion survey ahead of the May 26 European Parliament elections has illustrated the attitudes of European citizens across 28 member states.
Divorces in Greece increase by 74.2 pct in 2017
Divorces in Greece jumped by 74.2 percent in 2017 compared to 2016 according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).