Teachers and students in Greece observed an education strike on June 9, Tuesday, and staged protests across the country denouncing a controversial education bill proposed by the conservative New Democracy (ND) government.
The controversial bill presented by the Greek minister for education for public consultation on April 23 is likely to be voted on by the Greek parliament on June 10
The new bill for education proposed by the conservative New Democracy (ND)-led government in Greece has been opposed by teachers, students and parents across the country
The SYRIZA-led government proposed a new bill which stipulates secondary school students to choose which subjects they want to join for the next level of higher studies with in a limited time and limited options
The teachers are protesting against a new bill that proposes hiring 15,000 teachers on precarious contracts. The unions have demanded that 30,000 teachers be hired on a permanent basis
Chrisoula Lampoudi of PAME talks about the ongoing struggle of the teachers against the Greek government’s neoliberal policies in the field of education. The protests have met with brutal repression by the police