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Learning Greek has never been easier – even if you’re in the middle of nowhere

There are many benefits in teaching our kids Greek Learning the Greek language is very important for the preservation of the children’s cultural heritage and identity and for developing their …

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Modern Greek literature translators and writers called to get their work listed on the Census

The Census project is a vast and useful bibliography of English translations of literary works in Modern Greek. Originally compiled by Professor Dia Philippides of Boston College, and published in 1990 …

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Alexander the Great may have been alive after he was pronounced dead

Historians have been baffled by the mystery surrounding the death of Alexander the Great. The speculation has focused on death by infection, alcoholism or even murder by poison. A new …

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Back to school for Taxiarches Greek school

Established in 1961 by the existing Principal Poppy Drougas, the Taxiarches Greek School offers comprehensive Greek language and culture curriculum from Pre-Prep to VCE, providing opportunities for students to develop …

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Lonely at the school gate: Greek students challenged when they leave one country to attend school system of another

Christos Skarakis, Felicia Thanopoulos, Konstantinos Koumertas, Stavroula Lambropoulou, Iris Michaelidis, Yiota Pavlidis and Dimitris Diplos are a group of young Greeks, aged 16-18 years old. They found themselves in Australia …

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First-ever grape-squashing competition at St Nicholas Greek School

Children from St Nicholas Greek school Yarraville are putting their best feet forward in the first-ever grape squashing competition, in preparation for the upcoming Yarraville festival in February this year. …

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La Trobe offers course on Hellenism and diasporic communities

A subject exploring the historical evolution of Hellenism and its diverse manifestations in various parts of the modern world will be offered at La Trobe University during the upcoming summer …

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Hellenic Museum Summer School returns in January

After its successful launch last year, the Hellenic Museum Summer School returns to present four short courses looking at the ancient Greek world over one week from 7 to 11 …

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Modern Greek Studies: Present state, future prospects

The European Society of Modern Greek Studies (ESMGS) co-organised with the Department of Modern Greek Studies at Lund University in Sweden, the 6th European Congress of Modern Greek Studies titled …

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Teaching Greek through an innovative peer mentoring approach

The future of Greek language learning has been one of the key issues that has significantly concerned the Greek community, because although important initiatives have taken place over the years, …

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