Governing Body Information

Education Office at the Greek Embassy in London

The Education Office at the Greek Embassy in London is a department of the Ministry of Education in Greece. It coordinates, administrates and supervises Greek Language Education in the following countries: Great Britain, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia.

The Education Office promotes the teaching of the Greek language and Greek culture to citizens of the Greek diaspora in North Europe.
It organises inservice education and training courses for the teachers who teach in the morning and afternoon Greek schools, which are maintained by the Greek state.
The Education Office organizes and coordinates each year, the examination for the Certificate of Attainment in Greek in the following countries: Great Britain, Sweden, Denmark and Lithuania. The examinations take place in cooperation with The Centre for the Greek Language, which was established in 1994 in Thessaloniki, Greece, as a non-profit organization supervised by the Greek Ministry of Education.