“How – and where – will Greek students learn that they are not just Greek, but also European citizens? Who will speak to them about the vision of a united Europe, built on top of the ruins of nationalism and the countless cemeteries of two Wold Wars fought on European soil? How will they learn to differentiate between patriotism and nationalism, between loving your country while being historically self-aware and hating others immersed in ethnocentric illusions of past grandeur or even victimization? Education is a furious search for balance that has to provide all three: modern practical abilities, essential knowledge, and human awareness,” writes George Pagoulatos in his article for “Kathimerini”.
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