Philippine School in Greece

Philippine School in Greece
Address
15 Thimaton Polemou, Kareas Vyronas, Athens, Greece 16233 Athens, Greece


Greece
CoordinatesCoordinates: 37°56′43″N 23°46′05″E / 37.9452545°N 23.767929900000013°E / 37.9452545; 23.767929900000013
Information
TypePhilippine international school
Established1997

Philippine School in Greece (PSG), formerly the Katipunan Philippine Cultural Academy-Philippine School (KAPHILCA-PSG)[1] is a Philippine international school in Vyronas, Attica, Greece;[2] it was previously in Ambelokipi, Athens. The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) supervises the school, which operates under the Cultural Section of the Philippine embassy in Athens.[3] It is Europe's sole Philippine international school.[4]

History

It was established on September 9, 1997, and on June 29, 1999,[2] it was accredited by the Philippine Department of Education.[5] It was established after a visit of Fidel V. Ramos, former President of the Philippines to Athens in June 1997.[3]

As of 2010, about 185 students are enrolled.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Katipunan Philippine Cultural Academy-Philippine School in Greece announcement." Embassy of the Philippines in Greece. Retrieved on September 24, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "Philippine School in Greece." Commission on Filipinos Overseas. Retrieved on September 24, 2015. "15 Thimaton Polemou, Kareas Vyronas, Athens, Greece 16233 Athens, Greece"
  3. ^ a b "KAPHILCA or Katipunan Philippines Cultural Academy Archived 2015-09-24 at the Wayback Machine." Embassy of the Philippines in Athens. Copyrighted 2007. Retrieved on September 24, 2015. "KAPHILCA is located at No. 64 Pontou Street, Ambelokipi, Athens. "
  4. ^ "PSG-Kaphilca Surges Ahead for 2009-10 Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine." Official Website of the Website of Former Ambassador Rigoberto Tiglao. Retrieved on September 24, 2015.
  5. ^ "Filipino Schools Around The World." Illustrado Magazine. August 27, 2015. Retrieved on September 24, 2015.


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