The Role of Education in Greece's Recovery
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Speaker(s): Anna Diamantopoulou
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone
Recorded on 2 February 2011 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.
With the economic crisis in Greece, the government is embarking on an ambitious set of domestic reforms. What is the role of education in enhancing Greece's international competitiveness? Can Greece achieve the target of doubling R&D expenditure by 2020? Can the government realise its controversial reforms in the university sector and will they bring Greece closer to the rest of Europe? Anna Diamantopoulou is the minister for education, lifelong learning and religious affairs in Greece.
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