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Minister to boost profile of Cyprus’ higher education

Education Minister Athena Michaelidou said on Tuesday plans are underway to boost the profile of Cyprus’ higher education. Speaking following an interministerial meeting aimed at developing the field, she said the “internationalisation and promotion of the quality of this country’s…

Youth unemployment threatens social cohesion says minister

Youth unemployment has reached large proportions and threatens social cohesion and the future of the country, Education Minister Athena Michaelidou said on Tuesday. Her greeting was read out by secondary education director Kyprianos Loui during a yearly employment conference at…

Education minister awards schools for implementing CLIL approach

Education Minister Athena Michaelidou presented awards on Thursday to schools which employ the “content and language integrated learning” (CLIL) approach for second and other language education. A total of 85 primary schools and nurseries were awarded at the ceremony, awarded…

Cabinet implements measures to address school violence

Cabinet on Wednesday decided on a series of measures to combat violence and delinquency in schools, Education Minister Athena Michaelidou said following the meeting. She said that everyone recognises that the phenomenon of violence and delinquency does not only concern…