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1. Fidias' win triggers debate on political behavior

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/fidias-win-triggers-debate-on-political-behavior

Last Sunday, when election winner Fidias Panayiotou appeared on the panel of Alpha TV station, it was not his incongruous outfit or his unusual behaviour, rushing to kiss and hug the presenters, that caused embarrassment....

2. Schools to close early on Friday due to heatwave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-to-close-early-on-friday-due-to-heatwave

Education Minister Athina Michaelidou defended the government's decision to suspend classes early on Friday due to soaring temperatures, calling it a balanced approach despite inevitable discontent....

3. Heatwave forces classes outdoors due to lack of air conditioning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-forces-classes-outdoors-due-to-lack-of-air-conditioning

As Cyprus endures a sweltering heatwave with temperatures reaching 45 degrees Celsius, public school teachers have been forced to hold classes outdoors due to the lack of air conditioning. The extreme heat has rendered classrooms unbearable, prompting educators to seek any available shade....

4. Minister: Air conditioners coming to 50 schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-air-conditioners-coming-to-50-schools

The Ministry of Education, Sports, and Culture will install air conditioners in 50 schools in the coming days, with a three-year plan in place to equip all schools where installation is feasible, Minister Athina Michaelidou announced Thursday....

5. Education minister advocates for AI integration in education at EU council meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/education-minister-advocates-for-ai-integration-in-education-at-eu-council-meeting

Modernisation of the curriculum in order to enhance digital skills and critical thinking, so that, among other aims, students can learn to use artificial intelligence......

6. Drug enforcement cops send 420 youths to rehab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-enforcement-cops-send-420-youths-to-rehab

Between 2021 and 2024, YKAN, Cyprus' drug enforcement agency, facilitated rehabilitation treatment programs for 420 young individuals, the majority of whom were students. ...

7. Minister Michaelidou champions women in sports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-michaelidou-champions-women-in-sports

Our priority is the promotion and participation of women in all aspects of sport, focusing our efforts on cooperation and consultation with relevant bodies......

8. Cyprus revamps school curriculum to address financial literacy gap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-revamps-school-curriculum-to-address-financial-literacy-gap

In response to concerns over low financial literacy rates among Cypriots, highlighted in studies including the Central Bank's 2021 report, efforts to address the issue have been reignited. ...

9. European Writers' Day: A multicultural celebration of children's stories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/european-writers-day-a-multicultural-celebration-of-children-s-stories

Join us in celebrating the rich tapestry of European literature and nurturing a love for reading among the younger generation on European Writers' Day! ...

10. Dignitaries gather for 25th of March celebrations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dignitaries-gather-for-25th-of-march-celebrations

At 10 a.m. today, a Solemn Doxology took place in the Holy Church of Panagia Faneromeni, led by the Archbishop of Cyprus, Georgios. Among the distinguished guests...

11. Cyprus launches program for children with behavioral challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-program-for-children-with-behavioral-challenges

Cyprus is launching a pilot program in September for alternative schooling for children with extreme behavioral issues, the Education Minister said Friday....

12. Parliamentarian shines light on homophobic video screening at lyceum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliamentarian-shines-light-on-homophobic-video-screening-at-lyceum

A distressing occurrence unfolded as a homophobic video was screened before graduating students during their religious studies at a Nicosia high school....

13. Cyprus celebrates completion of €6.6M solar project in 405 schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-celebrates-completion-of-€6-6m-solar-project-in-405-schools

With a total expenditure of €6.6 million, the project to install Photovoltaic Systems in 405 school buildings in Cyprus was completed, offering significant energy......

14. Government's €6.6M solar project powers education sustainably

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-s-€6-6m-solar-project-powers-education-sustainably

In a significant leap towards sustainability, Cyprus has successfully concluded a €6.6 million project, installing photovoltaic systems in 405 school buildings. ...

15. Minister Michaelidou unveils ambitious strategy for sports talent development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-michaelidou-unveils-ambitious-strategy-for-sports-talent-development

All the necessary policies and actions are being adopted to promote talent in sport and to ensure an environment with equal opportunities and equal participation for all,...

16. Cabinet approves free preschool for 4-year-olds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-free-preschool-for-4-year-olds

The Council of Ministers today greenlit the expansion of free pre-primary education for 4-year-olds, announced Education Minister Athina Michaelidou following the conclusion of the Cabinet meeting....

17. Cabinet announces streamlined school enrollments and support for parochial education

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-announces-streamlined-school-enrollments-and-support-for-parochial-education

The Education Minister, Athena Michaelidou, shared today that the Cabinet has made an important decision to simplify the enrollment and transfers of children from schools abroad to schools in Cyprus....

18. Ministers focus on prevention in school drug crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministers-focus-on-prevention-in-school-drug-crisis

Last week, Ministers of Education and Justice, along with the Deputy Governor of YKAN, convened to address the escalating concern of drug-related incidents in schools....

19. Education minister pushing for all day schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/education-minister-pushing-for-all-day-schools

The Ministry of Education in Cyprus, led by Minister Athena Michaelidou, is on a mission to supercharge the all-day school scene. The goal? Give kids more time to learn and develop skills in a school setting....

20. Cyprus and Serbia strengthen ties with three key agreements

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-and-serbia-strengthen-ties-with-three-key-agreements

During President Nikos Christodoulides' official visit to Serbia, Cyprus and Serbia solidified their collaboration by signing three Memoranda of Understanding....

21. HIV patients denied care, forced to halt medication

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hiv-patients-denied-care-forced-to-halt-medication

In 2023, although HIV is no longer contagious, HIV-positive patients in Cyprus continue to face marginalization and social exclusion when taking medication....

22. Limassol International Book Fair returns for its second year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-international-book-fair-returns-for-its-second-year

The Limassol International Book Fair is back for its second edition, and it's set to captivate book enthusiasts from November 17 to 19 at Lanitis Carob Mills in Limassol. ...

23. Unusual school incident as teacher accused of cutting student's hair

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unusual-school-incident-as-teacher-accused-of-cutting-student-s-hair

In an incident that came to light today, a mother alleged that her son's hair was cut by a teacher at a high school in Limassol. ...

24. School escorts back on track to aid hundreds of disabled students

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-escorts-back-on-track-to-aid-hundreds-of-disabled-students

The perennial issue of meeting the needs of students requiring school assistants has resurfaced as the new school year begins. ...

25. Archbishop backs controversial sex education

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-backs-controversial-sex-education

Archbishop George has expressed a positive stance on sex education in schools. In a meeting held last week, Minister of Education Athena Michaelidou, Inspector of Secondary Education Home Economics Christiana Filippou Haridimou, and a representative of Secondary Education briefed His Beatitude on the content and details of the course....

26. School's in as grade schoolers begin year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-s-in-as-grade-schoolers-begin-year

The echoes of children's voices return to the halls of primary education as the academic year commences, with approximately 9,323 first-year students....

27. AUB Mediterraneo officially opens its doors in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aub-mediterraneo-officially-opens-its-doors-in-paphos

In a formal ceremony on Wednesday, the American University of Beirut's Mediterranean campus, AUB - Mediterraneo, was officially inaugurated at the Paphos Innovation Centre. ...

28. Helios Airways crash remembrance: 18 years on, victims honored

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/helios-airways-crash-remembrance-18-years-on-victims-honored

Eighteen years have passed since the crash on August 14, 2005 of an aircraft of Helios Airways, in the mountainous area of Grammatiko in Attica, Greece, resulting to the death of 121 people, including 22 children and the six-member crew....

29. Cyprus approves €35M plan for high-speed internet in rural areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-approves-€35m-plan-for-high-speed-internet-in-rural-areas

Cyprus Commissioner for state aid control Stella Michaelidou announced the approval of a €35-million subsidy scheme aiming to create very high capacity network (VHCN) connectivity in mainly rural areas that do not attract private sector interest....

30. Elementary school and kindergarten return to Turkish-occupied Kormakitis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elementary-school-and-kindergarten-return-to-turkish-occupied-kormakitis

On Wednesday, Athena Michaelidou, the Minister of Education, Sports, and Youth, announced that the Elementary School and Kindergarten in Turkish-occupied Kormakitis will reopen in September....

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