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16 May, 2021
 

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Displaying results 1-21 of 21 matches for query OELMEK.

1. Schools told to take ‘rustic’ measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-told-to-take-‘rustic-measures

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou drew criticism and humour on social media this week after he suggested young children in school could use throw blankets while doors and windows remained open for ventilation due to the pandemic...

2. Cypriot students take to the streets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-students-take-to-the-streets

Organized student groups were gathering outside the Presidential Palace in Nicosia on Thursday to protest the implementation of exams on a semester basis...

3. Wars continue over semesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-wars-over-semesters

OELMEK teachers voted on Monday against a proposed strike on exam day, essentially turning their backs on the leadership that has been calling on members to resist a new semester-based system...

4. Young intruders assault assistant principal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-intruders-assault-assistant-principal

A teachers union says a school principal in Paphos was physically attacked by out-of-school youngsters, adding that this is not the first time educators have had to endure similar behaviour from unruly teens...

5. Teacher strike looming over semesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teacher-strike-looming-over-opposition-to-semesters

State high school teachers are preparing to strike over their opposition to a semester-based exam schedule, with OELMEK union calling on its members to show no interest in putting the exams together...

6. Student in mental hospital after school fight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-in-mental-hospital-after-school-fight

A trade school student in Larnaca has been admitted to a mental health hospital after exchanging blows with another teen and two teachers who tried to break the fight...

7. Bridging proposal puts an end to education crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bridging-proposal-puts-an-end-to-education-crisis

Union teachers and government officials are closer than ever to restarting dialogue, following the adoption of a bridging proposal that appears to have ended the long dispute...

8. Government scrambles to counter teacher strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-scrambles-to-counter-teacher-strike

The government is putting together measures to minimise the impact of next week’s teacher strike, with the education minister saying he is willing to pick things up with the unions from where they were left off at the last handshake...

9. Teachers and government clash over strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-and-government-clash-over-strike

Union teachers decided Wednesday to go on a rolling strike, starting with a 48-hour industrial action next week while warning the government this is only the beginning...

10. Private schools unaffected by labour dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-schools-unaffected-by-labour-dispute

11. Teachers 'go slow' to show dissent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-go-slow-to-show-dissent

State teachers in public schools will take industrial action by ‘going slow’ in the first few days back to school, as unions seek a stronger mandate from members by asking them to approve a general strike...

12. Education crisis at end of tether

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/education-crisis-at-end-of-tether

Difficult days lie ahead in public education, with state teachers unions saying a last-minute proposal by ruling party Disy, at least at face value, is no different than the latest government measures already rejected...

13. Teachers march nine thousand-strong

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-march-nine-thousand-strong

Thousands of demonstrators descended on Presidential Palace Avenue on Tuesday, protesting a Cabinet decision to trim down the number of class-exempt teaching hours in state schools...

14. Teachers regroup ahead of big demonstration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-regroup-ahead-of-big-demonstration

States teachers unions rejected over the weekend a government attempt to seek middle ground in budgeting exempted hours, saying they had nothing to do with the proposal and warning they would resist any change without mutual agreement...

15. President makes final offer to teachers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-makes-final-offer-to-teachers

President Nicos Anastasiades has weighed in on the ongoing debacle between state educators and the government, drawing up a final offer to teachers and expecting an answer before the weekend is out...

16. Education debacle full of suspense

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/education-debacle-full-of-suspense

The president is weighing in on the ongoing debate between the government and state educators in a last ditch effort to avoid a bumpy start of the school year, but it is not clear whether the highly contested issue of budgeting hours will be taken off the table...

17. No labour peace as schools open next month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-labour-peace-as-schools-open-next-month

State teachers and the government failed to reach an agreement this week, with the education minister saying the unions were placing demands that cannot be addressed before September and accusing them of avoiding the budgeting issue...

18. Archbishop favours scrapping five religious school holidays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-favours-scrapping-five-religious-school-holidays

Archbishop Chrysostomos says religious holidays on school days no longer serve their purpose, suggesting that five of them should be eliminated while also taking a jab at union teachers...

19. Gap in education talks seems unbridgeable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gap-in-education-talks-seems-unbridgeable

A truce agreed upon ten days ago by state teachers and the government, which aimed to help reengage in a dialogue on school reform, appears to be collapsing...

20. Teachers agree to a truce

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-agree-to-a-truce

Three unions representing high school state educators have agreed to a truce with the government, in order to reengage in a weeklong dialogue aimed at finding common ground in school reform...

21. Teachers up in arms as minister rejects ultimatum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-up-in-arms-as-minister-rejects-ultimatum

Unions of state educators are fuming as Education Minister Costas Hambiarouis rejected their ultimatum to start dialogue from scratch in public school reform...

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