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1. Vandals spray paint mosque with graffiti

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vandals-spray-paint-mosque-with-graffiti

A graffiti incident at a mosque in Limassol has drawn wide condemnation on Thursday, a holiday with bicentennial celebrations on the island marking the Greek revolt against the Ottoman Empire...

2. Cabinet says no to early reopening of schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-says-no-to-early-reopening-of-schools

The Cabinet on Tuesday put its foot down in response to mounting pressure by parents of middle and Limassol primary school students for the reopening of schools ahead of the planned date on April 2....

3. Cabinet green lights creation of dep. culture ministry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-green-lights-creation-of-dep-culture-ministry

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a bill for the establishment of a deputy ministry for culture....

4. Minister gets memed for vaping on live TV

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-gets-memed-for-vaping-on-live-tv

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou became the subject of criticism and ridicule on social media Tuesday, following a live video interview where he was seen smoking an electronic cigarette...

5. 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...

6. Cyprus takes another crack at COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-another-crack-at-covid

President Nicos Anastasiades got personal in his address to the nation on Wednesday night, calling on citizens to do their fair share to stop the spread of the coronavirus while announcing stricter measures in all districts including a night curfew...

7. Ministry slammed for imbalances in new culture committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-slammed-for-imbalances-in-new-culture-committee

The ministry of education and culture was criticized for taking one step forward and two steps back on the cultural front, after it announced on Tuesday the composition of a 16-member advisory committee that would draw up policy proposals for culture and the arts in Cyprus....

8. Solar panels being installed in over 400 Cyprus schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/solar-panels-being-installed-in-over-400-cyprus-schools

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said Tuesday that the Cyprus Electricity Authority has begun the process of insulating and installing solar panels at 405 schools across Cyprus, allowing schools to take on the extra electricity load of air conditioners that are desperately needed as the heatwave rages on. Currently, 107 schools have solar panels....

9. Return of students to schools postponed one week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/return-of-students-to-schools-postponed-one-week

10. Classroom preparations in full swing as first bell edges nearer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/classroom-preparations-in-full-swing-as-first-bell-edges-nearer

With the school year kicking off on Monday, September 7, school authorities are rushing to prepare classrooms that would host students in line with government health protocols....

11. Cyprus unveils measures for remainder of year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-measures-for-remainder-of-year

The Republic of Cyprus has unveiled its latest measures against the spread of the coronavirus for the remainder of the year, including mandatory masks for students and optional repeat tests for travelers...

12. Police issue night-time motorbike ban rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-issue-night-time-motorbike-ban-rules

13. 522 Cyprus army recruits planning to study at UK universities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/522-cyprus-army-recruits-planning-to-study-at-uk-universities

A total of 522 incoming army recruits have informed the Education Ministry that they are either candidates for or have secured a spot at a UK university for the 2020-21 academic year, but who plan to defer their offer until the following year, when home fee status and loans for EU students will be scrapped, due to their 14-month military service requirement....

14. Govt mulling over state guarantee scheme for Cyprus students in UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/govt-mulling-over-state-guarantee-scheme-for-cyprus-students-in-uk

Cyprus Ministers and MPs put their heads together on Wednesday to find ways of dealing with the UK’s decision to end home fee status for EU students from the 2021-22 academic year....

15. Health services dealing with positive case at high school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-services-dealing-with-positive-case-at-high-school

The Ayiou Charalambous high school in the Paphos district Emba village, where a teacher had tested positive for coronavirus, remained closed on Tuesday while the premises were disinfected, and the state health services identified his possible contacts....

16. Students flock to schools, but many parents remain wary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-flock-to-schools-but-many-parents-remain-wary

As primary and middle school students returned to school classrooms on Thursday as part of the second phase of the relaxation of measures, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said that Cyprus as a whole has earned this ability to gradually return to normality, but reports signalled not all parents were thrilled with the idea of sending their children to school....

17. Students, teachers to be educated on e-learning methods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-teachers-to-be-educated-on-e-learning-methods

The first classes to be offered to primary and middle school students once back at school will focus on distance learning as a method of education, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said Tuesday....

18. Government to enshrine e-learning education in law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-enshrine-distance-learning-in-law

The government will be moving to enshrine distance learning education in law, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said Monday....

19. Change of plans in return of students to schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/change-of-plans-in-return-of-students-to-schools

With less than a week left until schools fully resume operation on May 21 as part of the second phase of the relaxation of restriction measures, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou announced Friday that not all students will be returning to classrooms, as per the initial plan....

20. Teachers refuse to livestream their classrooms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-refuse-to-livestream-their-classrooms

Public school teachers in the classroom remain firm on their refusal to live stream lessons online, saying it would be unproductive and dangerous, while reports point to a fear over internet memes...

21. Schools in the north sit out rest of the year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-in-the-north-sit-year-out

Officials in the north say schools will remain closed through the end of the academic year, as debate in the south rages on over the government’s decision to gradually open public schools...

22. Tensions mount over plans for high-rises on iconic Nicosia street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tensions-mount-over-plans-for-high-rises-on-iconic-nicosia-street

After tensions mounted in recent days over plans for the construction of a high-rise building complex on the iconic Gladstone Street in central Nicosia which hosts historic and traditional listed buildings, the developers of the planned construction fired back on Monday, claiming the plans are in line with the town planning regulations of the Nicosia Master Plan....

23. High school seniors back to school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-school-seniors-back-to-school

Around ten thousand high school seniors returned to public schools on Monday, after almost two months away from their classes due to the restrictive measures to curb the spread of coronavirus...

24. President and Education Minister brush off mounting concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-and-education-minister-brush-off-mounting-concerns

As concern mounts over the Cyprus government’s decision to send children back to school on May 21, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou issued a press conference Friday morning to clarify how the return of students to classrooms will play out....

25. 20,000 coronavirus tests to target school staff and students

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/20-000-coronavirus-tests-to-target-school-staff-and-students

After news that schools will be reopening doors for students of all levels on May 21 sparked debate and concern among the Cyprus public, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said Thursday that a round of 20,000 coronavirus tests will be launched, targeting school staff and students....

26. The four phases of Cyprus' lockdown exit roadmap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-four-phases-of-cyprus-lockdown-exit-roadmap

The Health Minister on Thursday gave a detailed overview of the four phases of Cyprus’ lockdown exit roadmap, which will be subject to adjustments based on how well the island responds to the gradual easing of restrictions....

27. Graduating classes go back to school on May 11

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/graduating-classes-go-back-to-school-on-may-11

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said students of graduating classes of private and public secondary schools, who are set to return to school on May 11, will participate in classes in groups of 12, while schools will enforce strict safety measures for the safety of both students and teachers....

28. New decree allows repatriation of all legal residents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-decree-allows-repatriation-for-all-legal-residents

By Thursday, a sum of 9,282 students abroad who chose to remain put amid the coronavirus outbreak had received a €750 government benefit, as promised last month....

29. Coronavirus outbreak won't get in the way of completion of school year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-outbreak-won-t-get-in-the-way-of-completion-of-school-year

The coronavirus outbreak won’t obstruct students from completing the school year, Minister of Education Prodromos Prodromou told CNA on Tuesday, noting that solutions will be found for graduates so that they receive an accredited leaving certificate allowing them to compete for positions at public universities in Cyprus and Greece....

30. Coronavirus measures under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-measures-under-scrutiny

Health measures rolled out on the island were the topic of conversation on Wednesday morning, as more people who came in contact with a Nicosia-based infected doctor tested negative for the coronavirus...

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