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1. 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....

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. 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....

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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....

11. 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...

12. 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....

13. 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....

14. 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....

15. 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....

16. 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....

17. 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....

18. 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...

19. Parents cry foul as students plan strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-cry-foul-as-students-plan-strike

Organized parents in Cyprus are calling on high school students to call off a strike scheduled for Wednesday, as critics warn that protests against semester-based exams are getting out of hand...

20. Some new faces in cabinet reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-new-faces-in-cabinet-reshuffle

The government has announced the latest Cabinet shuffle by President Nicos Anastasiades, with a combination of current office holders appointed to new posts and the appearance of some new faces...

21. All set in Berlin for low-key dinner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-set-for-low-key-dinner

The two Cypriot leaders are hours away from having an informal dinner together with the UN Secretary General in Berlin, where they have been invited for an assessment of next steps regarding a possible resumption of talks on the divided island...

22. Cyprus pleased with sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pleased-with-eu-sanctions-against-turkey

The Republic of Cyprus is pleased with a framework regime for sanctions against Turkey, adopted formally by the Foreign Affairs Ministers council, making it possible for countries to place sanctions through asset freezes and travel bans...

23. President Anastasiades to take part in Paris Peace Forum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-to-take-part-in-paris-peace-forum

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades departs for Paris on Monday to take part in the Paris Peace Forum organized by the French Presidency. A press release issued by the Presidency of the Republic said that Anastasiades will attend dinner hosted by President Emmanuel Macron for the heads of state and government as well as international organisations attending the Forum....

24. Cyprus tops the list of EU member states concerning absorption of EU Regional Development funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tops-the-list-of-eu-member-states-concerning-absorption-of-eu-regional-development-funds

Cyprus’ absorption capacity of EU Regional Development exceeded the EU average, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou has said....

25. Nicosia awaits EU council decisions on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-awaits-eu-council-decisions

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades expressed on Tuesday his satisfaction over the decision of EU Foreign Ministers with regard to Turkey’s illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, and said he expected the European Council to endorse sanctions in its upcoming meeting...

26. Anastasiades to broach EEZ during Tusk visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-to-broach-eez-during-tusk-visit

European Council President Donald Tusk is meeting on Friday with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades to discuss Turkish activities in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ)...

27. Spokesman says Turkey invaded Cypriot waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spokesman-says-turkey-invaded-cypriot-waters

Cypriot government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou has condemned Turkish activities inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) describing it as an invasion of the Mediterranean island’s maritime domain...

28. Cairo summit underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cairo-summit-underway

A summit held between Cyprus, Greece, and Egypt was taking place Tuesday in Cairo, with President Anastasiades drawing attention to international law amidst challenges posed by Turkish drilling off the island’s southern coast...

29. Nicosia uses all legal, political and diplomatic means at its disposal to face Turkey's new provocations, spokesman says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-uses-all-legal-political-and-diplomatic-means-at-its-disposal-to-face-turkey-s-new-provocations-spokesman-says

The Republic of Cyprus uses all the legal, political and diplomatic means at its disposal to address new Turkish provocations in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Friday, following the meeting of the National Council under Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades....

30. President flies back amid criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-flies-back-amid-criticism

The president of the Republic of Cyprus flew back to Larnaca on Monday following a private plane incident in New York, while political opponents are seeking clarification over his travel arrangements...

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