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1. Teacher detained for alleged sexual abuse of students in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teacher-detained-for-alleged-sexual-abuse-of-students-in-nicosia

A mathematics educator employed at a private tutoring institution in the Nicosia district is currently detained for eight days amidst accusations of sexual misconduct involving underage female students....

2. Cypriot students sail through education with 1,000 adopted ships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-students-sail-through-education-with-1-000-adopted-ships

Elementary schools in Cyprus have adopted 1,000 ships in almost two decades, as part of an international awareness campaign initiated by the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, the island’s main ship-owning umbrella organisation....

3. Transgender students choose dorms based on gender identity in elite schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transgender-students-choose-dorms-based-on-gender-identity-in-elite-schools

In a recent revelation, top-tier fee-paying schools in the UK, including Taunton School and Bedales, are allowing transgender students to choose dormitories based on their gender identity....

4. Can dress codes tackle bullying in French schools?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/can-dress-codes-tackle-bullying-in-french-schools

As French schools gear up to implement mandatory uniforms in September, a two-year trial initiated by Education Minister Gabriel Attal aims to address inequality and curb bullying....

5. School trip in limbo as unfit buses caught in the act

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-trip-in-limbo-as-unfit-buses-caught-in-the-act

In a recent development reported by Dinos Ellinas, the president of the school committee, buses scheduled for a school trip to Omodos faced a setback as their tires were deemed unsafe by the Road Transport Department and the police in Limassol....

6. 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....

7. Poland welcomes 170,000 Ukrainian students

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-welcomes-170-000-ukrainian-students

Many face problems with language, integration and displacement....

8. Average student spending at €250 as back-to-school shopping begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/average-student-spending-at-€250-as-back-to-school-shopping-begins

A few days before schools reopen (September 7 for secondary and high schools, and September 11 for primary schools), chaos is ensuing in bookstores, stationery shops, and stores selling school attire and sports shoes. Subtitle: ""...

9. U-turn on school bus fare hike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-turn-on-school-bus-fare-hike

In a reversal that has quelled widespread apprehension, school bus fares will not be subject to an increase after all. The issue has spurred heated debates among organized parents and the Department of Transportation....

10. France's abaya ban draws cheers from the Right, debate on the Left

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-s-abaya-ban-draws-cheers-from-the-right-debate-on-the-left

The French government's decision to ban children from wearing the abaya, the loose-fitting, full-length robes worn by some Muslim women, in state-run schools drew applause on Monday from the right, but also criticism....

11. Can sexual education truly safeguard Cyprus youth?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/can-sexual-education-truly-safeguard-cyprus-youth

With a small yet significant change in our education system, the new school year is commencing....

12. Students identifying as animals, sparking controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-identifying-as-animals-sparking-controversy

Schools are allowing children to identify as cats, horses, and dinosaurs - and teachers are 'failing to question them', it was claimed today....

13. 14-year-old kills 8 classmates and security guard in Belgrade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-year-old-kills-8-classmates-and-security-guard-in-belgrade

A 14-year-old boy opened fire in his Belgrade classroom on Wednesday morning, shooting dead eight fellow pupils and a security guard in a pre-planned attack and wounding seven others, Serbian officials said....

14. Yousaf's victory in Scotland underscores the changing face of UK politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yousaf-s-victory-in-scotland-underscores-the-changing-face-of-uk-politics

When Humza Yousaf took his oath of allegiance in the Scottish parliament in 2016, he wore a gold embroidered sherwani – a traditional South Asian jacket – and a kilt....

15. International university students visit Eurogate’s facilities at Limassol Port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/international-university-students-visit-eurogate-s-facilities-at-limassol-port

Students from various US academic institutions received a tour of the facilities of Eurogate Container Terminal Limassol Ltd. ...

16. Hate speech rampant in Cyprus despite progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hate-speech-rampant-in-cyprus-despite-progress

Hate speech affecting several groups remains widespread in the Cypriot public discourse, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) said on Tuesday in a report on Cyprus. ...

17. Fate of some Turkish Cypriot students unknown after quake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-students-cheat-death-as-turkey-mourns

A number of Turkish Cypriot students were going back home after being pulled to safety in Adiyaman, hours following a deadly earthquake that left many dead in Turkey and Syria, but reports said the fate of additional pupils from the island believed to be in the rubble remained unknown...

18. How do we assimilate immigrant children into our educational system?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/how-do-we-assimilate-immigrant-children-into-our-educational-system

As our great George Seferis would say, let's speak plainly. Today, in practice, how do we welcome a child who, for a variety of reasons, finds himself in a classroom where no one, or almost no one, speaks the same language as him, ...

19. Thirty-nine years since the illegal declaration of the pseudo-state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thirty-nine-years-since-the-illegal-declaration-of-the-pseudo-state

Today marks 39 years since the illegal declaration of the pseudo-state in the occupied territories of the Republic of Cyprus....

20. Pandemic takes toll on the mental health of teenagers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-takes-toll-on-the-mental-health-of-teenagers

The decline in mental health among teenagers was intensified by the Covid-19 pandemic with studies observing sharp increases in anxiety, depression, aggression, self-harm and, most prominently, online addiction, experts warn ahead of a three-day conference at the University of Athens (UoA) starting Wednesday....

21. School mama accused of slapping boy in the face

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-mama-accused-of-slapping-boy-in-the-face

A woman in Famagusta district could be in legal trouble after allegedly striking and threatening a young pupil, with reports suggesting the school mama waited outside her son’s primary after hearing about a physical altercation between the two boys...

22. Cyprus continues special education debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-continues-special-education-debate

23. Back to School Allowance - Amounts and beneficiaries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/back-to-school-allowance-amounts-and-beneficiaries

A one-off 'Back to School' grant to families with children aged 4-18 years old, based on income criteria and household composition, was approved by the Council of Ministers at today's meeting, following a proposal by the Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Ms. Anastasia Anthousi....

24. Public schools to be digitally upgraded by 2025

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-schools-to-be-digitally-upgraded-by-2025

The Cypriot Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth on Tuesday signed a €20 million contract for the provision of digital support services, paving the way for the transition towards digital public schools....

25. Masks no longer required, but with some exceptions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masks-no-longer-required-but-with-some-exceptions

Minister of Health, Michael Hadjipandela, made statements following the Cabinet meeting today, followed by a further briefing by the communication officer of the Ministry of Health, Constantinos Athanasiou....

26. Shock and anger after gunman opens fire at Texas primary school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shock-and-anger-after-gunman-opens-fire-at-texas-primary-school

The United States is in shock after a shooting massacre at a school in Texas that left 19 students and two teachers dead....

27. Largest robotics festival in Cyprus to take place in June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/largest-robotics-festival-in-cyprus-to-take-place-in-june

The largest robotics festival in Cyprus, "Robotex Cyprus", will take place this June, attracting teams of pupils, students and adults who will compete in different challenges....

28. Greece: German rises to second place in foreign languages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-german-rises-to-second-place-in-foreign-languages

German appears to be elbowing out French as the second most popular foreign language after English taught in Greek schools. According to the German Language Teachers Union, the ratio of pupils taking German as their second foreign language rose from 20% in 2000 to 49% in 2013-14 and to just over 50% in the 2020-21 academic year....

29. Greek Cypriots honor EOKA boy’s sacrifice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-honor-eoka-boy-s-sacrifice

A Greek Cypriot boy who was shot and killed during a protest in 1955 was given a hero’s burial over the weekend, decades following a fight against Britain and an ethnic struggle for union with Greece...

30. Parents up in arms over illustrated covid book

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-up-in-arms-over-illustrated-covid-book

A colorful children’s book with scary pictures aimed at warning young kids in Cyprus about the coronavirus pandemic has been criticized by organized parents, with officials now calling on the education ministry to give an explanation...

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