Education needs to get smarter

By Dr Tassos Anastasiades Cyprus is launching an ambitious vision for education in 2035, which resonates with the draft vision for 2020, created by members of the Cyprus community and the UNESCO Institute


Can we trust our educational leaders?

By Dr Tassos Anastasiades Like many other countries, Cyprus is experiencing a ‘perfect storm’ as the education paradigm is forced to change from examinations-based to an online system, trusting student evidence of


Cyprus needs education paradigm shift

By Dr Tassos Anastasiades As a leading European country, Cyprus is ready for innovation in education. Dr Charalambos Vrasidas, Dr Sotiris Themistokleous and the Centre for the Advancement of Research & Development


COVID19: Digital divide gets wider

The digital divide has grown wider than ever as Cyprus’ education system, society and business, were caught off guard when dealing with a new environment of social distancing imposed by the COVID-19

Tackling poverty needs jobs, investment, education

Tackling poverty needs sound economic policy requiring support for entrepreneurship, capital for investments, education, good public service and an environmental strategy, said Cypriot Nobel Laureate, Sir Christopher Pissarides. Pissarides told an online


Schools of the future

By Nicolaos Artemis The pandemic has redefined our reality in recent months as it has affected every aspect of human activity. Education as a whole and schools, in particular, are no exception.


Teacher under fire for irreverent artwork

An art teacher’s controversial paintings lambasting the church and politicians has caused a stir after the Education Ministry launched a probe when shocked parents complained about his work posted online. George Gavriel,


Education pioneer, Frederick University founder dies

Michalis Frederikou, educational pioneer, founder and president of Frederick University, has died aged 83. The university issued an announcement saying, “his funeral will be held on Monday 24 August at Agias Varvaras

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