COVID19: Back to school with tests, masks

Students and teachers must return to class with negative tests and masks, said the Health Ministry on Friday, announcing the government’s draft roadmap to opening schools in September. Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela

US gun law has blood on its hands

With more guns in America than people and ineffective gun laws in a country where it’s harder to get a drink than an automatic weapon, nobody believes the Texas school massacre will


Door-to-door primary school bus service

The Transport Ministry will introduce a school bus service for primary schools on a pilot basis which will pick up children from their homes, bringing them back to their doorstep after they

MPs mull tweaking school hours

The House Education Committee has invited teacher unions to give their view on changing school opening hours and plans for all-day schools. Lawmakers met earlier this week to review timetables and curriculums

COVID19: Test to stay for schoolteachers

The Health Ministry’s COVID-19 ‘test to stay’ school testing policy will be extended to include teaching staff at schools in the public and private sectors next Monday, 14 March. A ministry announcement

COVID19: ‘Test to stay’ at school begins

Despite a teachers’ pushback, the “test to stay” policy was introduced in schools on Monday to keep classrooms going safely where positive cases are found. Students found to be close contacts of