Subscribe to our Personal NewsPaper-Online (Free Custom News Service) Read the Convention Relating to the Regime of the Straits (24 July 1923) Read the Convention Relating to the Regime of the Straits (24 July 1923)
HR-Net - Hellenic Resources Network Compact version
Today's Suggestion
Read The "Macedonian Question" (by Maria Nystazopoulou-Pelekidou)
HomeAbout HR-NetNewsWeb SitesDocumentsOnline HelpUsage InformationContact us
Saturday, 1 October 2022
  Latest News (All)
     From Greece
     From Cyprus
     From Europe
     From Balkans
     From Turkey
     From USA
  World Press
  News Archives
Web Sites
  Interesting Nodes
  Special Topics
  Treaties, Conventions
  U.S. Agencies
  Cyprus Problem
  Personal NewsPaper
  Greek Fonts

Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 07-02-23

Cyprus News Agency: News in English Directory - Previous Article - Next Article

From: The Cyprus News Agency at <>




    Exhibitors from Cyprus and another 15 countries participate in the 14th International Education Fair, which opened here Thursday by Minister of Education and Culture Akis Cleanthous. The Fair, that will last until February 25, is held in memory of the late Education Minister Pefkios Georgiades who died last month. The Ministry has already proceeded with establishing one-year compulsory free education in the pilot scheme for the all-day primary school, the unification of examinations in secondary education, the reduction of class sizes, the creation of the musical and athletic Lyceums and other important innovations being presented at this years International Education Fair, Cleanthous said.

    He noted that areas that are being promoted are the upgrade of pre-service training of educators through the undertaking of the programme by the University of Cyprus, the restructuring of the Ministry of Education, the training of educators, the upgrade of the Pedagogical Institute and the establishment of the Research and Assessment Centre, the drawing up of a proposal for a new type of Lyceum and the introduction of a new modern plan for assessing educators. On cultural affairs, he said we are focusing on the creation of works of cultural infrastructure at local and national levels alike within the framework of the construction of the Hall of Culture and the promotion of the State Theatre.

    Vice-Chairman of the Cyprus State Fairs Authority Georgios Georgadjis in a message at the opening ceremony said that in all, 210 participants cover the whole range of education and training, providing information on study terms, specialization options, professional training, new techniques and systems. He said a total of 167 foreign participants come from 15 countries, namely Greece, the USA, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, France, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Ireland, Spain, Holland, Hungary, Russia and the Czech Republic.

    Cyprus News Agency: News in English Directory - Previous Article - Next Article
    Back to Top
    Copyright © 1995-2022 HR-Net (Hellenic Resources Network). An HRI Project.
    All Rights Reserved.

    HTML by the HR-Net Group / Hellenic Resources Institute, Inc.
    cna2html v2.01 run on Friday, 23 February 2007 - 10:39:20 UTC