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Ministry Passes Responsibility Over Controversial Book Removal

The controversy over the removal of a children’s book featuring gay parents underscores the ongoing battle for inclusivity in education. LGBT rights groups demand accountability from the education ministry, emphasizing the importance of representing diverse families in educational materials and challenging societal values.

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Primary School Children on Strike in Parekklisia

Primary school children in Parekklisia went on strike to demand better educational facilities, citing outdated infrastructure and a lack of funding for improvements in the state budget until 2026. The community is calling for modern schools to replace the inadequate conditions they currently face and warns of continued strikes if their demands are not met.

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State Budget Accommodates Surging Civil Service Positions

The state budget for 2024 has allocated a significant increase in civil service positions, with 732 new permanent posts, predominantly in education, to meet growing demands and prevent staff shortages. This includes 604 new roles in the Ministry of Education across various levels, and additional positions in administrative functions, all while balancing fiscal responsibility and investing in social programs.

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Ongoing Tensions Limit Educational Oversight in Rizokarpaso

Ongoing tensions in Rizokarpaso have severely limited educational oversight in the area, as inspectors from the Ministry of Education have been blocked from accessing schools by the northern authorities. This blockade disrupts the educational processes and standards in Greek Cypriot institutions, affecting the education and future of the students involved.

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Meridian Gaming CY Champions Education with UNIC Scholarships

Meridian Gaming CY’s scholarships at the University of Nicosia promote academic excellence, equality, and opportunity. The scholarships not only provide financial aid but also affirm the potential of students like Andreas Georgiou and George Avraam, inspiring them to achieve their full potential and make a meaningful contribution to society.

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From Asylum Seeker to MBA Graduate: Patrick Gborie’s Journey of Triumph

Patrick Gborie, a refugee from Liberia, defied the odds and graduated with an MBA in Cyprus, cementing his journey from an asylum seeker to a successful graduate. Through his unwavering determination and the support of the Solidarity Network, Patrick’s story exemplifies the triumph of hope, resilience, and the transformative impact of education and community support.

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Turkish Cypriot Teachers Stand Against Legal Accusations

Turkish Cypriot teachers protested against legal charges targeting 22 colleagues accused after a demonstration, standing up for their beliefs and resisting efforts to undermine education and freedom. The teachers formed a protective circle around the court in northern Nicosia, showing solidarity and vowing to continue their fight for their rights and the integrity of education.

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Cyprus Targets Cancer Prevention

Cyprus is taking proactive measures to combat the rising trend of cancer through comprehensive action plans focused on prevention and education. Initiatives include developing health policies, implementing populationbased screening programs, and investing in accessible healthcare infrastructure for cancer screenings.

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