Category Archives: Science

Education and training: basic and digital skills essential for education, work and life

The European Commission published today its annual Education and Training Monitor. The Monitor analyses how education and training is evolving in the EU and its Member States. This year, the 2020 Monitor has a special focus on teaching and learning

Cyprus Department of Meteorology issues yellow warning for thunderstorms

Department of Meteorology issued on Monday a yellow warning for rainfall and thunderstorms from 04:30 local time until 16:00 local time.   “Isolated thunderstorms are expected to affect the area,” the warning said, adding that “precipitation intensity will be around

University of Cyprus secures highly competitive ERC Synergy Grant for research project “Water-Futures”

How the world will achieve the provisioning of high-quality water services in the future while facing severe climate, economic and population pressures, under considerable uncertainty, is a key question, which the principal investigators of the project...

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 church in Kaimakli. Due to the coron...

COVID19: Cabinet to review measures, return to school

Cyprus’ cabinet meeting on Friday will decide on whether some COVID-19 restrictions should be relaxed or extended for social gathering while agreeing on protocols for schools to reopen in September.Ministers have convened at the presidential residence ...

COVID19: Face masks will be part of school uniform

Cyprus students will be returning to school in early September after COVID-19 lockdown shut them out but they must wear a face mask in class.Following a cabinet meeting at the Presidential resort in Troodos, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou told ...