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Cyprus Education System - The Lyceum

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Information on the Cyprus Lyceum secondary general education system

St Mary's School in Limassol             Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The Eniaio Lykeio

In the school year 2000-2001 the institution of the Eniaio Lykeio was introduced on a pancyprian scale, replacing the Lykeio of optional subjects. The new institution being promoted and developed continuously so that Cyprus Education, especially Secondary Education will be able to face the challenges of the society of knowledge, and the new realities stemming from the accession of Cyprus in the European Union and the features of the Cyprus State - political, social and economic.

All the above led to the specification of the qualities of the teenager-citizen of the 21st century. This teenager has to acquire and materialize a combination of general knowledge and some kind of specialization, with an emphasis on the learning mechanisms, research and self-activity, the knowledge of foreign languages, the skills to use new technologies and preparation for lifelong learning and self-education.

The citizen of the 21st century must be able to coexist in a global, multicultural society, acquire and use the continually ongoing knowledge, get to know and act properly in every occasion and survive as a useful citizen in his state and in a global society.

The Eniaio Lykeio offers common core subjects, which are obligatory for all pupils, and optional subjects. Common core subjects offer general education, multi-faceted development and acquisition of general skills, which are required by the contemporary realities. All subjects in Class A’ are common core subjects. In Classes B’ and C’ pupils attend common core lessons and at the same time choose optional subjects for systematic and in depth study of subjects which interest them.

Source Ministry Of Education And Culture

Last Updated 26 January 2016

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