Tag: education

News - TRNC
“Hidden curriculum” in Greek Cypriot schools promotes a biased history centred on Greek nationalism

Dr. Christina Valanidou, of the Cyprus Academic Dialogue association, said this week that school curriculums in the south of Cyprus emphasised nationalism and chauvinism and, in essence, had not changed since 1812. Valanidou’s views were captured by award-winning writer Sevgül Uludağ in her regular column for TRNC daily Yeni Düzen last weekend.  The two have […]

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How can I remove my child from their independent school?

In the case of any dispute between the parent or guardian of a child and an independent school, there are a few basic rules that should always be respected: – If you are unhappy with any aspect of your child’s education, make sure to put your complaints in writing, in email or letter. – Always […]

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Bad AS and A Level results? What to do if you didn’t make the grade

Last week, hundreds of thousands of teenagers in England, Northern Ireland and Wales received their AS and A Level results. Despite a marginal fall in A* and A grades for the fifth year running, there have been a record number of places offered at UK universities. Indeed, the UCAS clearing service have confirmed that 424,000 […]

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What to do if you are accused of plagiarism
 

If an allegation of plagiarism has been made against you, then you need to act quickly and decide how you are going to defend yourself. The consequences of being found guilty of plagiarism could lead to a variety of penalties being imposed against you. Among the worst is being permanently excluded from your university or […]