Cyprus Education

Schools in Paphos

Cyprus education

The standard of Cyprus education is outstanding with teaching facilities commencing with kindergarten, through to further education colleges and Universities, so please do not let the education system be a major concern if you are considering living in Cyprus.

The majority of people that move to Paphos place their children in the International School of Paphos. It is possible to place your child into a Cypriot State School depending on their age and information can be obtained from the Cyprus Education Department.

Founded in 1988 as a Co-Educational Day and Boarding School. Today it can be seen as providing a very international Cyprus education, with children attending from over 20 different countries.

The school caters for:
Kindergarten and infants: Years 1 and 2
Junior Department: Years 3 to 6
Secondary Department: Years 7 to 13

All pupils are required to sit tests in English, Mathematics and Science, according to their age level, upon entry to the School. These tests are designed to give the School an accurate assessment of a child's capabilities and to determine what level of attainment has been reached, assisting in the direction and planning of any necessary corrective action with their Cyprus education.

a) The teaching medium is English and the School caters for the needs of children from Kindergarten to Sixth Form offering subjects at Ordinary and Advanced Level G.C.E. and at General Certificate of Secondary Education Level. The School is mindful of the English National Curriculum, but has a more flexible and individual approach to all curriculum and wider Cyprus education matters. School commences at 07:40 for all ages and the school day ends at 12:55 for Juniors and 14:05 for seniors. However, from 14:05 activities such as societies, clubs and Private Institute lessons then begin.

b) The Private Institute.
The Institute provides tuition in English Language, Economics, History, and Human Biology. There is the facility to offer additional subjects, particularly mathematics, Greek, French and other Sciences. Russian too, is a probability to enhance Cyprus education.

The teachers are carefully selected, not only for academic expertise but for personal qualities and experience.

Within the Infant and Junior departments, through to year 6, basic skills in oracy, numeracy and literacy are paramount. Good handwriting and spelling are taught and attainment in all areas is closely monitored. In addition, pupils undertaking a Cyprus education at this school study Science, the Humanities, Greek, Art and Design, Drama, Information Technology, Music, and Physical Education.

In Years 7, 8, and 9. A broad Curriculum consisting of Mathematics, English Language and Literature, the Humanities, Greek, French, and German, the Sciences, Computing, Music, and Physical Education is pursued.

In Years 10 and 11. The Core Curriculum of Mathematics, English Language and Science and more specialised Options are taken mainly to Ordinary Level G.C.E., but subjects at I.G.C.S.E. are also available.

Advanced level G.C.E. subjects are studied in years 12 and 13. Subjects available depend on demand, but the School has the capacity to offer Pure Mathematics, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, French, German, Modern Greek, History, Economics, English Literature and Art and Design.

For additional Information regarding Cyprus education within this school, a copy of the prospectus, and application forms please contact the Headmistress as follows:
The International School Of Paphos
P.O.Box 2018, Paphos, Cyprus
Tel: 357 26 821700
International School of Paphos

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Cyprus further education


P.O.Box 20537 1678 Nicosia Tel. 357 22892130 Fax 357 22756082


Faculty of Humanities - Department of English Studies/Department of French Studies and Modern Languages/Department of Turkish Studies and Middle Eastern Studies/Language Centre.
Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences - Department of Biological Sciences/Department of Chemistry/Department of Computer Science/Department of Mathematics and Statistics/Department of Physics.
Faculty of Social Sciences and Education - Department of Education/Department of Social and Political Sciences/Department of Law/Department of Psychology.
Faculty of Economics and Management - Department of Economics/Department of Public and Business Administration/Economics Research Centre/HERMES Center of Excellence on Computational Finance & Economics.
Faculty of Engineering - Department of Architecture/Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering/Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering.
Faculty of Letters - Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies/Department of Classics and Philosophy/Department of History and Archaeology/Archaelogical Research Unit.

Cyprus College of Art
Founded 1969. The College has two teaching centres for students looking for further Cyprus education, one in Limassol, on the south coast of Cyprus, and the other in the village of Lempa, just north of Paphos on the west coast.

Cyprus International Institute of Management
Founded in 1990. Teaching centre Nicosia. Business education in Cyprus and research under the leadership of The Cyprus Development Bank.

Intercollege - Cyprus Education
Intercollege is an independent, co-educational, equal opportunity institution of higher education, which offers a wide range of programs to students from around the world. Campuses are located in Nicosia, Limassol and Larnaca.

Cyprus College
Located in Nicosia. Cyprus College is an independent coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences.

Americanos College
Private multipurpose institution of higher Cyprus education. Established in 1975, Campus in Nicosia offering a broad range of programs.

College of Tourism and Hotel Management
Founded in 1987, the College of Tourism and Hotel Management is now firmly established as one of the leading centres of higher Cyprus education preparing students for a successful career in tourism, hospitality and the service industries. This college is located in Larnaca.

The Cyprus Institute of Marketing
Based in Nicosia, the Institute operates a Membership Association and also awards its own Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas, Degrees, a Postgraduate Diploma and an MBA.

Frederick Institute of Technology
Higher educational institution in Nicosia offering a broad range of diploma, degree and master courses in the areas of science, engineering, business, tourism, arts, media and education. Founded in 1965.

KES College
KES COLLEGE has been established in Nicosia since 1971. The college offers students the necessary skills needed for vocational training.

The Philips College
The Philips College in Nicosia offers a programme of courses at post-graduate, degree, diploma and certificate level.

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