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Heads of upper secondary schools trained ahead of return to school (Update 1)

The heads of public upper secondary schools (lyceums) and technical schools are participating on Saturday in an educational seminar currently underway via teleconference ahead of the return to school on Monday of final year pupils.

The teleconference opened with remarks by the Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou, who is also scheduled to reply to the public’s questions on the reopening of schools for all levels on May 21 at 4 pm today via Messenger.

Prodromou assured at a press conference yesterday that the reopening of schools is backed by the health experts advising the government on Coronavirus, while admitting that pedagogical factors and consideration for parents who need to go to work also influenced the decision.

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