Our View: Education stats should be shaping employment policy

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THE NUMBER of students attending universities and tertiary institutions in Cyprus was at a record level in the last academic year, reaching a total of 44,446 people of whom 52.54 per cent were Cypriots. The number of Cypriots in higher education here has almost tripled in the last 20 years. In the academic year 1996-97 there were 8,307. The growth in the number of foreign students is even more astonishing, increasing over the same 20-year period from 1,675 to 21,093.

The figures, which were released by the education ministry, give an impressive picture but it is not a complete one as...


Our View: Education stats should be shaping employment policy


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