Policy in Education: The Formation of Educational Policy in independent Cyprus (1960-2005)

Issue 6

“Policy in Education: The Formation of Educational Policy in independent Cyprus (1960-2005)”

Panagiotis Persianis
Page 66-89

Abstract

The article discusses the role of politics in the formulation of educational policy in independent Cyprus. It consists of five parts. The first part presents the parallel course of the legitimation of the Cyprus state and the formulation of educational policy, the second deals with the educational discourse, the third analyses the context, and the fourth gives an account of the educational reforms introduced in Cyprus during the forty five years of Cyprus independence. The fifth part elaborates on the panorama of the relationships between politics and educational policy.