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Population, Education

illiteracy rate, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, University of Cyprus, Ministry of Education, vocational schools

Separate educational systems are maintained by the Greek-speaking and Turkish-speaking communities. Greek Cypriot education is administered by the Ministry of Education. Six years of elementary education and six years of secondary school are provided; attendance is required between the ages of 5 and 15. In 1998-1999 Greek Cypriot elementary schools had 64,248 pupils enrolled, and Greek Cypriot secondary schools had 63,100. Higher education is provided by the University of Cyprus (1988) and by teacher-training, technical, and vocational schools. Turkish Cypriot education is administered by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The illiteracy rate for both communities is low.



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illiteracy rate, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, University of Cyprus, Ministry of Education, vocational schools, pupils, attendance, Higher education, ages, communities

 
 

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