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Cabinet Allocates BGN 300 000 to Global Libraries – Bulgaria Project

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Bulgarian government approved additional expenses under the budget of the culture ministry amounting to BGN 300 000.

Society » Education | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 4118

Bulgaria's Universities Hold Chinese Language Competition

National qualifications of the world's major Chinese proficiency competition for foreign university students were held in Bulgaria on Sunday, Xinhua news agency has said.

Society » Education | April 18, 2016, Monday // 11:40 | Viewed: 4472

Bulgarian PM Appoints New Deputy Education Minister

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has appointed Prof.

Society » Education | April 15, 2016, Friday // 16:43 | Viewed: 4537

Bulgaria to Work for Lifelong Learning System

The Bulgarian government has approved an action plan which introduces a new range of professional qualification options for school students and adds a list of "protected professions".

Society » Education | April 6, 2016, Wednesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 5458

Bulgaria Has 'No Problem' with Burqas - Education Min

The issue of burqas in Bulgaria is exaggerated, but should be considered in light of future security problems, Bulgarian Deputy PM and Education Minister Meglena Kunevas has said.

Society » Education | April 5, 2016, Tuesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 4870

Bulgaria Expands Quota for University Students from Bulgarian Diaspora

The government in Sofia has decided to increase 2.5 times the quota for university students from the Bulgarian diaspora living mostly in European countries.

Society » Education | March 30, 2016, Wednesday // 17:30 | Viewed: 4731

Bulgarian PM Reshuffles Deputy Ministers in Education Ministry

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has reshuffled deputy ministers in the country's education ministry.

Society » Education | March 29, 2016, Tuesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 4699

Bulgaria to Step up Security at Schools, Kindergartens

The participants in a national meeting dedicated to security in schools and kindergartens, vowed to step up security at educational establishments in Bulgaria.

Society » Education | March 28, 2016, Monday // 13:56 | Viewed: 5041

Bulgarian MPs Move to Make Higher Education Compulsory for High-Level Officials

The Bulgarian parliament adopted at first reading on Thursday amendments to the Administration Act, which will make it compulsory for high-level state officials to hold higher education.

Society » Education | March 17, 2016, Thursday // 14:02 | Viewed: 5051

Record Number of Bulgarians to Apply to Foreign Universities This Year

A record number of Bulgarian high school graduates is expected to apply to foreign universities this year.

Society » Education | March 14, 2016, Monday // 10:09 | Viewed: 5447

Medical University in Bulgaria’s Pleven to Open Pharmacy Faculty

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Bulgarian government proposed to parliament to adopt a decision on the establishment of a pharmacy faculty at the Medical University in the city of Pleven.

Society » Education | March 2, 2016, Wednesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 5519

Bulgaria's Education Minister Submits Resignation

Bulgarian Education Minister Todor Tanev submitted his resignation on Monday, the government's press service informs.

Society » Education | February 1, 2016, Monday // 13:59 | Viewed: 6265

Bulgarian Deputy Education Minister to Step Down

Bulgarian Deputy Education Minister Vanya Kastreva will submit her resignation to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Society » Education | February 1, 2016, Monday // 13:35 | Viewed: 6084

Over 100 UK Students to Study Medicine in Bulgaria's Pleven

More than a hundred students from the United Kingdom were admitted to the Medical University in the Bulgarian city of Pleven.

Society » Education | January 31, 2016, Sunday // 15:37 | Viewed: 6491

Hundreds Protest in Bulgaria over Proposed Drafts of School Education

Demonstrations have taken place in several towns and cities across Bulgaria after reports emerged that the Education Ministry is planning to revise key sections of the school curriculum referring to the years of Ottoman rule.

Society » Education | January 30, 2016, Saturday // 15:41 | Viewed: 3985

Bad Weather Cancels Classes in 544 Bulgarian Schools on Monday

The Bulgarian Education Ministry announced on Monday that classes were suspended in 544 schools across the country due to bad weather conditions.

Society » Education | January 18, 2016, Monday // 16:40 | Viewed: 3650

Eurydice Study Shows Bulgarian Teachers Get Lowest Wages Across Europe

Bulgarian teachers are paid the lowest salaries among European countries.

Society » Education | January 11, 2016, Monday // 21:43 | Viewed: 3863

30 000 New Software Specialists to be Trained in Bulgaria Until 2030

The Bulgarian government adopted on Wednesday a concept on encouraging the training of software specialists, which foresees creating conditions for the training of an additional 30 000 experts in the next fifteen years.

Society » Education | December 16, 2015, Wednesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 3958

Bulgarian Students Win Four Medals at International Astronomy Olympiad

Bulgaria’s team at the 20th International Astronomy Olympiad of the Euro-Asian Astronomical Society has won one gold, two silver and one bronze medal, the Education Ministry in Sofia announced on Friday.

Society » Education | October 23, 2015, Friday // 16:05 | Viewed: 4948

American English Academy in Sofia Opens Doors to Visiting Students

The American English Academy in Sofia will admit visiting students in the current 2015/2016 academic year.

Society » Education | October 13, 2015, Tuesday // 20:57 | Viewed: 4892

Bulgaria Submits First Nomination for Global Teacher Prize

A Bulgarian nomination for the Global Teacher Prize, an annual USD 1 million award given to teachers who have made an outstanding contribution to the profession, will be submitted for the first time in 2015.

Society » Education | October 5, 2015, Monday // 09:57 | Viewed: 4143