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School Teachers in Bulgaria Decreased by 70 % in Past Fifteen Years

At present there are 85 000 teachers employed in secondary education in Bulgaria, which represents a decrease by 70 % in the past fifteen years.

Society » Education | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1800

Bulgarian Parliament Begins Debate on Vocational Elements in Education

Lawmakers in the National Assembly have started discussions on a bill which could bring about changes to schooling and pre-school education.

Society » Education | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 13:50 | Viewed: 995

Minister Pledges New Education Act, Substantial Increase in Teacher Salaries

Minister Todor Tanev has pledged a new Education Act instead of patchy amendments and insertions to the existing one.

Society » Education | January 4, 2015, Sunday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1217

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences to Receive EUR 237 M for Research for 5 Years

Stefan Vodenicharov, President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS), has said that the institution expects to receive EUR 237 M for research over the next 5 years.

Society » Education | December 30, 2014, Tuesday // 11:17 | Viewed: 886

Bulgarian Students Call Protest, Demand Resignations

The students behind last year's occupation of Sofia University are organising a protest demanding the resignations of several controversial politicians, who were appointed to high-level positions.

Society » Education | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 21:50 | Viewed: 1242

Bulgaria Has Too Many Universities - Education Minister

Education Minister Todor Tanev has backed amendments to the Education Act aimed at depriving specialized higher education institutions of the title university.

Society » Education | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1092

Education Minister Labels Schoolbooks' Content as Powder Keg

The Minister of Education Todor Tanev has compared the content of the schoolbooks to that of a powder keg.

Society » Education | November 24, 2014, Monday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1050

Bulgaria to Host International Astronomy Olympiad in 2015

All members of the Bulgarian team won medals at the XIX International Astronomy Olympiad in Bishkek.

Society » Education | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1506

Teachers Urge Parents To Donate, Instead Of Buying Flowers

The teachers in the Shumen school “Sava Dobroplodni” urged parents to donate the money they are going to spend on flowers to the residents in the flooded areas of Bulgaria.

Society » Education | September 8, 2014, Monday // 21:12 | Viewed: 1429

Bulgaria's R&D Spending at 0.26% of GDP in 2013

Bulgaria continues to be at the bottom at the EU ranking by research & development expenditure, registering R&D spending of 0.

Society » Education | September 8, 2014, Monday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1295

Some 80,000 Bulgarian Students Study Abroad

Some 80 000 Bulgarian students have chosen to study abroad, according to unofficial data by the Association of Private Universities, cited by one of the organizers of the Career in Bulgaria Forum Nusha Spirova.

Society » Education | September 5, 2014, Friday // 18:55 | Viewed: 1824

Kevin Aspegren Appointed New President Of the AUBG

Kevin Aspegren, took office as President of the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) on August 4, 2014, said the university in a press release.

Society » Education | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1456

Plovdiv-based Technical University Eager to Welcome Chinese Students

The Plovdiv unit of the Technical University - Sofia is ready to welcome Chinese PhD students, students in engineering sciences and students seeking to complete a specialization.

Society » Education | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 11:11 | Viewed: 5584

Asteroid to Be Named after Son of Bulgarian Ex Parliament Speaker

An asteroid is to be named after the son of Tsetska Tsacheva, former Bulgarian Parliament Speaker.

Society » Education | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1362

Bulgarian High School Graduates Eye Foreign Universities

One-third of Bulgarian high school graduates with top marks at the closing exams would prefer to study at foreign universities, Novinite.

Society » Education | August 4, 2014, Monday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1175

Bulgarian Students Win Medals At International Chemistry Olympiad

Bulgarian students have collected three bronze medals at the International Chemistry Olympiad in Hanoi, Vietnam, the press office of the Ministry of Education announced.

Society » Education | August 4, 2014, Monday // 13:33 | Viewed: 993

Bulgarian Students Win 3 Medals at Int'l Informatics Olympiad

A Bulgarian team won two gold medals and a silver medal at the 26th International Olympiad in Informatics held on July 13-20 in Taiwan.

Society » Education | July 21, 2014, Monday // 12:05 | Viewed: 5965

Bulgarian Govt to Raise Teachers’ Minimum Salaries

As of September 1, the minimum salaries of Bulgarian teachers, school principals, and pedagogical experts will be increased by 3-6%, the Ministry of Education revealed.

Society » Education | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1306

Bulgarian Teachers Join EU Petition for Education Funding

Bulgarian teachers are joining in an EU-wide petition for increasing education spending to 5% of each country's GDP.

Society » Education | June 16, 2014, Monday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1336

Bulgarian, Swiss Researchers Cooperate on 13Projects Worth over CHF 4M

Bulgaria's Ministry of Education has announced that a total of 13 research projects worth over CHF 4M are implemented jointly by leading Bulgarian and Swiss institutes.

Society » Education | May 21, 2014, Wednesday // 13:27 | Viewed: 1153

Personal Numbers of Bulgarian Students to Help Reduce Dropout Rate

A strategy of Bulgaria's Education Ministry aimed at reducing the number of school dropouts envisages the introduction of personal codes for students in grades 1-12.

Society » Education | May 6, 2014, Tuesday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1132