Society » Education

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: 1776

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: 1799

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: 1466

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: 1377

Bulgaria's GERB Party Asks Education Minister to Resign

Center-right party GERB has demanded the resignation of Bulgarian Education Minister Aneliya Klisarova over incompetent and recklessness.

Society » Education | April 13, 2014, Sunday // 16:53 | Viewed: 4103

Bulgaria Last But One in EU by Education Spending as Ratio to GDP

Bulgaria is last but one in the EU by government expenditure on education as a share of the GDP, according to Eurostat data for 2012.

Society » Education | April 4, 2014, Friday // 12:17 | Viewed: 2730

Bulgarian Students Awarded NASA Space Settlement Contest Grand Prize

Bulgarian high school students have won NASA's Grand Prize in the 2014 Space Settlement Contest.

Society » Education | March 25, 2014, Tuesday // 18:05 | Viewed: 5457

Israel to Build University in Bulgaria's Pravets

Israel will begin the construction of a new university in Bulgaria's Pravets as an affiliate of an elite university in the city of Ariel.

Society » Education | March 18, 2014, Tuesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1886

Bulgaria's University Graduates Take up Unskilled Jobs

Unemployment rates among Bulgaria's university graduates in the last five years have dropped to about 4 percent.

Society » Education | February 25, 2014, Tuesday // 18:07 | Viewed: 2282

Bulgarian Universities Granted BGN 21 M More in State Subsidy

Bulgarian colleges and universities will receive an additional state subsidy of BGN 21.

Society » Education | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1366

Bulgarian Teachers Tired and Stressed - Poll

Bulgarian teachers are run down and stressed, working average 48 hours per week despite the legal 40 working hours, a national survey of the Education syndicate showed.

Society » Education | February 5, 2014, Wednesday // 14:04 | Viewed: 2974

Over Half of Bulgaria's University Graduates Studied in Vain

Fifty-four percent of the university graduates in Bulgaria have jobs, which don't require a university degree.

Society » Education | January 31, 2014, Friday // 14:35 | Viewed: 9497

Bulgaria's Integration Strategy Keeps Roma Children in School

Some 400 Roma children from Bulgaria's North Eastern Shumen region have been included in various programs aiming at keeping them in school, official data showed.

Society » Education | January 23, 2014, Thursday // 17:09 | Viewed: 2680

Bulgarian PM Pledges Higher Wages for Teachers

The average monthly wage of Bulgarian teachers will be increased in 2014 from the current BGN 720 to BGN 778.

Society » Education | January 23, 2014, Thursday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1192

Bright Bulgarian Youngsters Receive International Recognition

The team of Bulgaria's Sofia High School of Mathematics (SMG) has won three golden, one silver and three bronze medals at the international Zhautykov Olympiad in Kazakhstan.

Society » Education | January 20, 2014, Monday // 15:13 | Viewed: 9083

New Law on Secondary Education in Bulgaria Due by End-January

A new law on secondary education in Bulgaria is to be presented for public consultation at the end of January.

Society » Education | January 19, 2014, Sunday // 16:48 | Viewed: 2943

Japan to Welcome Young EU Engineers for Internships

Leading Japanese companies will offer paid internships to Bulgarian and other European students in the field of engineering.

Society » Education | January 10, 2014, Friday // 19:53 | Viewed: 1636

Bulgarian Students Youngest Dropouts in EU

Bulgaria holds the lowest average age for dropping out of school in all of the EU, at 14.3 years.

Society » Education | January 3, 2014, Friday // 13:12 | Viewed: 2448

Bulgarian Students Awarded Medals at Mathematics Olympiad in Indonesia

A team of students from the Sofia High School of Mathematics won medals at the 2013 Asian Inter-Cities Teenagers' Mathematics Olympiad held in Bogor, Indonesia.

Society » Education | December 31, 2013, Tuesday // 18:30 | Viewed: 2249

L'Oreal, UNESCO Program in Bulgaria Gives Applicants More Time, Chances

L'Oreal Bulgaria and UNESCO's fellowship program "For Women in Science", which is taking place for the fourth time in Bulgaria, announced extension of its application deadline.

Society » Education | December 13, 2013, Friday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1896

Streamlining Education, Business Among Bulgaria’s Priorities

Bulgaria’s Education Minister believes the secondary and higher education has lost touch with the realities of the economy.

Society » Education | December 7, 2013, Saturday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1531
Bulgaria news (Sofia News Agency - is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." (Sofia News Agency - and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria