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Bulgarian President Calls for State Support of Education, Research

President Georgi Parvanov met and congratulated on their success Bulgaria's four medalists in the 2010 International Olympiad in Informatics.

Society » Education | August 27, 2010, Friday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1233

Education Minister: Bulgaria in Dire Need of Reform

Bulgaria urgently needs a fundamental reform in higher education and science, Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, said Thursday.

Society » Education | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1408

Bulgaria's Sofia to Renovate Schools, Kindergartens

173 kindergartens and schools in the Bulgarian capital Sofia will be renovated by the fall, Sofia's Deputy Mayor for investments and construction, Irina Savina, has announced.

Society » Education | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1858

Sofia University President: Bulgaria Doomed by Cabinet’s Education Policy

The rector of Sofia University Prof. Ivan Ilchev has expressed dim views of Bulgaria’s overall future should what he sees as non-commitment of the state to education continue.

Society » Education | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1798

US-Funded Program Offers New Opportunities to Bulgaria's Youth

Bulgarian youth from around the country will have a new opportunity to develop computer and English language skills thanks to the launch of a new Educational Public-Private Partnership named "Pathways".

Society » Education | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 1782

President Lauds Bulgarian Student Prodigies International Success

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, congratulated Saturday the team of Bulgarian students and coaches for their outstanding results in the 22nd International Informatics Olympiad held in Canada.

Society » Education | August 21, 2010, Saturday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1506

Bulgarian Parents Against Obligatory Pre-School

Bulgarian non-government parental organizations (NPO) have announced they are against the amendments to the Education Act because, which will oblige children to start pre-school at the age of 5.

Society » Education | July 26, 2010, Monday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1707

Public Preschool Education Becomes Mandatory in Bulgaria

Nearly half of all children in Bulgaria do not speak Bulgarian as a native language, the Member of the Parliament from the ruling GERB party, Irena Sokolova, says.

Society » Education | July 22, 2010, Thursday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2286

Bulgarian Minister: Early Education Prevents School Dropout

Bulgaria's Minister of Education, Sergey Ignatov, informed Monday that he is starting negotiations with the EU to provide funds for salaries of preschool teachers.

Society » Education | July 19, 2010, Monday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1625

Bulgarian Govt Guarantees Student Loans Amounting to BGN 40 M

Bulgaria's Cabinet has adopted a decision to guarantee student loans for 2011 amounting to a total of up to BGN 40 M.

Society » Education | July 7, 2010, Wednesday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1866

2 Officials Dismissed over High School Exam Fraud in Bulgaria

Two officials of Bulgaria's Ministry of Education will be dismissed over high school ending exam fraud, the Education Minister announced Monday.

Society » Education | July 5, 2010, Monday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1757

Bulgarian Researchers, Helsinki Committee Lash out at Academy Reform

Researchers from a number of institutes of the Bulgaran Academy of Sciences (BAS) spoke out against reforms under way in the Academy at a press conference Sunday.

Society » Education | June 27, 2010, Sunday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1589

Budget Cuts Set Off Bulgarian Art Students' Civil Unrest

Bulgarian students from the Musical Academy, the Arts Academy and the Theater and Film Academy (NATFIS) rallied in Sofia Monday against the cuts of the colleges' funds.

Society » Education | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1718

2 Officials Suspected of High-School Exam Fraud in Bulgaria

Two higher-ranking civil servants from the Education Ministry are suspected of high school ending exam fraud, Bulgarian Interior Minister announced Monday.

Society » Education | June 21, 2010, Monday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1860

Bulgaria Revamps High-school Exit Exam

The mandatory high-school exit exam in Bulgarian Language and Literature (BEL) will be entirely changed in 2011, Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, informs Monday.

Society » Education | June 14, 2010, Monday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1631

German Academic Lauds Bulgarian Culture, Science

Bulgarian people have a democratic ethos, an open mind and an exploratory spirit, thinks renowned German academic Prof. Peter Fischer-Appelt.

Society » Education | June 11, 2010, Friday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1542

Bulgaria's Pernik Becomes University City

The Members of the Parliament approved Thursday the plan to open a private polytechnic university in Bulgaria's western town of Pernik.

Society » Education | June 10, 2010, Thursday // 12:30 | Viewed: 2652

Bulgarian President Outlines Own Vision for Education Reform

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, outlined Saturday his vision for the much awaited reform of the country's education system.

Society » Education | June 5, 2010, Saturday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1811

Minister Admits Bulgarian Education Is Problem-Ridden

Bulgaria's Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, admits the country's education system and its quality are facing very serious problems and deficiencies.

Society » Education | June 5, 2010, Saturday // 14:48 | Viewed: 3064

American College in Sofia Boasts Highest Matriculation Scores

Seniors from the American College in Bulgaria's capital Sofia have the highest average results in the country from the State high-school exit exam, according to data from the Education Ministry, presented Friday.

Society » Education | June 4, 2010, Friday // 16:04 | Viewed: 3383

Bulgarian Universities Get BGN 38 M EU Fund Boost

Bulgaria will receive money for higher education under the EU 'Regional Development' Program for the first time, it was reported Wednesday.

Society » Education | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1594
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