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Bulgarian Science Academy Prepares Protest

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) will start a protest against the little amount of state funding, the BAS President has announced.

Society » Education | October 27, 2010, Wednesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1346

Borisov Vows Focus on Engineering at Technical University

Bulgaria will soon need thousands of highly-skilled engineers in various fields, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov told students at the Sofia Technical University on the school's 65th birthday.

Society » Education | October 25, 2010, Monday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1440

Young Bulgarian Astronomers Win Top International Awards

Bulgaria's high-school astronomy team has won gold and bronze at the International Olympiad in the city of Sudaq in the Ukraine.

Society » Education | October 25, 2010, Monday // 11:01 | Viewed: 2153

Bulgarian Minister Reports BNG 40 M more for Education

Bulgaria's Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, has vowed an additional BGN 40 M for the country's education, Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, informs.

Society » Education | October 20, 2010, Wednesday // 19:43 | Viewed: 1269

Bulgarian College Students Rebel against Budget Cuts

Bulgaria's university students staged a protest Wednesday over radical cuts in state funding for higher education.

Society » Education | October 20, 2010, Wednesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 2511

Bulgaria Students Hit the Streets as Universities Languish

Bulgaria's university students are coming out to protest Wednesday as university rectors are pressing demands for at least a partial back off from proposed radical cuts in state funding for higher education.

Society » Education | October 20, 2010, Wednesday // 09:37 | Viewed: 1240

Bulgaria's Students to Protest as Universities Languish

Bulgaria's university students are coming out to protest Wednesday as university rectors are pressing demands for at least a partial back off from proposed radical cuts in state funding for higher education.

Society » Education | October 19, 2010, Tuesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1166

University in Bulgaria's Pernik Opens Doors

The European Polytechnic University has opened doors in the western Bulgarian town of Pernik.

Society » Education | October 12, 2010, Tuesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 2899

Bulgarian Constitutional Court Mauls Academic Degrees 'Reform'

The Bulgarian Constitutional Court has repealed a dozen key provisions of the controversial academic degree system reform bill much vaunted by education minister Sergei Ignatov.

Society » Education | October 6, 2010, Wednesday // 00:08 | Viewed: 1501

Bulgarian Education Minister Begs Cabinet for More Funds

Bulgarian Eduction Minister, Sergey Ignatov, vows to insist on receiving an additional BGN 110 M from budget 2011 for education so the system can function, at least, near to normal.

Society » Education | October 5, 2010, Tuesday // 19:11 | Viewed: 1351

Sofia University Opens New Year amid Threats of Closure

Sofia University Saint Kliment Ohridski is to inaugurate the new academic year on October 1 but may close its doors shortly after.

Society » Education | October 1, 2010, Friday // 09:54 | Viewed: 2307

Sofia University Probed on Corruption Allegations

The Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office is probing the country's oldest institution of higher education, the Sofia University "St.

Society » Education | September 29, 2010, Wednesday // 19:12 | Viewed: 1718

Bulgarian Universities Forced to Close Down over Winter

A number of leading Bulgarian universities will be forced to substantially extend their winter breaks in an effort to cut spending in the wake of drastically decreased state support.

Society » Education | September 27, 2010, Monday // 18:55 | Viewed: 2319

Bulgarian MPs Adopt Obligatory Preschool Education

The Bulgarian Members of the Parliament have adopted at second reading amendments to the Education Act, which envision an obligatory pre-school education for 5-year-olds.

Society » Education | September 23, 2010, Thursday // 11:49 | Viewed: 2587

Bulgarian Minister Proclaims 'Sweeping' Reforms in Education, Science

Bulgaria's Minister of Education and Science Sergey Ignatov has announced his intention for a new-type reform of the sectors that he is in charge of.

Society » Education | September 20, 2010, Monday // 21:00 | Viewed: 2776

Bulgarian University, South Korea Found IT Center

Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" and the National Information Agency of the Republic of Korea have signed an agreement for a joint IT center.

Society » Education | September 20, 2010, Monday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1636

Bulgarian MPs Divided on Preschool Education Act

The Bulgarian Members of the Parliament failed to reach an agreement on the Education Act, just one day after the official start of the school year.

Society » Education | September 16, 2010, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1374

Bulgarian Education Minister Annuls Middle School State Exams

Bulgarian students in grades five and six will no longer undergo State-administered exams at the end of the school year, per an order of Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov.

Society » Education | September 15, 2010, Wednesday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1445

School Year 2010-2011 Kicks off in Bulgaria

September 15 is the traditional first school day for primary and secondary schools in Bulgaria and Wednesday marks the start of school year 2010-2011.

Society » Education | September 15, 2010, Wednesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 2076

Bulgarian PM Appoints Deputy Education Minister

Milena Damyanova was named Tuesday Bulgaria's new Deputy Minister of Education, appointed with an order of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Society » Education | September 14, 2010, Tuesday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1906

World Bank: Bulgaria Can Have Top Education in SE Europe

Bulgaria has all chances to become the leader in education in Southeastern Europe, according to Alberto Rodriguez, Senior Education Specialist with the World Bank, cited by Darik radio.

Society » Education | September 13, 2010, Monday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1735
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