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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: 3165

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: 3513

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: 1616

Tight Security as Bulgarian Seventh-Graders Sit For National Exam

Bulgaria's Education Ministry has taken extra security measures for the national seventh-graders' exam after the recent senior examination was marred by scandalous information leaks.

Society » Education | May 27, 2010, Thursday // 09:09 | Viewed: 1459

Minister to Destroy 'Education Mafia' after High School Exam Leak

Bulgaria's Education Minister Sergei Ignatov has promised that everybody involved in corruption in his institution will be identified and punished.

Society » Education | May 24, 2010, Monday // 12:36 | Viewed: 2270

Bulgaria Arrests 1 over High-School Exam Fraud

An official from Bulgaria's Education Ministry has been arrested following alerts over a possible leak of information about the mandatory state high-school matriculation exam in Bulgarian Language and Literature, police said.

Society » Education | May 23, 2010, Sunday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1715

Bulgaria Parliament Will Not Probe Matriculation Exam Violations

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament rejected Wednesday the proposal of the opposition Coalition for Bulgaria to appoint a special committee to investigate alleged violations of the high-school exit exam.

Society » Education | May 19, 2010, Wednesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1614

Bulgarian Education Minister Rejects High-School Exam Fraud

The signals about a possible leak of information about the mandatory State high-school matriculation exam in Bulgarian Language and Literature are being probed, Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, informed Saturday.

Society » Education | May 15, 2010, Saturday // 15:51 | Viewed: 2095

State Subsidy for Bulgaria Private Schools Put on Hold

Bulgaria's Education Minister Sergey Ignatov put on hold the Cabinet's decision to subsidize private schools in Bulgaria and thus reduce paid tuition taxes.

Society » Education | May 12, 2010, Wednesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1972

Bulgaria PM Snubs University Protest against Cut Subsidy

Bulgaria's prime minister has warned belt-tightening is in store for the whole country as students and educators from the University of Sofia, the country's oldest, staged on Tuesday a large-scale rally against the school's reduced subsidy.

Society » Education | May 11, 2010, Tuesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1739

Sofia University Rallies against Cut Subsidy

Students and educators from the University of Sofia, Bulgaria's oldest, are staging Tuesday a large-scale protest rally against the school's reduced subsidy.

Society » Education | May 11, 2010, Tuesday // 08:03 | Viewed: 1757

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Outraged over Reforms

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS) published on Monday a declaration against the reforms announced by the Bulgarian Minister of Education, Sergey Ignatov.

Society » Education | May 10, 2010, Monday // 19:29 | Viewed: 1981

Sofia University Up in Arms against Subsidy Cut

Students and educators from the University of Sofia, Bulgaria's oldest, are staging Tuesday a large-scale protest rally against the school's reduced subsidy.

Society » Education | May 10, 2010, Monday // 15:36 | Viewed: 1462

Bulgaria Private Schools, Nurseries to Receive State Subsidies

Bulgarian private schools and nurseries will be granted state subsidies, equal to those of their state-run counterparts under the new draft High School Education Act

Society » Education | April 27, 2010, Tuesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 2435

Bulgaria President Vetoes Academic Staff Act

The Bulgarian President has vetoed Monday the Act for the Development of Academic Staff, following a meeting with a group of young Bulgarian scholars who have objected to the Act.

Society » Education | April 26, 2010, Monday // 17:15 | Viewed: 1643

Bulgaria President to Veto Academic Staff Act

Bulgarian President has said Monday he may veto the government's new Act for the Development of Academic Staff.

Society » Education | April 26, 2010, Monday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1624

Minister: Staggering Discrepancy in Bulgarian Middle School Education

There is an urgent need for public discussion and reform of the school system, according to Bulgarian Education Minister Sergey Ignatov.

Society » Education | April 25, 2010, Sunday // 11:30 | Viewed: 2164

Bulgaria Education Reform Bases Universities' Financing on Ratings

Financing of Bulgaria's universities will depend on the quality of offered services and professional realization of the students, Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, announced.

Society » Education | April 19, 2010, Monday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1723

Bulgaria Gives Universities Academic Title Rights

Bulgaria's Higher Attestation Commission will be closed down and Bulgarian universities will be allowed to give academic titles.

Society » Education | April 15, 2010, Thursday // 19:26 | Viewed: 2300

Reform Envisages Drastic Cuts for Bulgaria Academy of Sciences

The number of the scientific institutes at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) is going to be reduced to 40 from the current 69.

Society » Education | April 6, 2010, Tuesday // 18:18 | Viewed: 1353

Potholes Enter Bulgarian Journalist Hopefuls Tests

Candidate students, who are hoping to study journalism at the prestigious Sofia University, had to write an essay about Bulgaria's potholed streets and the symbolism of it at a preliminary exam that took place on Sunday.

Society » Education | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 17:43 | Viewed: 2508
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