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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: 5394

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: 1867

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: 2250

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: 1348

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: 2945

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: 9452

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: 2651

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: 1177

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: 9071

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: 2915

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: 1615

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: 2431

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: 2221

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: 1878

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: 1517

Bulgarian Students with Higher Academic Scores Since 2009

Bulgarian students have made considerable improvements in their achievements in reading, mathematics, and sciences from 2009 on.

Society » Education | December 3, 2013, Tuesday // 18:06 | Viewed: 1478

Over 40% of Students in Bulgaria Study Law, Administration, Economics

Nearly half of the students in Bulgaria are studying programs in the spheres of law, economics, and administration, according to a department head at the Education Ministry.

Society » Education | December 1, 2013, Sunday // 16:34 | Viewed: 2103

Private Universities in Bulgaria to Receive State Subsidies as of 2014

The draft higher education strategy 2014-2020 of Bulgaria's Ministry of Education and Science envisages state budget subsidies for private universities.

Society » Education | November 29, 2013, Friday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1659

Sofia University Marks 125th Anniversary, Honors Patron

Days after its blockade was partially lifted, the oldest high education institution in Bulgaria Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski, marks on November 25, 125 years since its establishment

Society » Education | November 25, 2013, Monday // 08:29 | Viewed: 6829

Bulgaria Plans to Double Education, Research Spending by 2020

The Bulgarian government is developing a strategy that will see funds for education and research doubled by 2020.

Society » Education | November 21, 2013, Thursday // 18:40 | Viewed: 1359

Bulgarian Student Protesters Demand Educational Reforms

The Bulgarian Student Occupation movement has issued a declaration with which it proposes new policies in the education sector.

Society » Education | November 9, 2013, Saturday // 18:29 | Viewed: 1437
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