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Bulgarian Students Win 3 Medals at Int'l Informatics Olympiad

A Bulgarian team won two gold medals and a silver medal at the 26th International Olympiad in Informatics held on July 13-20 in Taiwan.

Society » Education | July 21, 2014, Monday // 12:05 | Viewed: 777

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: 961

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: 1065

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: 883

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: 953

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: 2920

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: 1524

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: 3641

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: 1273

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: 1494

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: 989

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: 1481

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: 1932

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: 1757

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: 776

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: 1581

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: 2002

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: 1179

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: 1953

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: 1561

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: 1436
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