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Bulgarian Students' Disturbing PISA Results Show Need for New Teaching Methods

Bulgaria has to do more than overhaul school curricula and to talk about changing methods of teaching, the country's national coordinator for the PISA study has said.

Society » Education | December 7, 2016, Wednesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 809

Sofia University Ranks 1st in Bulgaria’s Higher-Education Rating

For yet another consecutive year, Sofia University St.

Society » Education | November 18, 2016, Friday // 21:32 | Viewed: 4966

R&D Spending in Bulgaria Up in 2015, Mostly Driven by Businesses

Expenditure on research and development (R&D) activity in Bulgaria increased by nearly a quarter compared to the year before, preliminary national statistics show.

Society » Education | October 31, 2016, Monday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1997

Bulgaria's President: New Education Models Must Reflect Migration, Demographic Problems

New education models must guarantee a faster and more effective achievement of the purposes of education accepted worldwide.

Society » Education | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 21:41 | Viewed: 1859

British Government Not To Stop Cheap Student Loans Despite Brexit

The British government has decided not to stop cheap student loans to youths from the EU.

Society » Education | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 18:14 | Viewed: 13244

Bulgaria's Education System Faces Severe Cadre Crisis Due To Retirement of Teachers

Bulgaria’s education system is facing budget difficulties and a severe cadre crisis due to the retirement of teachers.

Society » Education | September 26, 2016, Monday // 15:12 | Viewed: 2480

10% of Sofia Univeristy Places Remain Vacant After Third-Round Admission

About 10% of the places at Sofia University have remained vacant after the additional admission.

Society » Education | September 22, 2016, Thursday // 13:16 | Viewed: 2280

Procedure for Recognition of EU Higher-Education Diplomas Simplified

The requirement for the certification of diplomas and academic references issued by higher-education institutions in the member-states of the EU, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland with an apostille has been dropped.

Society » Education | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 17:27 | Viewed: 19792

900 Fewer First-Graders in 2016

A total of 66,611 children will be first-graders in 2016.

Society » Education | September 14, 2016, Wednesday // 16:18 | Viewed: 2607

Vacant Places at Bulgarian Universities for Another Consecutive Year

For another consecutive year, large universities in Bulgaria announced additional listings in order to fill vacant places.

Society » Education | September 9, 2016, Friday // 10:14 | Viewed: 23031

Nearly Third of Bulgarians Aged 25-54 Attained Higher Education - Eurostat

Some 31.

Society » Education | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 10:13 | Viewed: 31764

American English Academy Ends School Year with Grand Ceremony

The American English Academy has marked the end of the school year with a festive ceremony in the school's concert hall.

Society » Education | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 13:25 | Viewed: 32785

Bulgarian Cabinet Provides BGN 26 M to Municipalities for Education

At its meeting on Tuesday, the Bulgarian government approved additional transfers from the budget of the education ministry to the budget of municipalities amounting to slightly over BGN 26 M.

Society » Education | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 32867

10 % Rise of Teachers' Salaries Has Not Been Discused with Bulgarian PM

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said on Monday that a 10 % increase in the salaries of teachers has not been discussed with him.

Society » Education | June 20, 2016, Monday // 12:00 | Viewed: 2969

Bulgarian Education Minister Foresees 10 % Increase in Teachers' Salaries in 2017

The teachers’ salaries are expected to increase by 10 % in Bulgaria at the beginning of next year.

Society » Education | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 13:51 | Viewed: 33025

12 000 Bulgarian Teachers to Gather at National Council in Sofia

Around 12 000 teachers are expected to gather in the Arena Armeec hall in the Bulgarian capital on Sunday for a discussion of the forthcoming education reform.

Society » Education | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 11:56 | Viewed: 3131

Cabinet Allocates BGN 300 000 to Global Libraries – Bulgaria Project

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Bulgarian government approved additional expenses under the budget of the culture ministry amounting to BGN 300 000.

Society » Education | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 34717

Bulgaria's Universities Hold Chinese Language Competition

National qualifications of the world's major Chinese proficiency competition for foreign university students were held in Bulgaria on Sunday, Xinhua news agency has said.

Society » Education | April 18, 2016, Monday // 11:40 | Viewed: 6288

Bulgarian PM Appoints New Deputy Education Minister

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has appointed Prof.

Society » Education | April 15, 2016, Friday // 16:43 | Viewed: 34468

Bulgaria to Work for Lifelong Learning System

The Bulgarian government has approved an action plan which introduces a new range of professional qualification options for school students and adds a list of "protected professions".

Society » Education | April 6, 2016, Wednesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 35134

Bulgaria Has 'No Problem' with Burqas - Education Min

The issue of burqas in Bulgaria is exaggerated, but should be considered in light of future security problems, Bulgarian Deputy PM and Education Minister Meglena Kunevas has said.

Society » Education | April 5, 2016, Tuesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 6673
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