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Bulgaria Science Academy Slams Education Ministry over Draft Law

The draft law on the development of academic staff will lead to "the equalizing of universities of different scientific levels," the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has announced.

Society » Education | December 10, 2009, Thursday // 17:21 | Viewed: 2437

American College of Sofia Announces New President Appointment

The Board of Trustees of the American College of Sofia announced Tuesday the appointment of Paul Johnson to serve as the next President of the College.

Society » Education | December 8, 2009, Tuesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 4874

New Education Minister to Create Competition among Bulgaria Universities

Bulgaria's new Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, declared Thursday that the measures he was putting forth were aimed at finally creating a competitive environment for the universities in the country.

Society » Education | December 3, 2009, Thursday // 14:30 | Viewed: 2197

Director: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Is in Survival Mode

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences currently functions in a "survival mode", according to its Director, Professor Nikola Sabotinov.

Society » Education | November 30, 2009, Monday // 15:02 | Viewed: 2345

Bulgaria Science Academy Set to Shut down Inefficient Institutes

The Bulgarian Academy of Science is most likely going to close down some of its institutes, which have received the lowest assessment by EU expert who carried out a recent audit.

Society » Education | November 29, 2009, Sunday // 19:09 | Viewed: 2324

Sofia University Marks Day of Patron Saint

The oldest secondary institution in Bulgarian, the Sofia University, marked Wednesday the day of its Patron Saint "Kliment Ohridski.

Society » Education | November 25, 2009, Wednesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 3076

Sofia University Introduces Brand New Uniform Entrance Test

Sofia University “St. Kliment of Ohrid” has announced it would introduce a new, uniform entrance exam changing radically the existing application process.

Society » Education | November 25, 2009, Wednesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 5172

Bulgarian Technical University Joins Hewlett Packard Institute

The Technical University (TU) in Bulgaria's capital Sofia is now affiliated with the prestigious Hewlett Packard International Institute of Technology - HP IIT.

Society » Education | November 24, 2009, Tuesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 3688

Bulgaria New Education Minister Vows to Read All Textbooks

The newly appointed Bulgarian Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, vows to personally read all school textbooks that have received complaints from parents and students of being difficult to comprehend.

Society » Education | November 24, 2009, Tuesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1846

Businessmen: Bulgaria University Education Is of Poor Quality

The majority of Bulgarian entrepreneurs believe that the quality of higher education in Bulgaria is poor.

Society » Education | November 23, 2009, Monday // 13:40 | Viewed: 6046

50% of Bulgaria High School Graduates Said to Be 'Illiterate'

Some 50% of Bulgarian high school graduates are illiterate in the sense that they don't know basic spelling and grammar rules.

Society » Education | November 22, 2009, Sunday // 13:09 | Viewed: 4426

New Minister: Bulgaria Education Holds Last Place in EU Competitiveness

Education Minister Sergey Ignatov gave his opinions on the state of Bulgarian higher education on the Friday edition of "Hello, Bulgaria", Nova TV's morning program.

Society » Education | November 20, 2009, Friday // 12:09 | Viewed: 2481

Bulgaria Education Receives BGN 2,6 B in Budget 2010

Bulgaria Deputy Education Minister, Milka Kodzhabashieva, stated Saturday that BGN 2,6 B have been provided for education from the Budget 2010.

Society » Education | October 31, 2009, Saturday // 13:38 | Viewed: 2035

Turkmenistan Students Barred from Studying in Bulgaria

Students from Turkmenitsan who were set to study in the American University in Bulgaria’s Blagoevgrad have been denied permission to leave their country.

Society » Education | October 7, 2009, Wednesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 4737

Bulgaria Marks First Day of New School Year

59 596 first graders have entered classrooms across Bulgaria on their official first day at school.

Society » Education | September 15, 2009, Tuesday // 09:53 | Viewed: 2126

Sofia Economy University Fires Corruption Tainted Professor

The University of National and World Economy in Bulgaria's capital Sofia has fired Petkan Iliev, an Assistant Professor of Economics, over corruption allegations.

Society » Education | August 28, 2009, Friday // 16:09 | Viewed: 2817

Bulgarians as Poorly Proficient in English as the French

Bulgarians are really bad in English, and rank 69 together with France in a 109 countries study.

Society » Education | August 28, 2009, Friday // 12:44 | Viewed: 4544

Bulgaria's Top University Can't Find Enough Students

Sofia University St. Kliment of Ohrid, which is known as the top university in Bulgaria, cannot find enough applicants to fill all of its spots.

Society » Education | August 24, 2009, Monday // 20:36 | Viewed: 3101

American University in Bulgaria Welcomes Most International Class

The American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) is welcoming its most international class ever for freshman orientation in the upcoming week.

Society » Education | August 22, 2009, Saturday // 18:20 | Viewed: 7259

Junk Food Thrown out of Bulgaria Schools

All kinds of fried food, carbonated drinks, and sweets will be thrown out of the snack shops in all Bulgarian schools.

Society » Education | August 20, 2009, Thursday // 15:04 | Viewed: 5706

Expert: Demographic Crisis Hits Bulgaria in 2009-2012

A huge demographic crisis will affect Bulgaria in the period between 2009 and 2012.

Society » Education | August 18, 2009, Tuesday // 17:10 | Viewed: 2559
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