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Bulgarian Scientists Develop Miniature Robot Football Teams

Bulgarian scientists are currently developing football teams of miniature robots, Roman Zahariev, from the Central Laboratory of Mechatronics and Instrumentation, stated in Varna Thursday.

Society » Education | December 17, 2009, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 4508

Bulgarian State Budget Will Fund Sports Schools Development

The Bulgarian government has on Wednesday approved changes in the Law on Physical Education and Sports, whereby the construction and renovation of sports facilities will be financed by the state budget and the Bulgarian Sports Lotto.

Society » Education | December 16, 2009, Wednesday // 16:50 | Viewed: 2547

Bulgarian Sciences Academy Appeals to PM over Budget Cuts

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) has addressed a letter to Prime Minister Borisov, pointing out in no uncertain terms the consequences of cutting their budget.

Society » Education | December 11, 2009, Friday // 17:57 | Viewed: 2205

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: 2639

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: 5075

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: 2307

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: 2589

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: 2525

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: 3165

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: 5420

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: 3823

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: 1973

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: 6258

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: 4919

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: 2581

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: 2195

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: 4876

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: 2370

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: 2979

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: 4688

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: 3266
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