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Over 100 UK Students to Study Medicine in Bulgaria's Pleven

More than a hundred students from the United Kingdom were admitted to the Medical University in the Bulgarian city of Pleven.

Society » Education | January 31, 2016, Sunday // 15:37 | Viewed: 8799

Hundreds Protest in Bulgaria over Proposed Drafts of School Education

Demonstrations have taken place in several towns and cities across Bulgaria after reports emerged that the Education Ministry is planning to revise key sections of the school curriculum referring to the years of Ottoman rule.

Society » Education | January 30, 2016, Saturday // 15:41 | Viewed: 15703

Bad Weather Cancels Classes in 544 Bulgarian Schools on Monday

The Bulgarian Education Ministry announced on Monday that classes were suspended in 544 schools across the country due to bad weather conditions.

Society » Education | January 18, 2016, Monday // 16:40 | Viewed: 7889

Eurydice Study Shows Bulgarian Teachers Get Lowest Wages Across Europe

Bulgarian teachers are paid the lowest salaries among European countries.

Society » Education | January 11, 2016, Monday // 21:43 | Viewed: 6639

30 000 New Software Specialists to be Trained in Bulgaria Until 2030

The Bulgarian government adopted on Wednesday a concept on encouraging the training of software specialists, which foresees creating conditions for the training of an additional 30 000 experts in the next fifteen years.

Society » Education | December 16, 2015, Wednesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 4848

Bulgarian Students Win Four Medals at International Astronomy Olympiad

Bulgaria’s team at the 20th International Astronomy Olympiad of the Euro-Asian Astronomical Society has won one gold, two silver and one bronze medal, the Education Ministry in Sofia announced on Friday.

Society » Education | October 23, 2015, Friday // 16:05 | Viewed: 5590

American English Academy in Sofia Opens Doors to Visiting Students

The American English Academy in Sofia will admit visiting students in the current 2015/2016 academic year.

Society » Education | October 13, 2015, Tuesday // 20:57 | Viewed: 6900

Bulgaria Submits First Nomination for Global Teacher Prize

A Bulgarian nomination for the Global Teacher Prize, an annual USD 1 million award given to teachers who have made an outstanding contribution to the profession, will be submitted for the first time in 2015.

Society » Education | October 5, 2015, Monday // 09:57 | Viewed: 4700

Children's Museum Opens Doors in Bulgaria's Sofia

A museum created specially for children opened on Thursday in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Education | October 2, 2015, Friday // 08:26 | Viewed: 6317

American-English Academy Kicks Off School Year with Fireworks

 With fireworks and celebrations, the American English Academy (AEA) has marked the beginning of the new 2015/2016 school year for the 24th time to admit pupils aged between 3 and 18.

Society » Education | September 16, 2015, Wednesday // 06:41 | Viewed: 6731

2015-16 School Year Starts in Bulgaria

The school year starts today for nearly 758 000 students and 68 891 teachers in 2564 schools across Bulgaria.

Society » Education | September 15, 2015, Tuesday // 08:41 | Viewed: 7358

Bulgarian-born Aerodynamics Engineer Makes Her F1 Dream Come True

Tsvetelina Mavrodieva, a 23-year-old Bulgarian national, has joined the Red Bull Formula 1 racing team as an aerodynamics engineer, making her dream come true.

Society » Education | August 7, 2015, Friday // 19:45 | Viewed: 10729

Bulgarian High School Students Win Gold, 2 Silver Medals at International Olympiad in Informatics

Bulgarian high school students have won one gold and two silver medals at the XXVII International Olympiad in Informatics in Almati, Kazakhstan.

Society » Education | July 31, 2015, Friday // 15:55 | Viewed: 5277

Minister Foresees Likely Rise in Salaries of Bulgarian Teachers in Autumn

Bulgarian Education Minister Todor Tanev announced on Friday that the salaries of teachers were likely to increase in the autumn.

Society » Education | June 12, 2015, Friday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1988

World Bank Supported IT Hackathon to Take Place in Sofia

The World Bank is organizing a competition for young programmers in the form of a hackathon to be held in Sofia.

Society » Education | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 2218

School Teachers in Bulgaria Decreased by 70 % in Past Fifteen Years

At present there are 85 000 teachers employed in secondary education in Bulgaria, which represents a decrease by 70 % in the past fifteen years.

Society » Education | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 13:05 | Viewed: 6549

Bulgarian Parliament Begins Debate on Vocational Elements in Education

Lawmakers in the National Assembly have started discussions on a bill which could bring about changes to schooling and pre-school education.

Society » Education | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1421

Minister Pledges New Education Act, Substantial Increase in Teacher Salaries

Minister Todor Tanev has pledged a new Education Act instead of patchy amendments and insertions to the existing one.

Society » Education | January 4, 2015, Sunday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1989

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences to Receive EUR 237 M for Research for 5 Years

Stefan Vodenicharov, President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS), has said that the institution expects to receive EUR 237 M for research over the next 5 years.

Society » Education | December 30, 2014, Tuesday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1330

Bulgarian Students Call Protest, Demand Resignations

The students behind last year's occupation of Sofia University are organising a protest demanding the resignations of several controversial politicians, who were appointed to high-level positions.

Society » Education | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 21:50 | Viewed: 1998

Bulgaria Has Too Many Universities - Education Minister

Education Minister Todor Tanev has backed amendments to the Education Act aimed at depriving specialized higher education institutions of the title university.

Society » Education | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1918
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