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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: 1950

Education Minister Labels Schoolbooks' Content as Powder Keg

The Minister of Education Todor Tanev has compared the content of the schoolbooks to that of a powder keg.

Society » Education | November 24, 2014, Monday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1464

Bulgaria to Host International Astronomy Olympiad in 2015

All members of the Bulgarian team won medals at the XIX International Astronomy Olympiad in Bishkek.

Society » Education | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 11:25 | Viewed: 2040

Teachers Urge Parents To Donate, Instead Of Buying Flowers

The teachers in the Shumen school “Sava Dobroplodni” urged parents to donate the money they are going to spend on flowers to the residents in the flooded areas of Bulgaria.

Society » Education | September 8, 2014, Monday // 21:12 | Viewed: 2144

Bulgaria's R&D Spending at 0.26% of GDP in 2013

Bulgaria continues to be at the bottom at the EU ranking by research & development expenditure, registering R&D spending of 0.

Society » Education | September 8, 2014, Monday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1935

Some 80,000 Bulgarian Students Study Abroad

Some 80 000 Bulgarian students have chosen to study abroad, according to unofficial data by the Association of Private Universities, cited by one of the organizers of the Career in Bulgaria Forum Nusha Spirova.

Society » Education | September 5, 2014, Friday // 18:55 | Viewed: 3374

Kevin Aspegren Appointed New President Of the AUBG

Kevin Aspegren, took office as President of the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) on August 4, 2014, said the university in a press release.

Society » Education | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 17:32 | Viewed: 3218

Plovdiv-based Technical University Eager to Welcome Chinese Students

The Plovdiv unit of the Technical University - Sofia is ready to welcome Chinese PhD students, students in engineering sciences and students seeking to complete a specialization.

Society » Education | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 11:11 | Viewed: 6491

Asteroid to Be Named after Son of Bulgarian Ex Parliament Speaker

An asteroid is to be named after the son of Tsetska Tsacheva, former Bulgarian Parliament Speaker.

Society » Education | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 3045

Bulgarian High School Graduates Eye Foreign Universities

One-third of Bulgarian high school graduates with top marks at the closing exams would prefer to study at foreign universities, Novinite.

Society » Education | August 4, 2014, Monday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1520

Bulgarian Students Win Medals At International Chemistry Olympiad

Bulgarian students have collected three bronze medals at the International Chemistry Olympiad in Hanoi, Vietnam, the press office of the Ministry of Education announced.

Society » Education | August 4, 2014, Monday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1904

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: 6721

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: 1847

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: 1862

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: 1525

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: 1427

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: 4180

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: 2826

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: 5718

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: 1953

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: 2379
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