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Mix-Up Emerges in Teaching Minority Languages in Bulgaria

The Turkish, the Armenian, and the Hebrew languages have been included as compulsory electives for children from these minorities in Bulgaria, in grades 1 – 8.

Society » Education | June 3, 2013, Monday // 10:06 | Viewed: 2011

Bulgaria's New Education Minister: Children Should Start School at 4

Children should start school at the age of four, according to Bulgaria’s new Education Minister, Aneliya Klisarova.

Society » Education | June 1, 2013, Saturday // 14:19 | Viewed: 1779

How to get the most out of your stay in Bulgaria?

Earn an US accredited EMBA while working in the country

Society » Education | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 13:20 | Viewed: 1616

Bulgarian High School Seniors Sit for Matriculation Exam

A total of 62 000 students from across Bulgaria are sitting Tuesday for their obligatory matriculation in Bulgarian language and literature.

Society » Education | May 21, 2013, Tuesday // 09:27 | Viewed: 3569

Sofia University Advances in Academic Performance Ranking

The Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" ranks 788th in the University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) for 2012/2013 which evaluates the top 2000 higher education institutions in the world.

Society » Education | May 14, 2013, Tuesday // 18:07 | Viewed: 2534

Bulgaria Education Minister Vows New Job for Harlem Shake Teacher

Bulgaria's caretaker Education Minister has vowed to find a job for Hristo Danev, the teacher who was dismissed after doing the Harlem Shake dance with his students in the school yard.

Society » Education | March 22, 2013, Friday // 21:00 | Viewed: 1434

Bulgarian Govt to Decide Fate of Embattled Harlem Shake Teacher

Bulgaria's Education Minister will have to decide the fate of Hristo Danev, the teacher who was recently dismissed after performing the Harlem Shake dance with his students in the school yard.

Society » Education | March 22, 2013, Friday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1320

Turkey Lifts 'Embargo' on Bulgarian College Diplomas

Turkey's Council of Higher Education has lifted the "embargo" on Bulgarian college diplomas.

Society » Education | March 21, 2013, Thursday // 09:04 | Viewed: 3770

Bulgarian Turks: Revival Process Should Be Included in Schoolbooks

The former Bulgarian Communist's regime attempt to forcefully assimilate Bulgarian Muslims, known and the "Revival Process", should be included in the country's history schoolbooks, according to the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS).

Society » Education | March 17, 2013, Sunday // 11:29 | Viewed: 7400

Bulgarian UNESCO Chief to Receive Doctor Honoris Causa Degree of Laval University

UNESCO Director-General, Bulgarian Irina Bokova, will be awarded the honorary degree of Doctor Honoris Causa by the Laval University in Quebec, Canada.

Society » Education | February 28, 2013, Thursday // 09:38 | Viewed: 1382

Bulgarian Students Rebel against University Fee Hikes

Over 700 students from the University of National and World Economy (UNWE) in Bulgaria's capital Sofia have rallied against a 33% increase in their tuition fees.

Society » Education | February 27, 2013, Wednesday // 17:23 | Viewed: 1480

Sofia University Students Protest Fee Hike

Students from the Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski are staging a protest Wednesday afternoon against a planned fee hike.

Society » Education | February 27, 2013, Wednesday // 11:18 | Viewed: 1369

Bulgaria's Corrupt Science Fund to Undergo Total Repair

Six members of Bulgaria's notorious Science Fund have resigned and more are on their way, announced new Science and Education Minister Stefan Vodenicharov.

Society » Education | February 12, 2013, Tuesday // 19:57 | Viewed: 1444

FinMin: Bulgarian Teachers to Get Higher Salaries by End Feb

The raise of the salaries of teachers at Bulgarian public schools will take place by the end of February, announced Bulgarian Minister of Finance Simeon Djankov Saturday.

Society » Education | February 9, 2013, Saturday // 15:12 | Viewed: 1533

Bulgaria with Worse Literacy Rate than Kyrgyzstan, Tonga

Bulgaria's Center for Demographic Policy (CDP) has compiled a ranking of the absurdities in the sphere of science for the new Minister of Education, Science, and Youth Stefan Vodenicharov.

Society » Education | February 4, 2013, Monday // 13:30 | Viewed: 5645

Olympiad Prizes of Bulgarian Students Confiscated at Frankfurt Airport

Bulgarian students who participated in an international Olympiad in mathematics, physics, and informatics in Kazakstan have had their awards confiscated at Frankfurt Airport on suspicions of smuggling.

Society » Education | February 1, 2013, Friday // 17:54 | Viewed: 2334

Bulgaria's Top University Hikes Tuition Fees

Tuition fees in Bulgaria’s oldest and most prestigious university, the Sofia University “Saint Kliment Ohridski” are going up 8% much to the discontent of parents and students.

Society » Education | January 31, 2013, Thursday // 12:15 | Viewed: 2240

Bulgarian Education Minister Sacked for 'Arguing' with PM

Sergey Ignatov, whose resignation as Bulgaria's Education Minister was accepted on Tuesday, had to go because he argued with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov over the corruption scandal in Bulgaria's Scientific Research Fund, Borisov himself revealed Wednesda

Society » Education | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 13:10 | Viewed: 2518

Metal Science Expert Heads Bulgaria's Education Ministry

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS) newly elected president Acad. Stefan Vodenicharov has been named the country's new education minister, replacing recently dismissed Sergey Ignatov.

Society » Education | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 1610

Rocky Mountains Picture Returns to 'Haunt' Bulgaria

A picture from the Rocky Mountains in the US State of Colorado has once again prompted ridicule  in Bulgaria, as it turns out it has been used to depict "Bulgarian nature" in an 8th grade schoolbook.

Society » Education | January 16, 2013, Wednesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1817

Bulgaria's Govt Approves Operational Program for Education, Science in 2014-2020

The Bulgarian government has approved the introduction of a new operational program for science and education in Bulgaria's contract with the EU on the 2014-2020 programming period.

Society » Education | January 9, 2013, Wednesday // 17:42 | Viewed: 1979
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