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The Bulgaria 2012 Review: Education

If 2011 was a year of stagnation and gradually continuing deterioration for education in Bulgaria, then 2012 only confirmed that trend.

Society » Education | January 7, 2013, Monday // 06:38 | Viewed: 425

Only Starting Teachers' Salaries Upped by 12% in Bulgaria

Only the starting salaries of junior, senior and supervising teachers will be increased by 12% in 2013, Bulgarian Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, has announced.

Society » Education | December 14, 2012, Friday // 14:37 | Viewed: 1052

Turkey Resumes Accepting Bulgarian College Diplomas

In just days, Turkey will resume recognizing Bulgarian college diplomas, the President of the Council of Higher Education, Gokhan Cetinkaya, has said.

Society » Education | December 12, 2012, Wednesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1536

Bulgarian Youth Increasingly Illiterate, Overweight

The knowledge of Bulgarian students begins to collapse in elementary school, not in middle school as it was earlier, according to recent research.

Society » Education | December 12, 2012, Wednesday // 11:55 | Viewed: 3640

Bulgarian Students Celebrate 'College Day'

Bulgaria's current and former college students are celebrating Saturday December 8, their biggest annual event and party, a tradition kept alive since 1903.

Society » Education | December 8, 2012, Saturday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1321

Metal Science Expert Heads Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS) has elected the director of its Institute of metal science, equipment and technologies to be its new president.

Society » Education | December 3, 2012, Monday // 11:52 | Viewed: 841

Turkey Agrees on Accepting Some Bulgarian College Diplomas

Turkey will resume recognizing Bulgarian college diplomas, but only from schools which don't use intermediaries in attracting students.

Society » Education | November 30, 2012, Friday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1286

Bulgaria's Education 30th in Presigious International Ranking

Bulgaria's education system is ranked 30th out of 40 developed countries, according to a global league table published by education firm Pearson.

Society » Education | November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 4557

Sofia University Marks 124th Anniversary, Honors Patron

The oldest high education institution in Bulgaria Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski, established in 1888, marks November 25, 124 years since its establishment.

Society » Education | November 25, 2012, Sunday // 10:45 | Viewed: 950

2 Bulgarian Ministries Move to Rescue Struggling Observatory

Bulgaria's financially struggling Rozhen observatory is to carry out tasks for the country's Agriculture Ministry and for the Ministry of Environment, it was announced on Wednesday.

Society » Education | November 14, 2012, Wednesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1259

Bulgarian Astronomers Pin Hopes on PM to Rescue Observatory

Astronomers from Bulgaria's Rozhen observatory will meet with the country's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Wednesday in a bid to convince him that the observatory should not be closed.

Society » Education | November 14, 2012, Wednesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1026

Bulgarian Astronomers Are Communists - FinMin

Bulgarian Finance Minister Simeon Djankov has lashed out at astronomy researchers from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences for having requested proper funding.

Society » Education | November 13, 2012, Tuesday // 19:24 | Viewed: 1400

Number of Bulgarian Students in UK Surpasses 5000

More than 5 000 Bulgarians are already enrolled in higher education institutions as of the fall of 2012, according to data of the British Council.

Society » Education | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1716

Bulgaria's Rozhen Observatory Forced to Close over Severe Budget Cuts

Bulgaria's Rozhen observatory, the largest in Southeast Europe, will have to stop working in three weeks due to severe budget cuts imposed by the government.

Society » Education | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 12:32 | Viewed: 2132

30 000 Young Bulgarians Study Abroad

About 30 000 Bulgarians are currently studying abroad, according to the Head of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad, Rosen Ivanov.

Society » Education | November 2, 2012, Friday // 13:22 | Viewed: 2083

Bulgaria's Slivnitsa 1st in EU to Introduce Chess as School Subject

The western Bulgarian municipality of Slivnitsa is the first in the EU to introduce chess as a school subject.

Society » Education | October 27, 2012, Saturday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1761

Bulgarian Astronomers Severely Hit by Budget Cuts

Already meager salaries at Bulgaria's largest space observatory, located in Rozhen, will have to be reduced to 60% of their regular value due to lack of funds.

Society » Education | October 23, 2012, Tuesday // 19:14 | Viewed: 1048

Bulgarian PM: GERB Are Building Highways of Mind

Education is top priority for the Cabinet, Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, reiterated for the third time in the last three days.

Society » Education | October 15, 2012, Monday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1138

Bulgarian College Heads to Ask Turkish Ambassador Recall over Diploma Scandal

The Turkish ambassador to Bulgaria, Ismail Aramaz, must be recalled, according to the President of the Technical University in the Black Sea city of Varna, Prof. Ovid Farhi.

Society » Education | October 5, 2012, Friday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1965

Bulgaria's John Atanasoff Award Goes to Harvard, Berkeley Graduate

Information security researcher Dimitar Zhechev received 2012's John Atanasoff Information Technologies Award, granted by the Bulgarian President's Office.

Society » Education | October 4, 2012, Thursday // 19:10 | Viewed: 2386

No Bulgarian Universities Make It to World Top 400

Not a single Bulgarian university has made it to top 400 in the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012-13, Bulgarian media have observed.

Society » Education | October 4, 2012, Thursday // 11:31 | Viewed: 2144
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