If 2011 was a year of stagnation and gradually continuing deterioration for education in Bulgaria, then 2012 only confirmed that trend.
Only the starting salaries of junior, senior and supervising teachers will be increased by 12% in 2013, Bulgarian Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, has announced.
In just days, Turkey will resume recognizing Bulgarian college diplomas, the President of the Council of Higher Education, Gokhan Cetinkaya, has said.
The knowledge of Bulgarian students begins to collapse in elementary school, not in middle school as it was earlier, according to recent research.
Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS) has elected the director of its Institute of metal science, equipment and technologies to be its new president.
Turkey will resume recognizing Bulgarian college diplomas, but only from schools which don't use intermediaries in attracting students.
Bulgaria's education system is ranked 30th out of 40 developed countries, according to a global league table published by education firm Pearson.
The oldest high education institution in Bulgaria Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski, established in 1888, marks November 25, 124 years since its establishment.
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.
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.
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.
The western Bulgarian municipality of Slivnitsa is the first in the EU to introduce chess as a school subject.
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.
Information security researcher Dimitar Zhechev received 2012's John Atanasoff Information Technologies Award, granted by the Bulgarian President's Office.
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.
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