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Education Levels of Bulgarians Show Improvement

At the end of 2011, the population in Bulgaria, aged 25 – 64, with lower secondary and lower education was 20.4% of the entire population.

Society » Education | September 26, 2012, Wednesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 2243

Bulgarian Teens Alarmingly Illiterate, Study Shows

An alarming percentage of sixteen-year old Bulgarians are illiterate, according to the Zaedno v Chas (Together in Class) NGO study.

Society » Education | September 25, 2012, Tuesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 3327

Bulgaria Vows More Money for Student Scholarships

The Bulgarian government will allocate more money for university student scholarships in 2013, Bulgarian Education Minister Sergey Ignatov has promised.

Society » Education | September 22, 2012, Saturday // 15:44 | Viewed: 907

Bulgaria Sends Schoolbooks to Ethnic Children in Serbia

The State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad has provided schoolbooks for ethnic Bulgarian children in grades 5, 6, and 7, in a school in the Serbian town of Bosilegrad.

Society » Education | September 22, 2012, Saturday // 14:03 | Viewed: 8038

FT: Bulgaria Takes Part in Greece Brain Drain

As a side effect to its financial and economic troubles, Greece is facing a significant brain drain, writes the Financial Times in its Alphaville blog.

Society » Education | September 20, 2012, Thursday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1294

Parents to Sue Serbia over Lack of Bulgarian School Books

Parents in western Serbia, which has a large population of ethnic Bulgarians, are threatening to sue the Serbian State over the lack of school books in Bulgarian.

Society » Education | September 17, 2012, Monday // 17:40 | Viewed: 2110

60 000 Bulgarian First-Graders Enter School on 1st School Day

Over 60 000 kids are starting school for the first time in Bulgaria on Monday, September 17th, the first day of the academic year in the country.

Society » Education | September 17, 2012, Monday // 08:37 | Viewed: 1740

Bulgaria's Sofia University Ranked 601st Globally

Bulgaria's top academic institution, Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski, has been ranked 601st among the world's 700 best universities in the latest QS World University Rankings.

Society » Education | September 11, 2012, Tuesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 3595

L'Oreal, UNESCO Launch 3rd 'For Women in Science' Program in Bulgaria

L'Oreal Bulgaria and UNESCO's fellowship program "For Women in Science" has been launched for the third time in Bulgaria.

Society » Education | September 10, 2012, Monday // 18:19 | Viewed: 1886

Sofia University Fails to Recruit Students for 'Prestigious' Majors

Bulgaria's largest higher education institution, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", has failed to fill all of the spots it had announced for some of its "prestigious" majors.

Society » Education | September 7, 2012, Friday // 19:31 | Viewed: 1174

Bulgaria Threatened by Teachers' Shortage

The number of Bulgarian teachers is showing a trend of going down while their average age is 50.

Society » Education | September 2, 2012, Sunday // 13:16 | Viewed: 1447

Sofia University Ranked 749th in Global Webometrics Ranking

Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski has been ranked 749th in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab.

Society » Education | August 31, 2012, Friday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1351

Bulgarian Students Win Medals at Chemistry Olympiad in US

The Bulgarian high school chemistry scientific team has won three medals at the 44th edition of the prestigious International Chemistry Olympiad, IChO, in the US.

Society » Education | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1135

Bulgarian Official Blames Turkey for Fake Diploma Scandal

Bulgaria is the leader in education in Southeastern Europe even after 22 years of chaotic transition from communism to democracy.

Society » Education | August 6, 2012, Monday // 14:34 | Viewed: 2746

Bulgarian Boy 'Crowned' Best Teen Mathematician in World

A Bulgarian school student has been titled the best mathematician in the world at the 2012 International Mathematics Competition & World Conference on the Mathematically Gifted Students, IMC, in Taiwan.

Society » Education | July 31, 2012, Tuesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 5726

Bulgarian Govt, Universities React Harshly to Turkey's Diploma Non-Recognition

After last week Turkey suspended its recognition of Bulgarian university diplomas, Bulgaria's Education Minister Sergey Ignatov reacted Monday by announcing that the problematic diplomas were forged by Turkish citizens.

Society » Education | July 30, 2012, Monday // 18:23 | Viewed: 7741

Turkey Scraps Bulgarian College Diplomas

Turkey is suspending the recognition of Bulgarian-issued college diplomas for an indefinite period of time.

Society » Education | July 25, 2012, Wednesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 2142

Bulgarian PM Wants to Push Religious Indoctrination in Schools - Report

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is in favor of imposing compulsory religious education in the country's schools, Bishop Gavrail from the Lovech Bishopric has told the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency.

Society » Education | July 13, 2012, Friday // 17:30 | Viewed: 1091

Bulgarian Students Win Informatics Olympiad

Bulgarian high school students have achieved the highest score in the international Informatics Olympiad held in Tata, Hungary between July 7 and 13.

Society » Education | July 13, 2012, Friday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1229

Bulgarian PM Enters High School History Books

High school students in grade 11 during the 2012 – 2013 school year will now study the role and the place in history of current Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Society » Education | July 7, 2012, Saturday // 14:39 | Viewed: 2013

Bulgarian Mothers Rebel against Karl Marx Monument in Key University

A NGO of Bulgarian mothers has declared itself against the existence of a monument of German economist and philosopher Karl Marx (1818-1883) on the campus of the University of National and World Economy in Sofia.

Society » Education | June 26, 2012, Tuesday // 12:37 | Viewed: 1822
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