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.
An alarming percentage of sixteen-year old Bulgarians are illiterate, according to the Zaedno v Chas (Together in Class) NGO study.
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.
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.
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.
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.
L'Oreal Bulgaria and UNESCO's fellowship program "For Women in Science" has been launched for the third time in Bulgaria.
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.
Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski has been ranked 749th in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab.
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.
Bulgaria is the leader in education in Southeastern Europe even after 22 years of chaotic transition from communism to democracy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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