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Bulgarian Education Minister Begs Cabinet for More Funds

Bulgarian Eduction Minister, Sergey Ignatov, vows to insist on receiving an additional BGN 110 M from budget 2011 for education so the system can function, at least, near to normal.

Society » Education | October 5, 2010, Tuesday // 19:11 | Viewed: 1377

Sofia University Opens New Year amid Threats of Closure

Sofia University Saint Kliment Ohridski is to inaugurate the new academic year on October 1 but may close its doors shortly after.

Society » Education | October 1, 2010, Friday // 09:54 | Viewed: 2381

Sofia University Probed on Corruption Allegations

The Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office is probing the country's oldest institution of higher education, the Sofia University "St.

Society » Education | September 29, 2010, Wednesday // 19:12 | Viewed: 1754

Bulgarian Universities Forced to Close Down over Winter

A number of leading Bulgarian universities will be forced to substantially extend their winter breaks in an effort to cut spending in the wake of drastically decreased state support.

Society » Education | September 27, 2010, Monday // 18:55 | Viewed: 2344

Bulgarian MPs Adopt Obligatory Preschool Education

The Bulgarian Members of the Parliament have adopted at second reading amendments to the Education Act, which envision an obligatory pre-school education for 5-year-olds.

Society » Education | September 23, 2010, Thursday // 11:49 | Viewed: 2624

Bulgarian Minister Proclaims 'Sweeping' Reforms in Education, Science

Bulgaria's Minister of Education and Science Sergey Ignatov has announced his intention for a new-type reform of the sectors that he is in charge of.

Society » Education | September 20, 2010, Monday // 21:00 | Viewed: 2825

Bulgarian University, South Korea Found IT Center

Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" and the National Information Agency of the Republic of Korea have signed an agreement for a joint IT center.

Society » Education | September 20, 2010, Monday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1655

Bulgarian MPs Divided on Preschool Education Act

The Bulgarian Members of the Parliament failed to reach an agreement on the Education Act, just one day after the official start of the school year.

Society » Education | September 16, 2010, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1391

Bulgarian Education Minister Annuls Middle School State Exams

Bulgarian students in grades five and six will no longer undergo State-administered exams at the end of the school year, per an order of Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov.

Society » Education | September 15, 2010, Wednesday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1453

School Year 2010-2011 Kicks off in Bulgaria

September 15 is the traditional first school day for primary and secondary schools in Bulgaria and Wednesday marks the start of school year 2010-2011.

Society » Education | September 15, 2010, Wednesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 2107

Bulgarian PM Appoints Deputy Education Minister

Milena Damyanova was named Tuesday Bulgaria's new Deputy Minister of Education, appointed with an order of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Society » Education | September 14, 2010, Tuesday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1932

World Bank: Bulgaria Can Have Top Education in SE Europe

Bulgaria has all chances to become the leader in education in Southeastern Europe, according to Alberto Rodriguez, Senior Education Specialist with the World Bank, cited by Darik radio.

Society » Education | September 13, 2010, Monday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1756

Bulgarian Education Minister Wants Visionary for Deputy

Bulgaria's Eduction Minister, Sergey Ignatov, declared Wednesday, he is looking to find a new Deputy that would be a match for Ken Robinson.

Society » Education | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1498

Bulgarian Education Minister Vows Smooth School Year Start

The upcoming school year in Bulgaria will begin without problems and with the cooperation of all social partners of the Education Ministry, Minister Sergey Ignatov stated Saturday.

Society » Education | September 4, 2010, Saturday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1622

Bulgarian Students to Apply for Loans Program

The Bulgarian Ministry of Education is expecting about 20,000 student to take loans in the first year of the implementation of the Student Loans Act.

Society » Education | August 31, 2010, Tuesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 2417

Bulgarian President Calls for State Support of Education, Research

President Georgi Parvanov met and congratulated on their success Bulgaria's four medalists in the 2010 International Olympiad in Informatics.

Society » Education | August 27, 2010, Friday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1263

Education Minister: Bulgaria in Dire Need of Reform

Bulgaria urgently needs a fundamental reform in higher education and science, Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, said Thursday.

Society » Education | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1453

Bulgaria's Sofia to Renovate Schools, Kindergartens

173 kindergartens and schools in the Bulgarian capital Sofia will be renovated by the fall, Sofia's Deputy Mayor for investments and construction, Irina Savina, has announced.

Society » Education | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1981

Sofia University President: Bulgaria Doomed by Cabinet’s Education Policy

The rector of Sofia University Prof. Ivan Ilchev has expressed dim views of Bulgaria’s overall future should what he sees as non-commitment of the state to education continue.

Society » Education | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1831

US-Funded Program Offers New Opportunities to Bulgaria's Youth

Bulgarian youth from around the country will have a new opportunity to develop computer and English language skills thanks to the launch of a new Educational Public-Private Partnership named "Pathways".

Society » Education | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 1827

President Lauds Bulgarian Student Prodigies International Success

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, congratulated Saturday the team of Bulgarian students and coaches for their outstanding results in the 22nd International Informatics Olympiad held in Canada.

Society » Education | August 21, 2010, Saturday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1557
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