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Bulgaria PM Snubs University Protest against Cut Subsidy

Bulgaria's prime minister has warned belt-tightening is in store for the whole country as students and educators from the University of Sofia, the country's oldest, staged on Tuesday a large-scale rally against the school's reduced subsidy.

Society » Education | May 11, 2010, Tuesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1765

Sofia University Rallies against Cut Subsidy

Students and educators from the University of Sofia, Bulgaria's oldest, are staging Tuesday a large-scale protest rally against the school's reduced subsidy.

Society » Education | May 11, 2010, Tuesday // 08:03 | Viewed: 1782

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Outraged over Reforms

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS) published on Monday a declaration against the reforms announced by the Bulgarian Minister of Education, Sergey Ignatov.

Society » Education | May 10, 2010, Monday // 19:29 | Viewed: 2010

Sofia University Up in Arms against Subsidy Cut

Students and educators from the University of Sofia, Bulgaria's oldest, are staging Tuesday a large-scale protest rally against the school's reduced subsidy.

Society » Education | May 10, 2010, Monday // 15:36 | Viewed: 1480

Bulgaria Private Schools, Nurseries to Receive State Subsidies

Bulgarian private schools and nurseries will be granted state subsidies, equal to those of their state-run counterparts under the new draft High School Education Act

Society » Education | April 27, 2010, Tuesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 2587

Bulgaria President Vetoes Academic Staff Act

The Bulgarian President has vetoed Monday the Act for the Development of Academic Staff, following a meeting with a group of young Bulgarian scholars who have objected to the Act.

Society » Education | April 26, 2010, Monday // 17:15 | Viewed: 1663

Bulgaria President to Veto Academic Staff Act

Bulgarian President has said Monday he may veto the government's new Act for the Development of Academic Staff.

Society » Education | April 26, 2010, Monday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1649

Minister: Staggering Discrepancy in Bulgarian Middle School Education

There is an urgent need for public discussion and reform of the school system, according to Bulgarian Education Minister Sergey Ignatov.

Society » Education | April 25, 2010, Sunday // 11:30 | Viewed: 2204

Bulgaria Education Reform Bases Universities' Financing on Ratings

Financing of Bulgaria's universities will depend on the quality of offered services and professional realization of the students, Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, announced.

Society » Education | April 19, 2010, Monday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1745

Bulgaria Gives Universities Academic Title Rights

Bulgaria's Higher Attestation Commission will be closed down and Bulgarian universities will be allowed to give academic titles.

Society » Education | April 15, 2010, Thursday // 19:26 | Viewed: 2332

Reform Envisages Drastic Cuts for Bulgaria Academy of Sciences

The number of the scientific institutes at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) is going to be reduced to 40 from the current 69.

Society » Education | April 6, 2010, Tuesday // 18:18 | Viewed: 1380

Potholes Enter Bulgarian Journalist Hopefuls Tests

Candidate students, who are hoping to study journalism at the prestigious Sofia University, had to write an essay about Bulgaria's potholed streets and the symbolism of it at a preliminary exam that took place on Sunday.

Society » Education | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 17:43 | Viewed: 2922

Minister Vows to Develop Bulgarian Universities along Western Lines

Bulgarian universities must become "free communities" with strict rules but without unnecessary formality, according to Education Minister Sergey Ignatov.

Society » Education | March 26, 2010, Friday // 18:48 | Viewed: 1464

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Will Elect New Institute Bosses

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has confirmed that it will soon mount elections for new heads of all its institutes.

Society » Education | March 23, 2010, Tuesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1267

Bulgaria NRA Chief Proposes High School Tax Lessons

Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency Executive Director, Krasimir Stefanov, has proposed for 'tax literacy' lessons to be introduced into Bulgarian high schools.

Society » Education | March 22, 2010, Monday // 17:50 | Viewed: 1450

Bulgarians Voice Strong Support for Academy of Sciences - Poll

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) should not be closed, but needs to undergo a serious reform, according to a poll of the National Center for Study of Public Opinion (NZIOM).

Society » Education | March 22, 2010, Monday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1348

Bulgaria Minister Hands Over Finance Reins for One Day

Bulgaria Deputy PM and Finance Minister has welcomed student Tsvetelina Hristova to take over his duties for a day.

Society » Education | March 22, 2010, Monday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1553

Oxbridge Educational Recruiters Make First Bulgaria Visit

Representatives of some of the world's largest universities are coming to Bulgaria to present their institutions, with Oxford and Cambridge making their debut visit.

Society » Education | March 19, 2010, Friday // 18:25 | Viewed: 2651

Bulgaria's Young Scientists Favor 'Science Academy' University

The Young Scientists' Association has declared itself in favor of reforming the Bulgarian Academy of Scientists to engage its scholars in teaching.

Society » Education | March 1, 2010, Monday // 18:33 | Viewed: 1683

New Law to Boost Competition among Bulgaria Universities

A new set of measures including mergers of higher education institutions has been designed to increase the competition among Bulgarian universities.

Society » Education | February 26, 2010, Friday // 18:56 | Viewed: 1712

Bulgaria Launches SOS Save Education Campaign

Bulgaria launched Sunday the campaign under the motto "SOS - Save Education" where college students and citizens will give proposals for the secondary education reform.

Society » Education | February 21, 2010, Sunday // 12:59 | Viewed: 2214
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