Education

29 April 2016
Russian Rector Warns of U.S. Threat
New instructions tell academics to encourage their students to avoid contacts with foreigners.
 
21 April 2016
Hungarian Teachers Strike Against Centralization

Protest is first full-day strike since Prime Minister Viktor Orban took power in 2010.

 
14 March 2016
Russian Teens Taught ‘Telegony’ Premium

Schoolchildren shown video blaming US for corrupting girls, urging boys to marry virgins to avoid being cuckolded.

 
11 March 2016
Czech Prosecutor Disses AI’s ‘Pseudo-research' on Roma Discrimination Premium

The pressure group said it documented how Czech authorities were ‘violating the human rights of Romani children in schools across the country.’

 
4 February 2016
Hungarians Protest Over Centralized Education Premium

Some demonstrators see Viktor Orban's changes to the education system as another unwelcome step increasing direct state control over their lives.

 
7 December 2015
Lithuania: Image Breakers Premium
A small group of Iraqis is changing perceptions of ‘the other’ in a country that has accepted only a handful of asylum seekers.
By Linas Jegelevicius
 
17 September 2015
Skolkovo Tech School’s American Founder Steps Down Premium

Institute plans to continue close cooperation with MIT, Russian media say.

 

TOL's education section is sponsored by the Open Society Institute with the contribution of the Education Support Program (ESP). The ESP aims to facilitate change in education and national policy development in line with the Soros foundation network's mission of promoting open society.

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