Education

5 June 2017
Backlash Against Overhaul of Romanian Research System Premium

Universities say new rules allowing only in-country evaluators for research projects may jeopardize the quality of research.

 
1 June 2017
Hard to Handle Premium
A plagiarism scandal involving the Minister of Science and Education still stirs Croatia. From Global Voices.
By Filip Stojanovski
 
16 May 2017
Evolution Is a Western Plot: Serbian Intellectuals Premium

Education minister dismisses plea to teach creationism in schools.

 
10 May 2017
Back to the Future?

Poland’s conservative government believes a return to the structure of the old educational system can produce smart, modern kids. Many disagree.

By Wojciech Kosc
 
12 April 2017
EU Appears to Stand by CEU, Vows to Investigate Controversial Law Premium

But statements so far fall short of U.S. calls to suspend the legislation. 

 
30 March 2017
Corruption Is Normal, Russian Students Told Premium

A dozen people from Alexei Navalny’s opposition group remain in jail after massive anti-government protests.

 
29 March 2017
Soros-Funded CEU Faces Closure Premium

A Hungarian draft law would impose stringent conditions on the private graduate school. 

 

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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