Education

9 August 2017
Moldovan Students Set to Learn More About the Holocaust

Critics say that teaching on the subject has been far too little, partly because of the sensitivity of discussing the atrocities committed by the Romanian fascist state.

 
1 August 2017
Starting Young Premium

When a teacher in Lithuania likened gays to serial killers earlier this year, the resulting firestorm highlighted again the lack of required sex ed in schools – and the consequences.

By Linas Jegelevicius
 
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
 

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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