Education

26 September 2017
Neighbours Irate Over Ukrainian Language Law

While Russian would be most affected, the proposal to restrict teaching in foreign languages could hit many minorities.

 
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19 September 2017
Wide Differences in Deployment of Human Capital Across Region

While there are some stars, many countries are still unable to maximize the potential of their potentially rich human resources, to the detriment of their economies.

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

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.

 

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