Education

12 October 2017
Bulgaria’s Drive to Bring Missing Kids Back to School Premium

A month has passed since the first school bells rang this fall in Bulgaria, but, for thousands of children, the academic year never started. 

 
11 October 2017
Russification or Expanding Opportunity?

As Georgian-language schools disappear in South Ossetia, supporters say the move will expand the horizons of local pupils, while critics claim discrimination. From JAMnews.

 
26 September 2017
Neighbours Irate Over Ukrainian Language Law Premium

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 Premium

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.

 

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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