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.
While Russian would be most affected, the proposal to restrict teaching in foreign languages could hit many minorities.
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.
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.
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.
Universities say new rules allowing only in-country evaluators for research projects may jeopardize the quality of research.
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