Education

10 May 2017
Back to the Future? Premium

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. 

 
20 March 2017
Kazakhstan: Education Reforms Assailed by Patriotic Camp
Kazakhstan’s government knew what it was getting when Yerlan Sagadiyev was appointed education minister in February 2016. From EurasiaNet.org.
By Aktan Rysaliev
 
2 March 2017
Slovak Roma Students Still Segregated Says Report

Recent investigation finds that discrimination is still the most common fate awaiting minority children enrolled in primary education – despite warnings from the EU.

 
1 March 2017
Sex Ed in Moldova: Easier Said Than Done
Despite several legislative attempts, and support at many level of society, the subject remains off-limits to the vast majority of Moldovan students. From Ziarul de Garda.
By Maria Shvetz
 
6 February 2017
Leveling Out

As the new Lithuanian government urges emigres to return home, the education of their children moves center stage, with promising results.

By Linas Jegelevicius
 

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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