Education

15 September 2005
Light Our Fire
Czech primary schools face – rather tentatively – possibly their greatest revolution since Empress Maria Theresa. From Tyden. [Also in Russian]
By Hana Capova
 
7 September 2005
Banana Revolutions and Banana Skins
For Belarus’ opposition youth movements, the countdown to revolution begins now, a year before presidential elections.
By Andres Schipani-Aduriz and Alyaksandr Kudrytski
 
5 September 2005
Lessons for a Molokan
How can one educate Armenia’s equivalent of the Amish? From UNICEF Armenia.
By Onnik Krikorian
 
1 September 2005
Forked Tongues
Judging by opponents' rhetoric in the presidential elections, Yushchenko was set to launch a linguistic revolution in Ukraine. So far, he hasn’t.
By Ivan Lozowy
 
8 August 2005
A Help or a Hindrance?
Two studies from the masterminds of policy-making on the Roma suggest that those policies are in need of a major re-think. [Also in Russian]
By Ilona Klimova-Alexander
 
2 July 2005
Education in Transition
Throughout the post-communist world region, disputes about education are bringing people onto the streets - evidence of the crucial importance of education to ordinary citizens.
By Nicole Ritter
 
27 June 2005
School’s Out, But Violence Is In
Schools in Serbia & Montenegro saw an alarming escalation of brutality this year, and experts say that something needs to be done.
By Davor Konjikusic
 
23 June 2005
Unburdening Rather Than Reforming
A unique cross-border collection of essays looks at 10 years of education reform in Central Asia and concludes that not all is lost.
By Botagoz Kassymbekova
 
Bosnian women. Source: American Refugee Committee
9 June 2005
The Quest for Sustainability
Ten years after the war, Bosnia is bleak for women – and women’s organizations.
By Mindy Kay Bricker
 
30 May 2005
The Scientists Revolt?
Scientists come out onto the streets in protest against far-reaching reforms.
By Sergei Borisov
 

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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