disabled child
2 March 2006
A Door Opens
Determined parents and teachers champion Georgia's only school for children with learning difficulties.
By Ia Barateli
map with flag
2 March 2006
Both Sides Now
A new account of the 2001 conflict, written by both ethnic-Macedonian and ethnic-Albanian teachers, triggers controversy.
By Ivan Blazevski
1 March 2006
Cold Comfort Classroom
Debts and teacher flight growing, budgets and class sizes shrinking. It adds up to a poor outlook for Slovak schools.
By Lucia Curejova
Russian characters
24 February 2006
Back in State-Ordered Vogue
For over a decade Russian had been in decline in Uzbek schools. In the space of a few months all that has changed.
By Mansur Gulomov
23 February 2006
Houses of Books
Bulgarian libraries have been given a new lease on life through an internationally sponsored project.
By Jan Buruma
22 February 2006
Tempest in a Textbook
A book that purports to teach the “living” Latvian language delivers some lessons in life. Also in Russian.
By Aris Jansons
Kyrgyz children
20 February 2006
The Future Short-Changed
The country’s education system needs a major infusion of cash before it loses a generation of students and teachers. Also in Russian.
By Hamid Toursunov
30 January 2006
Channeling Faith
Will Azerbaijan’s resolutely secular regime make religious education compulsory? [Also in Russian]
By Marianna Gurtovnik
lviv university
26 January 2006
Educating Themselves
Despite endless reforms, Ukraine's students are somehow getting by. [Also in Russian]
By Ivan Lozowy
12 January 2006
Falling Victim to Victimhood
For some Bosnian Muslim students, the overwhelming sense of their own unredeemed victimhood often dominates their responses to the suffering of others. [Also in Russian]
By Paul B. Miller

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