Education

10 February 2005
In the Bleak Midwinter
Following a “successful” strike among professors, Albania’s education professionals and unions plan what to do next about a system in crisis. (This article is also available in Russian.)
By Altin Raxhimi
 
George Soros
3 February 2005
Soros Speaks
The mastermind of the Decade of Roma Inclusion says it's up to the Roma to monitor their governments' commitment to the initiative.
By Dzeno Association
 
3 February 2005
The Schools that Aren’t Schools
The Koranic schools that operate in semi-legality in Bulgaria may teach very different curricula, but they all share a lack of transparency and oversight.
By Yana Buhrer Tavanier
 
31 January 2005
Exchanging Truths
Relations between Germany and Poland can best be improved one young person at a time. (Article also available in Russian.)
By Jakub Jedras
 
20 January 2005
Reaping Debts
Helping the state harvest cotton carries a heavy cost for Uzbek students.
By Ozoda Rakhmatullayeva
 
17 January 2005
Teaching Sex Premium
Gay-bashing in the classroom? In an election year, the fraught Polish left will have to tread very delicately around the question.
By Wojciech Kosc
 
19 November 2004
Georgia’s Long Shadow Premium
The Ukrainian government’s candidate for president is fighting a seemingly hopeless battle for student votes in western Ukraine. Why?
By Adrian Erlinger
 
8 October 2004
Teaching the Holocaust
Romanian students continue to hear conflicting and ambiguous messages about the mass murder of their country's Jewish citizens.
By Barbara Frye
 
22 September 2004
Settlement Blues Premium
Russian or Romani in the classroom? It might not make any difference to the kids of Peri.
By Irina Sandul
 
6 September 2004
Unorthodox Teachings Premium
As a new school year begins, Moscow authorities have reignited the long-running debate over religious education in schools.
By Dmitri Litvinovich
 

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