Education

7 May 2019
The Priest and the Professor

A young man has discovered that he didn't have to choose between his calling to the priesthood and his love for teaching and for Romanian literature.  

By Polina Cupcea
 
8 April 2019
Polish Teachers Launch Nationwide Strike Premium

Unions demand big pay rises as the government splashes out on costly new benefit programs.

 
25 March 2019
If We Were Roma, We Wouldn't Come Back From Britain

Two Slovak journalists traveled to the UK to meet members of the Slovak Roma minority who had left their homeland, and found success stories. What is it that the British do so differently? From the Slovak weekly Tyzden.

By Denisa Gdovinova and Filip Olsovsky
 
14 December 2018
For Czechs, Good Times May Not Last Premium

Despite vibrant economic growth and unemployment rates at their lowest in over two decades, there’s a lot to worry about.

By David S. Jackson
 
14 December 2018
Albanian Students Continue Protests Despite Calls for Dialogue Premium

After government abolished additional exam fees, protesters are now asking for better standards of education and dorm living conditions.

 
3 December 2018
CEU Moving From Budapest to Vienna Premium

Forced out by failure to reach agreement with the powers that be, the grad school is to open a new campus for incoming students in Austria.

 
23 October 2018
A Sporting Chance Premium
A soccer team for Roma kids in the Czech town of Neratovice has boosted school attendance and given the players a wider field of play.
By Melanie Ritchot
 

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