While there are some stars, many countries are still unable to maximize the potential of their potentially rich human resources, to the detriment of their economies.
Critics say that teaching on the subject has been far too little, partly because of the sensitivity of discussing the atrocities committed by the Romanian fascist state.
When a teacher in Lithuania likened gays to serial killers earlier this year, the resulting firestorm highlighted again the lack of required sex ed in schools – and the consequences.
Universities say new rules allowing only in-country evaluators for research projects may jeopardize the quality of research.
Education minister dismisses plea to teach creationism in schools.
Poland’s conservative government believes a return to the structure of the old educational system can produce smart, modern kids. Many disagree.
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The 2019 edition of Prague Media Point will highlight these types of inspiring examples and more. We will offer a mix of scholarly presentations, including keynote addresses; sessions with innovators explaining their solutions; and networking opportunities to promote the exchange of know-how. As in years past, the conference will have a special regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, though we look forward to covering cases and trends from other parts of the world. – WHAT’S WORKING
The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.