Education

9 November 2005
Stories from the Classroom
Teachers’ stories may not provide a comprehensive map of educational reform, but they can reveal the passions and the frustrations of the battle for reform. [Also in Russian]
By George Bethell
 
21 October 2005
You've Got to Admit
Albania considers radical changes in its university admissions process and takes steps to combating corruption in higher education. [Also in Russian]
By Artan Puto
 
Sex po polsku
19 September 2005
Into Bed, Blindly
Compulsory sex education was a prominent issue in the last Polish election campaign. Four years on, it barely features on the political agenda. [Also in Russian]
By Wojciech Kosc
 
19 September 2005
Life After the Trash Can
As HIV/AIDS spreads into the general population, the number of HIV-positive orphans in Ukraine is growing. What life can they expect? [Also in Russian]
By Megan Buskey
 
15 September 2005
From Reform to Reward
Slovakia’s reform-minded government has shaken up the school system. How does it look now?
By Martina Kubanova
 
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
 

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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