Education

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
 
1 September 2004
The Language of Coexistence Premium
Russian-language activists plan further protests against the Latvian education law. A former Latvian diplomat argues they are doing themselves and their country a great disservice.
By Ojars Kalnins
 
25 August 2004
Segregation Under Law Premium
Aside from considerations of law and human rights, economic factors suggest the countries of the region should desegregate schools as soon as possible.
By Iulius Rostas
 
18 August 2004
Identity Crisis Premium
A Romani activist says many barriers face Montenegro's diverse Romani communities, including some erected by the Roma themselves.
By Aida Ramusovic
 
5 August 2004
Learning to Parrot Premium
The education system in Chechnya is teaching mountain children how to be both illiterate and beautiful reciters of Pushkin.
By Tanya Lokshina
 
5 August 2004
Light and Dark in the Pankisi Gorge Premium
The classroom is the only psychological haven where one person helps another to leave war behind, a Russian psychologist finds on a visit to Chechen schools in Georgia’s Pankisi Gorge.
By Elvira Goryukhina
 

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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