Update: University year starts. President Iohannis pledges for universities like in the West


The 2017-2018 academic school year is kicking off today, with politicians attending the opening ceremonies across universities countrywide and concerning statistics still looming regarding graduation and job occupancy. President Klaus Iohanis has attended the year opening in Constanta, addressing to ...

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Education minister goes to Kiev after the Ukrainian President promulgated new Education law affecting Romanian minorities

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Romanian Education minister Liviu Pop will go to Ukraine on Wednesday to meet the Ukrainian authorities after the Parliament in Kiev had passed the new Education law, which restricts the study of the national minorities’ languages, and the Ukrainian President ...

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Romanian pupils, among the top foreign languages learners in Europe

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In 2015, almost 19 million primary school pupils (or 84% of all the pupils at this level) in the European Union (EU) were studying at least one foreign language, including 1 million (around 5%) who were studying two foreign languages ...

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Education Minister accuses: The textbook ‘barons’ deal with more than EUR 100m

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Education Minister, Liviu Pop has launched tough accusations against the publishing houses of auxiliary school textbooks. Minister Liviu Pop said for Antena 3 TV that several publishing houses are making fraud on the account of children, and that the sums ...

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Unusual protest in Bucharest asking for the Education minister’s resignation


Bucharesters are protesting downtown in Victoriei Square on Tuesday, asking for the Education minister, Liviu Pop, to resign. Protesters brought books to “symbolically” give them to the minister amid the scandal of the schoolbooks shortage and following the minister’s repeated ...

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School year kicks off with political speeches and countless problems

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The 2017-2018 school year has kicked off on Monday, with about 2.3 million pupils and kindergarten children from pre-university education starting the courses, but also with a lot of problems. 165,000 are primary school pupils and nearly 400,000 are kindergarten ...

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Solution found for the Catholic high school in Targu Mures

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Those over 360 pupils of the Roman-Catholic High School in Targu Mures will study at the “Bolyai Farkas” High School after the suspension of its activity, which stirred a diplomatic row between Budapest and Bucharest. Parents and teachers agreed to ...

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