Home / Tag Archives: education

Tag Archives: education

School year kicks off with political speeches and countless problems

school year

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 ...

Read More »

Romania, third in the EU on dropout


Romania is the third country in the European Union reporting the highest dropout in the 2016 school year, according to the latest Eurostat statistics. Compared with 2006, the proportion of early leavers from education and training decreased in 2016 in ...

Read More »

Gross average wage – RON 3,329 in July


The average gross wage grew in July by 0.5% against the previous month to RON 3,329, whereas the net wage reached RON 2,391, up by RON 11 (+0.5%), the National Statistics Institute (INS) has informed on Thursday. The highest net ...

Read More »

Teachers threaten with protests over wage issue on October 2

teachers protests

The Federation of the Free Education Trade Unions (FSLI) has announced on Wednesday that teachers would protest in the street on October 2 if the Government didn’t commit to solve the salary problems of the education staff. Trade unionists are ...

Read More »

Romania, last in the EU on education expenditure


Romania spent EUR 248 per inhabitant on education in 2015, the lowest sum in the European Union, where the average sum was EUR 1,400, according to an Eurostat study about how much are member states spending on education. In 2015, ...

Read More »

Education trade unions threaten with protests in autumn

teachers protests

The Federation of the Free Education Trade Unions (FSLI) is threatening with protests starting this autumn if the Government doesn’t solve their demands. The FSLI representatives will meet PM Mihai Tudose on Monday, August 28 to present him eight problems ...

Read More »

Romania, lower EU funds absorption rate than Bulgaria and Czech Republic


Romania has attracted, by the end of last year, about EUR 17 billion out of the EUR 18.8 billion allotted during the 2007-2013 financial year, having thus the lowest absorption rate (90.4%), by 5 percentage points below the level registered ...

Read More »