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EUR 16.5 M revenues for the International American School of Bucharest in 2016. New hi-tech centre investment planned

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The International American School of Bucharest is getting on with entreprises this year, after investing EUR 7 M in 2016 in building from the scratch a new educational campus for pre-school kids (aged from 2 to 5), which is expected ...

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No more homework as punishment in Romania

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Romanian teachers are not allowed anymore to use homework as a punishment tool for pupils, reads a recent order signed by the Education Minister Mircea Dumitru. “Using the homework as a punishment tool is forbidden (huge quantity of homework, repetitional ...

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Exclusive: The myths of the Finnish educational system

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A discussion with ALINA CRISTIANA CIRJA, project manager, founder of the Romanian-Finnish School in Bucharest.   How did the Romanian-Finnish Schools come to life? It was an initiative of the Bucharest Christian Centre in 2008 and came amid a stringent ...

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Education minister prepares order to limit time for pupil’s homework

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Education minister Mircea Dumitru said he would pass an order on Monday to bring under regulations how many hours should a pupil spend at home to do his/her homework. “At present, we let things up to the teachers, but what ...

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British event to support 023 project: Training for all teachers in Romania

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On Saturday 25th July, over 100 children and parents chose to spend a happy and colourful afternoon at Great British Garden Party organised in Acorns Nursery garden in Bucharest. The event was also a fundraising initiative, with RON 2,335 collected, ...

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Communications minister apologizes after controversial statements on education

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PM Dacian Ciolos asked minister of Communications to apologize and to clarify his latest statements on teachers ‘mocking their job’ and parents who ‘should pay RON 100 a month for their children’s education to feel that it is not for ...

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8,000 teachers protesting in Bucharest, asking for higher wages

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About 8,000 teachers and education staff are protesting in front of Victoria Palace (the Government HQs), discontent with the wages tabled by the Executive through the new ordinance. They are threatening to boycott the final examinations if authorities don’t find ...

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Teachers to protest in Bucharest on Children’s Day

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The negotiations between the education trade unions and the representatives of the Labour Ministry have failed on Monday so, the teachers announced they would initiate several protest actions in Bucharest on June 1st. The trade union met the Labour ministry’s ...

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Exclusive: What do children need to be happy?

Happy Children

What do children need to be happy? Shonette Bason-Wood, one of the best motivational speakers for teachers in UK was in Bucharest and delivered a true, most simple answer. “Children need happy adults”, the happiness speaker told the early years ...

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