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Update: Start of the school year. President Iohannis warns about ‘mimed reform’ in education. Hungarian FM attends school year opening ceremony in Targu-Mures

Reforms in the education system have been marked by a mood called ‘mimed reform’ and characterized by legislative chaos, President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday, at the opening of the pre-university school year. The head of state also said there ...

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Eurostat: Young people neither in education nor employment in the EU – 14.3pc. Romania – 19.3pc of those aged 18-24

Over 38 million people aged 18-24 live in the European Union (EU). The vast majority of these young people are in education or training and/or in employment. In 2017, 40.4% of those aged 18-24 responded that they were in education, ...

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President: The functional illiteracy is also reflected in politics, taunts PM for 20 20 blunder

President Klaus Iohannis has stated that the national functional illiteracy percentage of 42% is also reflected „at the highest level of the Romanian politics”, while attending the launching event of World Development Report: „Learning to Realize Education’s Promise”, organized by ...

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Renowned French neuropsychiatrist Boris Cyrulnik, in Romania next week

Boris Cyrulnik, the prestigious French neuropsychiatrist appointed by France’s President Emmanuel Macron to reform the French education system, is coming to Romania to attend a conference inaugurating the “Petit Enfance” Institute in Bucharest on June 13, at the French Institute ...

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The state grants preferential zero interest loans for personal development investments. Students argue they might lead to higher tuition fees

After deputy PM Viorel Stefan had announced the Government would grant preferential zero interest loans to people who want to invest in personal development, to cover education, health or culture expenses, PM Viorica Dancila came up with new explanations. The ...

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Unemployment rate, down to 3.81pc in March

The national unemployment rate, calculated by the National Employment Agency, was of 3.81% at the end of March, down by 0.13 percentage points as compared to the previous month and below the level recorded at the end of the same ...

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Net average wage earnings up by 8.7pc in March

The net average wage earnings increased by 8.7% in March to RON 2,704, up against the previous month by RON 217, the National Statistics Institute (INS) informed on Wednesday. The gross average wage earning was of RON 4,488, by 8.7% ...

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US Department of State human rights report on Romania: Corruption remains widespread phenomenon. Bribes still common. Politicians hold media influence

Corruption remains a widespread phenomenon in Romania and bribery is still a common practice in the public sector, according to the US Department of State report on respect for human rights in Romania in 2017. The document reads that politicians ...

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