education

Croatia not ready to introduce dual education

In Austria and Germany where the dual education system has been implemented for years, the youth unemployment rate is 5% to 10%, Burilovic said, underscoring that the application of such a system...

Croat fourth graders have above-average science knowledge

 According to fourth grade math and science, Croatia ranks 32nd out of the 47 countries in which students are submitted to a series of international assessments of the mathematics and science...

HRK 133.7M to be invested to enable access to e-sources of information

An agreement was signed in Croatia's Ministry of Science and Education for a project valued at HRK 133.7 million aimed at upgrading access to electronic sources of scientific and expert...

Trump agrees to 25-million-dollar settlement in Trump University case

US president-elect Donald Trump and prosecutors reached a 25-million-dollar settlement in the Trump University fraud case, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Friday.

Croatian President says there are no "men's" and "women's" jobs

Despite laws that promote gender equality, in Croatia there persists the stereotype that girls are fit for one type of jobs and boys for another, it was said at an event on the under-...

Sarajevo councillors strip teacher of award due to pressure from Turkey

The city council of the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Tuesday stripped a math teacher, employed in the "Bosna-Sema" school within the Fethullah Gulen foundation, of an award he was given a...

Low dropout rate main strength of Croatia's education system

Under Education and Training 2020 (ET 2020), a framework for cooperation in education, EU member-states should reduce dropout rates to below 10%. Croatia already has the lowest rate, 3%. On the...

Eight Croatians to participate in world's first Quiz Olympiad

Eight Croatians will be among almost 200 competitors from 26 countries to participate in the world's first Quiz Olympiad to be held in Athens on November 3-6, the Croatian Quizzing Association...

China+16 conference on education held in Beijing

A high-level dialogue on human resources exchange between China and the EU and a conference of education ministers between China and 16 Central and Eastern European countries were held in Beijing...

UN: Millions of refugee children are out of school

More than half of the 6 million school-age refugees around the world have no school to go to, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Thursday, warning that this problem can lead to further conflicts...

Turkey suspends 11,000 teachers in Kurdish south east

More than 11,000 teachers in Turkey's south east have been suspended over suspected support of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), state new agency Anadolu reported Thursday, just over a week...

5 political camps respond to union queries on education platform

The Preporod union of workers in education on Wednesday presented responses sent by five political camps to questions regarding education platforms, which will be forwarded to workers in primary...

Minister: Croatia to continue helping Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina

"The reason we are here is that we want to facilitate the absorption of EU funds as well as help Bosnia and Herzegovina, notably the Croat people here, prepare for accession to the EU," Sustar...

Croats win 4 bronze medals at International Geography Olympiad

Four Croatian secondary school students won bronze medals at the 13th International Geography Olympiad (iGeo), an annual competition for the best 16

Lepusic, Markic: Schools should replace Internet in sex education

Most young people aged under 18 do not enter into sexual relationships and imposing a programme that "implies that they already have sexual experience" resembles the advertising of contraceptive...