education

Faculty of Electrical Engineering wins bicycle-friendly certificate

The Croatian Trade Union of Cyclists on Thursday bestowed upon the Zagreb-based Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER) a certificate showing that this tertiary education institution...

SDP leader urges gov't to change regulations on taxation of student income

Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Davor Bernardic on Thursday called on the government to urgently amend regulations under which students, once they earn HRK 15,000 in a year, have their each...

EUR 100,000 ensured for modifying textbooks for blind students

As much as 753,000 kuna (100,000 euros) has been earmarked from the 2016 state budget for adapting books and textbooks for students with visual impairment, and the contracts regulating the...

3 parties against Sarajevo University decision on no lectures on Friday afternoon

Three left-leaning political parties in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Thursday strongly criticised the decision by the Sarajevo University Senate that no lectures would be given during Jumu'ah, a...

CARNet conducting project aimed at making schools digitally mature

The Croatian Academic and Research Network - CARNet - has launched a pilot project called "E-Schools To Establish A System of Development of Digitally Mature Schools" and various activities have...

Student dorm and public library opened in Knin

A student dormitory and a public library were formally opened in Knin on Tuesday.

Vojvodina Croat official says Serbia should publish 186 textbooks in Croatian language

The leader of the Democratic Alliance of the Vojvodina Croats (DSHV), Tomislav Zigmanov, said on Wednesday that Serbian authorities would have to publish 186 textbooks for all levels of education...

Croatian 15-year-olds still underperform in PISA survey

Croatian 15-year-olds are still below the average performance in reading, mathematics and science compared with their peers in member countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and...

Croats bag 1 silver and 5 bronze medals at Int'l Junior Science Olympiad

Croatian students pocketed a silver medal and five bronze medals during the 13th edition of the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) that took place in Denpasar-Bali, Indonesia on 2-11...

10 Italian school classes vote "Mein Kampf" among their top books

Ten classes of Italian high-school students included Adolf Hitler's anti-Semitic manifesto "Mein Kampf" among their 10 favourite books, a top official from the Ministry of Education said, as...

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-...