The scale of early school leaving has been made clear by the 2017 monitoring of education and training in Bulgaria. The total share of dropouts from school across the country is 13.8 percent, with the trend being considerably weaker in big cities at just 2.8 percent. The large number of early school leavers is explained with social and economic factors, learning difficulties, and increasingly with emigration. To try to revert the trend, mobile teams have been formed this year that should identify pupils subject to early school leaving risk. A discussion is underway to bind strictly social benefits to visiting school regularly. The monitoring has confirmed the conclusion of the international PISA 2015survey, notably, that in all three surveyed subjects (reading, mathematics and natural sciences) the share of students with low scores in Bulgaria remains one of the largest across the European Union.
Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, Romania: united for the development of the Balkans At a four-country summit in Belgrade, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and the prime ministers of Bulgaria, Greece and Romania Boyko Borissov, Alexis Tsipras and..
Once again the Bulgarian Antarctic expedition set off to the Ice Continent. On December 1 st , after a long and dangerous journey due to the ice, the first group of Bulgarian scientists arrived to the St. Kliment Ohridski base on the Livingston Island...
The residents of the village of Hitrino in the region of Shumen will remember 10 December 2016 as the most tragic day in their lives. A derailed train and the explosion that followed of cisterns with polypropylene and propane-butane swept away..