Transitions has released a collection of some of most recent articles on education from around the region.
A move intended to make preschool available to all could have the opposite effect.
A high-profile court case, angry parents at the schoolroom door, and quiet, persistent efforts tell the story of Roma integration in Croatia’s schools.
This Life Cambodia (TLC) is a not-for-profit, non-government community development organisation that was established in Siem Reap in Cambodia in 2007. TLC employs over 24 people, 23 of whom are Cambodian.
The Open Society Foundation Serbia launched the initiative `The Parents Have a Say Too` in 2010 in partnership with the Open Society Education Support Program, the Center for Interactive Pedagogy (CIP) and the Science and Technological Development of the Ministry of Education in Serbia. Our goal was to promote more active and substantive parents’ participation in [...]
The Open Society Education Support Program (OSF-ESP) began to publish the ESP Working Paper series in 2010 and so far have published 44 issues. Continue Reading »
Within the framework of the global research project “Varieties of Governance: Effective Public Service Delivery”, undertaken under the umbrella of the Global Development Network, ten researchers in South-Eastern Europe examined the governance setup of educational systems in the region with the purpose to explain why educational outcomes have remained persistently low, and how they can [...] Continue Reading »
The Privatization of Education Research Initiative (PERI) is pleased to announce a Call for Expressions of Interest for Investigating Dimensions of the Privatisation of Public Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. Continue Reading »
Progress is slow but steady as the government puts an overdue emphasis on Roma advancement. Continue Reading »
Short description The Global Campaign for Education (GCE) is seeking one or more consultants to manage the closure of the current phase of the Civil Society Education Fund (CSEF), and the launch of the next phase. The CSEF provides funding, builds capacity and facilitates cross-country learning for 55 national civil society coalitions engaging in education [...] Continue Reading »
Based on surveys and studies, companies wish to support the development of Internet literacy of teachers and pupils. Continue Reading »
The education system in the Presevo Valley reflects the complex ethno-politics of southern Serbia, and the wider Balkans. Continue Reading »
On 13 November 2007 the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled in the case of the D.H. and Others v. the Czech Republic that Romani children were (indirectly) discriminated in education, and as a result of which they were overrepresented in special schools established for children with mental disabilities. Five years, two months and [...] Continue Reading »
On January 19 2013, fifteen civil society organizations from four Caucasus countries working on the issues of access to education for marginalized and excluded children have founded the Caucasus Network for Children (CNC). Continue Reading »
Wang Anshi, a progressive Chinese statesman of the Song Dynasty (11th century AD), believed that the causes of corruption are “bad laws and bad men”. For a while, Mr. Wang was quite successful in improving the laws of his time. He failed, however, with the “bad men” who, shortly before his death, reversed his reforms [...] Continue Reading »
The Catholic Church has launched one of the fiercest anti-government campaigns in Croatia's history over a new sex education initiative. Continue Reading »
Eleven months ago I made a life-changing decision to transition from being a writer to working as a writer. It wasn’t quite so brave. I was pretty much forced to make the choice as I moved from one job to another, not finding satisfaction in anything I did, always knowing my work didn’t align with [...] Continue Reading »