Education Ministry

Transgender Teenager’s Suicide in Moldova Sparks Call for Law Change

Dan Perciun, an MP from the pro-European Action and Solidarity Party, said on Wednesday that legislation must change to prevent bullying and other abuses against the LGBT community after a 16-year-old who had been bullied and humiliated by classmates committed suicide.

Millions of students back in school after short break

More than 18 million students and nearly a million teachers are set to return to schools today with the end of the two-week mid-term break that started on Jan. 21.

In-person education will resume at all schools throughout the country as the pandemic is still raging, and the bells will be ringing in a total of 850,000 classrooms in all schools in 81 provinces.

Fewer pupils distance-learning over refusal to heed Covid rules

Ljubljana – The share of primary school children who are distance learners because they refuse to comply with Covid restrictions in schools is declining. However, there are at least dozen cases where parents decided to sue schools over the enforced pandemic rules. The share is now 0.84%, meaning 1,625 students, down from 3.61% last November, when self-testing was introduced in schools.

Centre-left opposition stands by accusations against Kustec

Ljubljana – The opposition Marjan Šarec List (LMŠ), Social Democrats (SD), Left, Alenka Bratušek Party (SAB) and the non-affiliated MPs, argued in the National Assembly on Friday that Education Minister Simona Kustec must go. The coalition stepped up in her defence. The Pensioners’ Party (DeSUS) deputy group is still undecided.