Ministry of Education and Science

Bulgaria: Free PCR Tests for Parents and Students in Case of an Infected Child in Class

The Bulgarian Minister of Health believes that COVID-19 tests for parents and students should be free in case of an infected child in class. He said this at a briefing in Dobrich, held together with the Chief State Health Inspector Assoc. Prof. Angel Kunchev.

Bulgarian Publishers Offer Free Electronic Access to Textbooks for Students

As of today, the "Prosveta" Publishing Group provides free access to the full electronic versions of its textbooks in all subjects from the first to the tenth grade, enriched with additional interactive educational resources. Thus, nearly 700,000 Bulgarian students will be able to use all 33,000 digital resources of the publishing house for their preparation.

1 477 Schools Remained Closed Today

Classes in 1,477 schools in 16 Bulgaria's regions have been suspended over flu absences. The classes are expected to resume on 10 February, said the press office of the Ministry of Education and Science.

Classes in 7 districts were partially suspended.

School have been reopened in the regions of Burgas, Vidin, Kyustendil, Sofia City and Haskovo.

More than 2,000 Schools in Bulgaria Are in Flu Vacation

Twenty-one Bulgarian regions have been affected by this season's flu outbreak and 2079 have suspended classes, said the press office of the Ministry of Education and Science.

Classes have already been cancelled in the regions of Blagoevgrad, Burgas, Varna, Gabrovo, Dobrich, Kardzhali, Kyustendil, Pazardzhik, Pernik, Smolyan, Sofia-city, Sofia-region, Haskovo and Yambol.

MES to Make a Strategy for Higher Education

The Ministry of Education and Science is preparing a Strategy for Higher Education after 2020, which will try to reduce the absence of students at state universities, and most likely resort to the introduction of dual-level education in secondary education, Minister Krasimir Valchev explained during a round table "Higher Education in Bulgaria - Challenges and Solutions" organized by Sofia Unive

The Government Allocates nearly 2.5 Million for Physical Education and Sports in Kindergartens and Schools

The government approved the allocation of BGN 2 429 511 for physical education and sports for municipal kindergartens and schools and for public schools funded by the Ministry of Education and Science.