Ministry of Education

Dr Kon strikes back: They reacted immediately, rightly so

The reaction, at least those from the educational community, was mostly caused by the attitude of epidemiologist and member of the Crisis Staff Dr Predrag Kon, who warned that the winter break should begin before St. Nicholas, which is celebrated on December 19, because that is the period when gastarbeiters enter our country, as they come from European countries where the delta strain reigns.

Bulgarian Ministry of Education has Specified which Children will Not be Tested for COVID-19

Only students with a valid document for post-illness or vaccination (for children over 12) will not be tested. This was clarified by the Ministry of Education.

Children with special educational needs will be tested by their parents at home.

Private schools will also receive free tests for young students, the Ministry of Education and Science said.


Online teaching is not introduced - new recommendation of the School Team

Instead, the recommendation of the School Team will be to extend the autumn break, Blic has learned.
According to Blic, no decision has been made yet on how many days the autumn break should be extended, which will be in the first half of November. The final decision is at the Crisis Staff, which, according to the announcements, will meet tomorrow.

Brnabic reveals whether the COVID pass will be extended: "It's important"

She also stated that "there is a slow growth - we have exceeded 55% of those vaccinated, and that is what is most important." Brnabic said at the press conference after visiting the Kragujevac company for distribution of thermal energy "Energetika" that for now there will be no extension of the validity of COVID passes to 24 hours.

Bulgaria: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Brexit have not Reduced Interest in Education Abroad

The pandemic of COVID-19 and the withdrawal of Great Britain from the European Union (EU) have not reduced the interest of Bulgarian high school graduates in higher education abroad, a Dnevnik inspection showed before the new academic year starting today.