University of Ljubljana

Education minister nominee plans white paper, changes to national primary school exam

Ljubljana – Igor Papič, the candidate for minister of education, science and sport, was cleared by the relevant parliamentary committee on Saturday after announcing a white paper on education and changes to the national exams at primary schools, whose results he believes should be one of the criteria for admission to the secondary school of choice.

Ljubljana one of hubs in citizen-led effort to reduce carbon footprint

Ljubljana – The Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of Ljubljana is a partner in a European project that will allow citizens to take initiative in the debate on climate change and reducing the carbon footprint. Ljubljana will thus become one of five European hubs demonstrating how to transform the energy system.

Experts say epidemiologists should have main say on epidemics

Ljubljana – Prominent Slovenian health experts said at a round table on Wednesday that epidemiologists should have had a major say in the management of the Covid-19 epidemic in Slovenia, with some adding that there was an unclear line between the government’s advisory group and political interests.