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EduMin Campeanu: We don't play with kids 'school's open - school's closed'

Education Minister Sorin Cimpeanu emphasized, on Monday, that the decision regarding classes is taken weekly depending on the infection rate recorded on Friday and, presently, only the units in 13 localities must run classes online, according to the regulations in force.

AUR asks gov't to give up online school and not to put pressure on pupils, teachers to vaccinate

The Alliance for the Union of Romanians (AUR) calls on the government to eliminate the provision that makes it possible to switch to online school from a cumulative incidence of COVID cases greater than 6/1,000 and "not to put pressure on students and teachers to get vaccinated." "After the bad experience of the previous school year, we believe that closing schools is an excessive measure consi

PM Citu: Our strategic stake is to achieve 21st century education for 21st century Romania

The stake in Education is to achieve, through the "Educated Romania" project, whose implementation will be approved by the Government this week, "the 21st century education for the 21st century Romania", Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Monday at the opening ceremony of the new school year at the "Gheorghe Lazar" National College, the first high school in Bucharest that carries out a pilot pr

Cimpeanu: 99.7% of almost 3 million pupils and preschoolers start school with physical attendance

The Minister of Education, Sorin Cimpeanu, declared on Monday that 99.7% of the almost 3 million pupils and preschoolers can start school with physical attendance and underlined the importance of the anti-COVID-19 vaccination. "Today 99.7% of the almost 3 million pupils and preschoolers can start the school with physical presence.

Iohannis: Maintaining schools open with physical attendance depends on everyone's responsibility

President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday that maintaining schools open with physical attendance in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic depends on everyone's responsibility, stressing that "compliance with health standards and vaccination are essential."      "This year as well the resumption of the school year takes place, unfortunately, under the spectrum of the pandemic, which is why maintain

Implementation schedule for 'Educated Romania' project should become available before September 10

Education Minister Sorin Cimpeanu, said on Thursday that an implementation schedule for the "Educated Romania" project will have to become available before September 10, adding that in order to achieve the intermediate objective of the project, the allocation 4.7% of the Gross Domestic Product for education spending, money from Romania's National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), money from

Work session with Ministers of Health, Education, called by president Iohannis, on new school year's start

President Klaus Iohannis called, on Thursday, a work session regarding the start of the new school year, where the Minister of Health, Ioana Mihaila, as well as the Minister of Education, Sorin Cimpeanu, will take part in. According to the Presidential Administration, the reunion was summoned for 17:00, at Cotroceni Palace.

EduMin Cimpeanu: We support UNESCO effort in ensuring equal access to education for all

The President of the Romanian National Commission for UNESCO, the Minister of Education, Sorin Cimpeanu, on Tuesday stated that the institution he represents supports the UNESCO effort to ensure equal access to education for all, as a means of developing a democratic society, an inclusive one.

ForMin Aurescu reconfirms Romania's attachment to La Francophonie

Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu on Monday welcomed rector of the University Agency of la Francophonie (AUF) Slim Khalbous, at the ministry's headquarters, reconfirming Romania's attachment to the promotion of la Francophonie including by organising in Bucharest, September 21-24 in a hybrid format the 18th meeting of the General Assembly of AUF, amidst AUF's 60th anniversary this year.