Friday, 6 July 2018

Croatia Last Country in Europe to Introduce IT as Compulsory Subject in Schools

ZAGREB, July 6, 2018 - The scandalous complaint to the Constitutional Court by the “In the Name of the Family” civil society organisation not to introduce IT as a subject in Croatian schools is an attempt not to give everyone the right to an equal opportunity while Croatia is the last in Europe to introduce IT as a compulsory subject, Science and Education Minister Blaženka Divjak said on Friday.

Thursday, 24 May 2018

War Veterans to Be Employed as School Principals?

ZAGREB, May 24, 2018 - Science and Education Minister Blaženka Divjak has told Hina that the instruction to schools to give advantage to unemployed veterans when hiring new school principals and dorm heads is not her decision, but rather explains a procedure defined by the Veterans Act.

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

“Culture for Better Education” Conference Opens in Zagreb

ZAGREB, May 8, 2018 - An international conference - Culture and Creative Practices for a Better Education - organised by the Ministry of Culture, with the support of the Ministry of Science and Education and the Agency for Education and Upbringing, opened on Tuesday in Zagreb's Mimara Museum, attracting Croatian and foreign experts.

Saturday, 5 May 2018

Open Day at Catholic University

ZAGREB, May 5, 2018 - The Catholic University of Croatia on Saturday opened its doors to visitors in an effort to promote its programmes.

Friday, 4 May 2018

Education in Line with Religious Beliefs Erased from Family Law Draft

The controversial provision has been excluded due to pressure from more liberal coalition partners.

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

New Vocational Education System Coming

ZAGREB, May 2, 2018 - The Ministry of Science and Education, in cooperation with other relevant institutions, is offering a quality change to vocational education at the national level and in a few years time a complete change of that system can be expected, Assistant Minister Vlado Prskalo said in Rijeka on Wednesday.

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

By Share of University Graduates, Croatia Falls to EU Bottom

The share of graduates aged 30 to 34 fell to 28.7 percent.

Sunday, 29 April 2018

Croatia to Award Scholarships to Diaspora Students

ZAGREB, April 29, 2018 - The State Office for Croats Abroad has awarded 500 scholarships for the 2017/2018 academic year for Croatian students coming from abroad, 100 of which are for study courses in Croatia and 400 for courses in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Croatia to Stop Recognising University Diplomas from Bosnia and Serbia?

For many Croats studying in neighbouring countries, diplomas could become worthless in Croatia.

Sunday, 22 April 2018

“Education Reform Is Government’s Priority”

ZAGREB, April 22, 2018 - Prime Minister and Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenković said on Saturday that the education reform was a priority for the HDZ and his cabinet, and that in the steps to come in that regard, various approaches and opinions would be included so that the education process has long term stability considering that it concerns children whose parents have differing worldviews and beliefs.

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