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, 14 June 2018

Transgender People Have a Right to Be Issued New Diplomas

The Education Ministry has issued an instruction that people who change their gender have a right to receive certificates and diplomas with the new name.

Sunday, 10 June 2018

Croatian Science to Receive Additional 81 Million Euro from EU Funds

ZAGREB, June 10, 2018 - Croatia's Science and Education Ministry will have absorbed an additional 600 million kuna from the European Union funds until the end of this year to upgrade science and research, whereas in the past 12 months, a total of 2.5 billion kuna were withdrawn from the European Social Funds and the European Regional Development Fund, according to a press release issued by the ministry on Sunday marking the first year since Minister Blaženka Divjak took over this government department.

Monday, 28 May 2018

Billion Kuna to Be Invested in Research Infrastructure

ZAGREB, May 28, 2018 - Seventeen grant agreements that are part of a call for investment in state-of-the-art research equipment and infrastructure worth one billion kuna of EU money were signed at the Science and Education Ministry on Monday.

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.

Thursday, 3 May 2018

“CERN Delegation's Visit Is Last Step Before Croatia’s Membership”

ZAGREB, May 3, 2018 - Minister of Science and Education Blaženka Divjak on Wednesday said that a visit by a five-member Expert Mission from the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) is the last step and test before Croatia can become an associate member of the world's largest and most respected scientific research lab.

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.

Monday, 16 April 2018

Education Minister and Education Reform Adviser Meet, Awkwardly

ZAGREB, April 16, 2018 - Science and Education Minister Blaženka Divjak and the prime minister's special adviser for curricular reform Radovan Fuchs met on Monday to discuss the schedule of obligations for the experimental "School for Life" programme and expressed their satisfaction with the talks and readiness to accelerate preparations.

Saturday, 14 April 2018

Marches for Science Held in Split and Zagreb

ZAGREB, April 14, 2018 - A couple of thousand people rallied in downtown Zagreb on Saturday for a march for science, as did a large number of people in the coastal city of Split, warning that now was the eleventh hour for science and higher education in Croatia, which they said were not being invested in and were neglected.

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