Wednesday, 11 April 2018

NGO Worried about Education Reform

ZAGREB, April 11 2018 - The nongovernmental organisation GOOD has described the appointment of former education minister Radovan Fuchs as a special advisor to the prime minister to coordinate the work of the Expert Task Force for the curricular reform as the latest political trade-off between the HDZ and the HNS, accusing Prime Minister Andrej Plenković of appointing his players to slow down the curricular reform.

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Curricular Reform Head Will Not Be Appointed, Replaced by PM’s Advisor

ZAGREB, April 10, 2018 - The Special Expert Commission (PSP) for the implementation of the Education, Science and Technology Strategy appointed at a conference call on Tuesday 12 members of the Expert Task Force (ERS) for the implementation of the curricular reform and cancelled an earlier competition for applications for the ERS head, with Prime Minister Andrej Plenković appointing Radovan Fuchs as special government advisor on the coordination of the ERS' work.

Monday, 9 April 2018

Education Minister: “I Will Not Allow Obstruction of Reform Process”

ZAGREB, April 9, 2018 - Science and Education Minister Blaženka Divjak on Monday declined to comment on speculations that former Education Minister Radovan Fuchs of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) party would be the new head of the Expert Task Force for the implementation of the curricular reform, saying that the Expert Task Force was an important advisory body, but it could not be a parallel command line, stressing that she would not allow the obstruction of the entire process.

Sunday, 8 April 2018

New Education Reform Leader to Be Sought?

It seems that controversial Matko Glunčić, who has caused a crisis in the ruling coalition, will be replaced.

Saturday, 7 April 2018

Another Spring, Another Government Crisis

Despite the conflict between coalition partners over the appointment of the head of curricular reform, the government will not collapse.

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Curricular Reform Causing Divisions within Ruling Coalition

ZAGREB, April 4, 2018 - The leader of the Independent Democratic Serb Party (SDSS) Milorad Pupovac said on Wednesday it was necessary to have an agreement within the ruling coalition about who would be at the helm of the Expert Task Force for the implementation of curricular reform, saying that no person was worth jeopardising either the coalition or the reform process.

Friday, 30 March 2018

Croatia Gets Tips for Better Education

ZAGREB, March 30, 2018 - A round table on education, focusing on global processes designed to improve education, comparison of achievements, and specific proposals for improvement of Croatia's education system, was held in Zagreb on Thursday, with Croatian and foreign experts participating.

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Education Minister Accepts EU Criticism

ZAGREB, March 25, 2018 - Education and Science Minister Blaženka Divjak believes the European Commission’s report on the implementation of structural reforms in Croatia, including education reform, is a realistic look from outside which also recommends what still needs to be done.

Monday, 19 March 2018

School Interest for Curricular Reform Exceeds Expectations

Far more schools than needed have applied for the test phase which starts in autumn.

Thursday, 1 March 2018

German University Clears Former Croatian Minister of Plagiarism Allegations

ZAGREB, March 1, 2018 - The University of Augsburg has confirmed that former Croatian Science and Education Minister Pavo Barišić's doctoral thesis from 1989 is not self-plagiarism.

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