News on the topic: education
10.07.2015 Ministry of Education believes th there are ample opportunities to study Belarusian language in Belarus
Commenting on the report of Salihorsk representatives of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee on the observance of the rights of Belarusian-speaking citizens in the region, the Ministry of Education has come to the conclusion about the existence of wide opportunities for the study of the Belarusian language and its use in all areas of communication.
10.07.2015 Mikaševičy: parents struggling to keep secondary school
According to the official information received by regional representatives of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee, Luniniec District Executive Committee decided to liquidate secondary school №3 in Mikaševičy “with the aim of spending the budget means with the maximum benefit”.
03.04.2015 Baranavichy: Prosecutor General's Office supports local and ministerial officials
Parents of pupils of the former Belarusian-language form in Baranavichy, Tatsiana and Aleh Malashchanka and Antanina and Vasil Filipchyk received a letter from the Prosecutor General, signed by Head of the Department for Supervision of the rights and freedoms of citizens M. Papova.
12.03.2015 Baranavichy: children are offered to learn in Belarusian in a village school ten kilometers away from home
Parents of pupils of the former Belarusian-language form in Baranavichy, Tatsiana and Aleh Malashchakas and Antanina and Vasil Filipchyks filed a repeated appeal to the Prosecutor General.
15.01.2015 Student challenges his expulsion from Belarusian State University
The continuation of the consideration of Uladzimir Andryienkas appeal against his expulsion from the juridical faculty of Belarusian State University continued at the Maskouski District Court of Minsk on January 14.
05.01.2015 Ihar Lohvinau: “We still remain a country in which book publishers are put into the debt trap”
January 5 at 3 p.m., the trial of the bookstore "Lohvinau" begins at the Economic Court of Minsk.
13.11.2014 Baranavichy: parents of Belarusian-speaking girls ask Education Minister to ensure their right to learn in Belarusian
Parents of the pupils of the only form with the Belarusian language of instruction in Baranavichy Tatsiana and Aleh Malashchankas, as well as Antanina and Vasil Filipchyks, have filed an appeal to the Minister of Education Siarhei Miskevich pointing that their children have a problem with continuing education in the native language.
07.10.2014 Ministry of Education answered to “Oh, Bologna!” only after three months
As it follows from the answer, the decision concerning the accession of Belarus to the Bologna process and made has been made and will not be discussed any more. However, the essence of the decision remains unknown: the ministry advised the activists to address members of the Chamber of Representatives to find about it.
12.09.2014 Homel: the trial concerning the expulsion of Andrei Tsianiuta from university is delayed for inviting an interpreter
On September 12, the Tsentralny District Court of Homel started hearing a civil case of the co-chair of the "Young Front" Andrei Tsianiuta.
10.09.2014 “Young Front” activist Andrei Tsianiuta appeals his expulsion from university
June 30, the Tsentralny District Court of Homel refused to initiate civil proceedings on Andrei Tsianiuta's claim to the university, because he didn't implement the requirement of the pre-trial settlement. However, after the First Deputy Minister of Education upheld the expulsion of Mr. Tsianiuta, the trial had nothing left to do but to start the proceedings on the merits.
07.09.2014 Svetlahorsk: best teacher of 2014 fired for public activism
September 1, pupils of secondary school No. 10 in Svetlahorsk got bad news about dismissal of a teacher of history and social studies, Alena Masliukova. The teacher wasn't even given the opportunity to bring her 11th form up to graduation, where she was the class teacher.
02.09.2014 Baranavichy: the only Belarusian-language form ceased to exist
The only Belarusian-class in Baranavichy where just three girls, Yasia Malashchanka, Alisa Filipchyk and Veranika Mikhal'chuk learned, ceased to exist. As the girls finished the primary school and some of the families moved, their parents tried to receive an opportunity for their children to continue receiving instruction in the Belarusian language in the 5th grade of gymnasium No. 4, but to no avail.
05.07.2014 Brest: pressurization of students signing for Belarus' accession to Bologna process
However, in recent days the deans of some faculties of Brest universities have been reported to call the students who had signed up for it, for talks. According to the organizers of the campaign, "Oh, Bologna!", it started almost immediately after the address was sent to the Ministry of Education.
26.05.2014 Young Front co-chair Andrei Tsianiuta expelled from university
Andrei Tsianiuta, co-chair of the Young Front opposition movement, has been expelled from the Frantsysk Skaryna Homel State University. The activist was studying law in his third year, Young Front’s press-service reports.
02.04.2014 Another student gets expelled for civil society activism
Institute of Journalism of the Belarusian State University expelled another active student, member of the Movement "For Freedom" Mikita Semianenka. As stated by the Institute leadership, he was expelled for academic failure, as Mikita did not get a credit in one of the subjects.