News on the topic: education
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.
12.03.2014 Residents of Vialikaya Mashchanitsa struggle for secondary school
March, 11, residents of the agrotown of Vialikaya Mashchanitsa (Bialynichy district of the Mahiliou region) filed a collective appeal to the head of the department of education of the Mahiliou Regional Executive Committee. In this address the residents of the agrotown require the Department of Education to keep the secondary school in Maschanitsa, which the authorities are going to turn into a basic school (educating schoolchildren for 9 years instead of 11) without any public discussion.
09.01.2014 “Young Front” activist expelled from college for political motives
Unknown men in civilian clothes insisted on the expulsion of the activist.
03.12.2013 Specialists of the Office for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities have prepared proposals on amendments to the Education Code
There is a possibility that the next year the Education Code will be amended. It will be done after holding the monitoring based on the existing problems in this sphere.
10.06.2013 Rebellious Faculty of History is being liquidated at Hrodna State University
The rumors that the Faculty of History can be amalgamated with the Faculty of Tourism have circulated actively during the past two months, since the dismissal of the disgraced historian Viachaslau Shved.
06.06.2013 Students protest: stage for Culture University remains unfinished for 6 years already
Since its inception, the Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts hasn't had its own stage, where students, including those who are prepared to work in the theaters, could show their skills or just rehearse. A student of the Faculty of the Belarusian traditional culture and contemporary art decided to influence this situation and appealed for public support. And already had some success.
31.05.2013 European Humanities University to receive Atlantic Council Freedom Award
The European Humanities University (EHU) – the only Belarusian university that has succeeded in maintaining its academic freedom and independence in the face of enormous government pressure – has been named a recipient of an Atlantic Council Freedom Award. The award will be presented at a ceremony in Wroclaw, Poland on June 14th, informed BC Jurga Mečinskienė.
15.04.2013 Henik Loika's victory
After the protest action held by architect Henik Loika near Minsk gymnasium #4, the educational establishment was prescribed to return to the Belarusian language of instruction.
15.04.2013 Salihorsk officials misinform people about existence of Belarusian-language kindergarten
The head of Salihorsk District Council, Lidziya Klishevich, and the head of Salihorsk District Executive Committee, Aliaksandr Rymasheuski, mislead the public.
08.04.2013 Homel: human rights defenders ask Education Minister to include works of Roma in the school curriculum
Homel human rights defenders Maryia Klimovich and Ales Yauseyenka filed a letter to the Education Minister Siarhei Maskevich, asking him to include in the school curriculum poems and novels.
21.02.2013 Sculptor Henik Loika detained for staging picket on International Mother Language Day
Henik Loika, sculptor and campaigner for the protection of the Belarusian language, was detained by the police this morning, after staging a picket outside a high school in Minsk, where his daughter is a student. The action was meant to attract public attention to the discrimination of Belarusian-speaking schoolchildren.
23.05.2012 Hrodna authorities ban pickets in support of Polish minority school
Hrodna city executive officials have banned the holding of a series of pickets in support of retaining Polish-language education at a local secondary school attended by representatives of the city’s Polish minority.
27.03.2012 Education used as weapon against young people in Belarus
MINSK - Anastasia Shuleika was expelled from Belarus State University on 14 February for speaking out against President Alexander Lukashenko.
10.11.2011 Students of Minsk State Linguistic University summonsed to dean’s office after arrest
The activists of the “European Belarus” Mikita Kavalenka and Aliaksandr Saldatsenka were sentenced to 10 and 7 days of arrest for participation in the action of solidarity with political prisoners held on 25 October.
08.11.2011 Post-graduate student Tatsiana Kasataya expelled from university
The student was expelled from the Hrodna State University after the failure to pass the attestation for the second year of post-graduate study. Recently she has received an excerpt from the rector's order concerning her expulsion.