WENR, November/December 2003: Romania

VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATIONLEGAL FRAMEWORK S ince the overthrow of the Ceausescu regime in 1989 and the country’s transition to a market-based economy, many educational reforms have been implemented in Romania. However, these reforms have progressed relatively slowly and their…

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Education in Romania

by Robert Sedgwick, Editor, WENR VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION During the 24-year reign of Nicolae Ceausescu, Romania’s system of education remained under strict state control. Curricula strongly emphasized Marxist-Leninist ideology, and universities, in particular, came under the direct influence of Ceausescu…

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eWENR, November/December 1999: E. Europe & NIS

Regional News  E. Europe &  the Newly Independent States  FORMER YUGOSLAVIA International efforts aimed at convincing Serbian professors and students to return to the University of Pristina in Kosovo have not been very successful. The Serbs are far from convinced that K-FOR, the international peacekeeping…

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eWENR, January/February 1999

REGIONAL NEWS  The Americas  COSTA RICA The University of Costa Rica (UCR) is currently offering a special program in environmental science for undergraduate students from the English-speaking world who want to study the rain forest from a hands-on perspective. All classes and field trips pertaining…

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