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Open Society Education News is sponsored by the OSI Education Support Program. The ESP aims to facilitate change in education and national policy development in line with the Soros foundations network's mission of promoting open society.

A bi-monthly newsletter sponsored by OSI's Education Support Program, the Open Society Education News highlights upcoming events, new publications, and all of TOL's education articles. Subscribers to this newsletter will also receive notifications about opportunities to contribute to TOL's education section. Subscribe at TOL's newsletter signup page.

Newsletters - Education News and Publications, Articles:

March 2010
Bullies in Serbian schools, Georgian military patriotism lessons, a thought piece on education reform in Zimbabwe, and more.

January 2010

July - August and September - October 2009
This newsletter is a joint publication of materials from July-August and September-October. The next publication of TOL/OSI-ESP Education News will appear in early 2010 for technical reasons.

May - June 2009
Uzbek education reform, Polish kids starting school younger, Serbian Roma Decade conference and more ...

March - April 2009
Kyrgyzstan's Lyuli minority, Ukrainian history textbooks, Nepalese little doctors and more ...

January - February 2009
Kyrgyz madrasas, parents' advocacy training, North Caucasus summer camp and more ...

November - December 2008
Georgian students speaking different languages and more..

September - October 2008
Slow change in Turkmenistan's schools, Russian teachers association and more..

July-August 2008
Hungary's alternative high schools, teaching tolerance in the North Caucasus and more ...

June 2008
Bologna blues in Romania, inclusive educational practice in Serbia and more ...

May 2008
Where have Central Asian's Russians gone? Plus: Croatian high-school students protest and more ...

April 2008
Russian universities in Uzbekistan, Romanian high-school returnees, education reform series launched and more ...

February-March 2008
Montenegrin history texts, Macedonian skeletons, Moldovan diplomas for sale and more ...

December 2007 - January 2008
Uzbek schools grapple with graft, Bosnia bemused by Bologna, women in education conference and more ...

November 2007
Student slaves in Uzbekistan, grade inflation in Macedonia, teacher education policy conference and more ...

October 2007
Segregated classrooms, head scarves, Pakistani educational successes and more ...

September 2007
Twisted tongues in Estonia, Step by Step in Moldova, requalification in Macedonia, schools for the hearing impaired in Mongolia and more . . .

July-August 2007
Armenia: Out With the Old, Macedonia: PC Politics, analyzing the state of higher education in Armenia and more...

June 2007
Butchers, bakers and software makers in Ukraine, monitoring school dropouts, ethnic minorities and social inclusion in the Western Balkans and more...

April-May 2007
Bulgaria: Fixing a (Black) Hole, Serbia: What's it Worth to You?, Czech Republic: Classroom Secrets and more...

March 2007
Serbia: History to Order, Kyrgyzstan: Reading, Writing, and Riots, Balkan Education: Losing Human Capitaland, and more...

February 2007
Bosnia: The World Under One Roof, Kyrgyzstan: Pay as You Go, two booklets published regarding the debate on school autonomy and more...

January 2007
Macedonia: All God's Children, Kosovo: Heroes and Villains, Education in a Hidden Marketplace: Monitoring Private Tutoring, OSI colleagues appointed to government positions in 2006 and more...

December 2006
Monitoring Roma Education: Statistical Baseline for Central, Eastern, and South Eastern Europe, Final Report on Roma Education Initiative (REI) of OSI - ESP, Preliminary Assessment Report on the Results of the RE:FINE Program, Snapshots of Education Developments and Trends from Central Europe to Central Asia 2005-2006, and more...

November 2006
Latvia: Quiet Revolution in the Classroom, Azerbaijan: A Political Education and more...

October 2006
Poland: Class Divisions, Romania: More Than Just Academic, Albania: Too Little, Too Late and more...

September 2006
Azerbaijan: Voices Falling Silent, Ukraine: Paying for a Free Education, Romania: A Battle on Many Fronts and more...

July 2006
Uzbekistan: Speak No English, Romania: Failure Factories, and more...

June 2006
Armenia: Back Home Again, Bulgaria: Let Someone Else Do It, Czech Republic: The Best-Laid Plans, and more...

May 2006
Kosovo: No More Pencils, No More Books, Albania: Empty Seats, Czech Republic: To Each According to His Birth, and more...

April 2006
Czech Republic: Learning to Care, The Csangos: A Fugitive Tongue, Georgia: A Door Opens, Macedonia: Both Sides Now, Slovakia: Cold Comfort Classroom, and more...

March 2006
Kyrgyzstan: The Future Short-Changed, Latvia: Tempest in a Textbook, Bulgaria: Houses of Books, Russian: Back in State-Ordered Vogue, and more...

January 2006
Azerbaijan: Channeling Faith, Ukraine: Educating Themselves, Bosnia and Herzegovina: Falling Victim to Victimhood, Russia: The Value of Being Educated, Slovakia: School Daze, and more...

December 2005
Poland: Examining School Reform, Bosnia and Herzegovina: Together but Separate EU Accession Monitor, The Balkans: Stories from the Classroom, Albania: You've Got to Admit, and more...

September 2005
Poland: Into Bed, Blindly, Slovakia: From Reform to Reward, Czech Republic: Light Our Fire, Belarus: Banana Revolutions and Banana Skins, OSI Report: Education in Transition, and more...

March - May 2005
Kazakhstan: Petty Corruption on a Grand Scale, Bosnia and Herzegovina: Time to Raise a Debate, Hungary: A Testing Time, Russia: A History in Dispute, and more...

January - February 2005
Kyrgyzstan: Seeds for a Poor Harvest, Albania: In the Bleak Midwinter, Bulgaria: The Schools that Aren't Schools, Roma Decade: Soros Speaks, and more...