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12.07.2011

State scholarships only for those in Tabachnyk’s good books?

The Ministry of Education has cut State funding for a number of Master’s programmes offered by the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Analysts are convinced that allocation of State scholarships has become a means of reprisal against dissident deans and incentive for those they see as “their people”. | detail

Visits 1177
11.07.2011

Kyiv Mohyla Academy’s funding cut

According to Yevhen Fedchenko, Director of the university’s School of Journalism, the Ministry of Education has suspended State funding for the Master’s programmes offered by the School of Journalism and others. | detail

Visits 998
16.06.2011

Who will defend people’s rights in the Dnipropetrovsk region?

A study presented by the Dnipro Social Research Centre reports a deterioration in the human rights situation in the Dnipropetrovsk region | detail

Visits 851
30.05.2011

The word “sugar” won’t leave a sweet taste in your mind

A response to the allegations made by the Minister of Education Dmytro Tabachnyk following the protests against the draft law on higher education held throughout the country | detail

Visits 1025
27.05.2011

Students protest against new version of Higher Education Law

Students and lecturers have held demonstrations in 20 cities against the Ministry of Education’s revised Law on Higher Education. They consider that their demands have not been taken into account | detail

Visits 1454
26.05.2011

Tabachnyk: Cherchez the foreign foundations

According to the Minister of Education, Dmytro Tabachnyk, the protests about the adoption of the draft Law on Higher Education are being provoked by foreign foundations | detail

Visits 968
29.04.2011

Are Kharkiv students being forced to join the Party of the Regions?

The Kharkiv-based Internet publication Glavnoye reports allegations made by a student from the Kharkiv National Teacher Training Institute that students from her institute are being forced to join the Party of the Regions | detail

Visits 1061
28.03.2011

Parents and students outraged over plan to close Ukrainian language schools in Makiyivka

The authorities are planning to close seven Ukrainian language schools and an orphanage in Makiyivka (Donetsk region) and refusing to talk with parents and children who are against the closure | detail

Visits 974
22.03.2011

Children learning together

On World Down Syndrome Day 2011, TV5 reported on the end of a four-year experiment in inclusive education for children with Down syndrome in pre-school centres. Its results have convinced officials to prepare a national programme | detail

Visits 595
16.03.2011

Ministry of Justice: No change to rules on birth registration

The Ministry of Justice has issued a statement refuting suggestions that changes have been made to the procedure for registering a child. It had been reported that only children born in a maternity home would receive registration. | detail

Visits 664
16.03.2011

Who stands to gain from children officially not existing?

UHHRU lawyer Maxim Shcherbatyuk has no doubt that the only conceivable winner from the new regulations making it impossible to register children not born in a maternity home is the State budget with families unable to receive assistance due them | detail

Visits 1309
03.03.2011

On attempts to muffle criticism of the Torez Orphanage

More disturbing evidence that the Donetsk region authorities are trying to keep people from seeing children written about in the recent harrowing reports about the Torez Orphanage for Children and Young People with Special Needs | detail

Visits 1774
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01.03.2011

Grim warning over Tabachnyk’s educational reform

Advanced quality or setting the scene for a student unrest, optimisation of budget costs or the demise of the future elite? If the President really wants to ward off trouble he would be wise to reconsider this programme and the Ministers’ suitability for this position | detail

Visits 1101
28.02.2011

Clash during student protest

On 28 February around 300 students took part in a demonstration outside one of the parliamentary committees demanding the rejection of the new version of the Law on Higher Education | detail

Visits 732
28.02.2011

Boris Gudziak: University Rectors should stop being afraid

The Ministry of Education headed by Dmytro Tabachnyk has in a year undertaken an assault on the autonomy of universities and stopped movement towards the Bologna system. This is the view expressed in an interview given to Radio Svoboda by Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University, Father Boris Gudziak | detail

Visits 6348
23.02.2011

Reporter in Torez Orphanage scandal speaks out

Olena Dovzhenko has now written an article clarifying what happened. She explains that she was not dismissed, and resigned herself, however says that she was put under pressure | detail

Visits 2563
23.02.2011

Ukrainian language school in Donetsk successfully defended

In Donetsk parents and students of Ukrainian School No. 136 in the Budyonivsk District have managed to avert the closure of the school | detail

Visits 1113
22.02.2011

Highly disturbing report regarding an information blockade at the Torez Orphanage

Reports are emerging of attempts to prevent residents of this Orphanage, the focus of scrutiny and criticism last week, from communicating with the outside world | detail

Visits 2090
Comments 2
21.02.2011

Torez Orphanage: Enquiry called yet journalist sacked?

There are contradictory reports about the Torez Orphanage for children and young adults with special needs, and the impact of recent media reports alleging shocking conditions in an institutions housing very vulnerable children. They need more than a shocking article or two | detail

Visits 7118
Comments 1
10.02.2011

Authors of language education concept didn’t listen to scholars – or the public

Representatives of the Lviv National University are convinced that the new Concept, which envisages extension of the use of Russian, and no measures regarding Ukrainian, runs counter to the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages | detail

Visits 755
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