Tag: carovska
Macedonia 18.09.21 | 14:33

Despite growing number of Covid cases in schools, Carovska insists that the in-person teaching is safe

Despite the growing number of coronavirus outbreaks in public schools, Education Minister Mila Carovska insists that the system is safe and that pupils should continue to attend in-person classes. There are some incidental cases in municipalities with minimum violations of the protocols, and we are intervening...

Macedonia 16.09.21 | 23:57

“Mila Carovska will be the first to go to jail”

Education Minister Mila Carovska is the first that will be held accountable after the Zaev Government falls, said VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski. He accused Carovska of introducing new digital textbooks without having a law in place that would allow her to do so. “That is why she...

Macedonia 03.09.21 | 17:23

Despite growing number of Covid cases, Minister Carovska tries to present a rosy picture of the start of the school year

Education Minister Mila Carovska tried to present a rosy picture of the first few days of the school year, that began with in-person teaching despite the exceptionally high coronavirus infection rate across the country. On the first day, 14 classes had to be sent into isolation after pupils were diagnosed...

Macedonia 20.08.21 | 21:23

Three options for the start of the school year

Education Minister Mila Carovska left the door open to cancel the start of in-person teaching as the school year is supposed to begin on September 1st. Macedonia has a badly deteriorating coronavirus situation with the infection and death rate increasing quickly. Carovska said that the first choice is...

Macedonia 17.08.21 | 17:07

Call for protest as the start of the school year remains uncertain

Calls for protests are spreading on a widely used Facebook group of parents of school-age children, as uncertainty grows over whether the school year will begin in September. Macedonia conducted the last school year mostly online, and Education Minister Mila Carovska insisted that this year it will be...

Macedonia 24.07.21 | 08:50

SDSM security kicked out a woman from an event with Education Minister Carovska

A woman from Bitola was kicked out from a political event staged by the ruling SDSM party because she tried to ask Education Minister Mila Carovska some questions. Dragana Spasevska said that she was stopped by security who asked her to show her SDSM party card. Spasevska does not have one, and was ordered...

Macedonia 27.05.21 | 19:41

Education Minister Carovska invites the opposition – sort of – to work with her on the controversial digital platform

After weeks of ignoring demands from parents over her latest controversial set of proposals, Education Minister Mila Carovska today finally called on the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party to make suggestions regarding the proposal. Carovska is trying to end the use of printed textbooks and make the school...

Macedonia 24.05.21 | 21:42

Far left Education Minister Carovska criticized by the public after honoring Ss. Cyril and Methodius

Education Minister Mila Carovska was roundly criticized on her social media accounts after her today’s appearance at the honoring of Ss. Cyril and Methodius. It wasn’t anything Carovska said – she delivered a bland and typical post honoring the saints who spread Christianity and literacy...

Macedonia 16.05.21 | 10:38

VMRO-DPMNE calls on Minister Carovska to listen to the protesters and stop her latest education experiment

A day after the protests of high-school students and their parents, VMRO-DPMNE issued a statement supporting their demands for in-person teaching with printed textbooks. The protests and boycotts of classes began after Education Minister Mila Carovska announced a plan to move to digital only textbooks,...

Macedonia 15.05.21 | 14:07

Thousands gather to call on Education Minister Mila Carovska to resign

Thousands of protesters – mainly high school students and their parents – took to the streets of Skopje to demand the resignation of Education Minister Mila Carovska. Hundreds are also protesting in a number of cities across Macedonia. The students demand that Carovska gives up on her plan...

Macedonia 15.05.21 | 13:27

High school students take to the streets to protest Minister Carovska

High school students and their parents began protests in downtown Skopje and in dozens of other towns and cities across Macedonia. They demand that Education Minister Mila Carovska drops her plans to remove printed textbooks from the education process, and to ensure in-person teaching from next year. Carovska’s...

Macedonia 14.05.21 | 17:12

High school students begin protests tomorrow at noon

High school students and their parents are staging protests across Macedonia tomorrow, in defiance of the plan by Education Minister Mila Carovska to introduce digital only textbooks. Mila Carovska is destroying our education system. We support digital learning, but not like this. We want to keep the...

Macedonia 13.05.21 | 18:52

Parents and students will protest plan to digitilize textbooks on Saturday

An association of parents of high-school students is planning protests across the entire country on Saturday. Parents demand that Education Minister Mila Carovska gives up on her plan to make school textbooks digital. They fear that the proposal has little to do with actual education reform plans, but...

Macedonia 12.05.21 | 18:04

Minister Carovska praises trades education and programs to bring in foreign manufacturing investments – policies long maligned by her SDSM party

Education Minister Mila Carovska today promoted a campaign for education in trades, which was put in place by the previous, VMRO-DPMNE led Government. Carovska encouraged high school students in Strumica to enter into trades schools and enter some of the foreign manufacturing companies opened in the...

Macedonia 10.05.21 | 22:03

Main high-school paper calls on Education Minister Carovska to give up her current plan to rewrite textbooks

The magazine of high-school students “High-school voice” called on Education Minister Mila Carovska to give up on the plan to cancel printed textbooks and replace them with digital books. The reaction is mainly given Carovska’s long standing plans to rewrite history books and other...

Macedonia 29.04.21 | 20:06

“First change will be to restore printed school books”

The first change that will be enacted by the next VMRO-DPMNE led Government will be to restore print school books, said the party leader Hristijan Mickoski. Education Minister Mila Carovska from SDSM is currently pushing for digitalization of the school books, which seems like the latest attempt by the...

Macedonia 28.04.21 | 21:56

Archbishop Stefan condemns proposed changes to public education as imposing radical minority views on the majority

Archbishop Stefan of the Macedonian Orthodox Church condemned the proposal by the Education Ministry to make school books digital only, and to abolish history as a stand-alone class in elementary schools. The proposals have caused controversy as they come at a time when the Zaev regime is working to...

Macedonia 27.04.21 | 16:34

Strumica high-school students plan a boycott over Minister Carovska’s latest plan to rewrite school books

High school students from Strumica are organizing to boycott classes in protest against plans by Education Minister Mila Carovska to switch to electronic school books. The students are repeating their old request for in-person schooling and insist that e-books will just solidify the Ministry’s...

Macedonia 19.04.21 | 16:00

Drone contract signed by the city of Skopje with Minister Carovska’s partner is a corrupt waste of taxpayers money, VMRO-DPMNE claims

The contract which the city of Skopje signed with the partner of Minister Mila Carovska, worth a million denars, has not been put into effect, said VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski. According to the contract, the Fly Cam company owned by Goran Georgievski, was hired to provide a drone that will...

Macedonia 26.03.21 | 15:41

One of the defendants in the Racket scandal calls out Minister Mila Carovska for her role in the extortion scheme

SDSM party official Frosina Remenski, who is the only party official charged for her role in the Racket scandal, called out Education Minister Mila Carovska, after details about her own involvement became known to the public. Carovska was named by a key witness in the on-going, second Racket trial. As...

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