Tag: high school
Macedonia 27.08.21 | 14:11

High schools in Tetovo and Gostivar will remain closed at the start of the school year

High schools in Tetovo and Gostivar will start the school year holding only online classes. The Polog Valley region is hit especially bad by the current wave of the epidemic, due to the large number of mainly ethnic Albanian emigrants who came there from Western Europe during the summer. Tetovo Mayor...

Macedonia 21.06.21 | 13:35

High school students demand action against schools which are charging for their report cards

The Union of high school students is calling on the Education Ministry to investigate schools which are reportedly charging students for their year-end report cards. This is turning into a business, even though, by law, the report cards should be issued at no charge, said Union President Luka Pavicevic. The...

Macedonia 14.06.21 | 09:19

High school enrollment begins today

Enrollment in public high schools begins today. A little over 30,000 places are available in 109 high-schools across Macedonia. From these, 19,602 are in trades schools and 9,261 – in general education. Specialty high schools, such as sports and arts schools, offer additional 1,190 seats. Modest...

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 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 14.02.21 | 22:29

Striking high school students reach a deal with the Education Ministry

The Education Ministry reached a deal with the striking high-school students to reduce the year-end graduation exam, as the students requested, but still have then take a total of four exams. The Ministry will now work to prepare the details of the re-organized test. High-school students boycotted the...

Macedonia 08.02.21 | 12:03

High school students suspend their boycott of online classes

High school students will suspend their boycott of online classes today and return before their computers monitors for one week. The students were boycotting classes since mid January as they demand that their year end graduation exam is cut in half due to the poor quality of online education. All opposition...

Macedonia 04.02.21 | 21:48

High school students will briefly suspend their boycott after receiving support from most political parties

After being assured of the support of over 70 members of Parliament for their demands, the Association of high school students announced it will suspend its boycott of classes. Most high school students joined the boycott that began with the start of the second semester, in mid January. Their demands...

Macedonia 01.02.21 | 16:57

Education Minister Carovska tells striking students they will have to make up for the lost classes

Education Minister Mila Carovska threatened high school students that they will have to work overtime to make up for the classes they are losing now, with the on-going boycott. Most high-school students are boycotting as they demand that the year-end graduation test is cut in half, because of the poor...

Macedonia 31.01.21 | 10:58

High school students set to continue their boycott of online classes

The Association of high school students announced that they boycott of online classes will continue into next week. A large majority of students are boycotting classes since school resumed after the winter break 10 days ago, as they demand a reduction in the year-end graduation exams. Our delegation...

Macedonia 28.01.21 | 15:05

Nearly 80 percent of high-school students have joined the boycott of classes

The boycott of the second semester in high-schools has spread to nearly 80 percent of all students, said the Association of high school students. They demands that the graduation tests are reduced down to just two classes, from the current four, citing the poor quality of online teaching as a reason...

Macedonia 05.10.20 | 16:47

High school students in Kicevo stage protest against online classes

Some of the students from the two municipal high schools from Kicevo peacefully protested and demanded in-person teaching in their schools. The protest against online teaching started in the town square and ended in front of the two high schools. The protest was attended by students who attend classes...

Macedonia 01.10.20 | 15:23

High school students in Tetovo boycott online classes, want to go to school

Some of the high school students from several high schools where classes are held in Albanian language gathered in front of the high school “Kiril Pejcinovic” in Tetovo around 13:30 h and thus boycotted the online learning. The high school students think that they should go to school and...

Macedonia 31.08.20 | 21:23

Minister Carovska offers different education options after protest by high school students

High school students took to the streets today to demand a combined model of online and in-person learning, instead of the current plans for exclusively online education. According to the Government’s plan, only children in the first three grades of elementary school would attend in-person education,...

Macedonia 29.08.20 | 19:14

High school students from Strumica protest against the planned online education model

High school students from Strumica protested today to demand they are allowed to study in person, and not just online. The school year is expected to begin on October 1, a month late, and only the youngest elementary school students will be allowed to study in person, while all others will study online. We...

Macedonia 24.08.20 | 12:20

High school students will protest on August 31

The Association of high school students announced it will hold protests on August 31, a day ahead of the usual start of the school year. Students demand a combined model of education in the public high-schools, with a mix of online and in-person education. The Government decided that all classes above...

Macedonia 22.08.20 | 18:16

High school students will protest to demand a combination of online and in-person schooling

The Association of high school students announced that it will hold protests next Friday to demand changes in the model of public education planned for the coming school year. The Healthcare and Education ministries decided that all elementary students 4th grade and above and all high school students...

Macedonia 20.08.20 | 14:21

High school union plans to boycott the start of the school year after their proposals were ignored for months

The Association of high school students objects to the fact it was not involved in the planning of the new school year, and announces boycott of the online teaching. The Education and Healthcare ministries eventually decided that all students above third grade of elementary school will attend online...

Macedonia 01.02.19 | 12:02

Ohrid high-school principal says student who fired an improvised gun was considered a good, non-problematic kid

Saso Nedeski, principal in the “St. Naum” high-school in Ohrid, said that the student who took an improvised gas pistol to school on Thursday and injured another student in the arm was considered a non-problematic child. There was an argument during the break between two students and one...

Macedonia 31.01.19 | 21:37

Student opens fire from a gas pistol in Ohrid high school, injures one and himself

An armed incident was reported in a high school in Ohrid, where an 18 year old student used a gas powered pistol to shoot a fellow student in the arm, and then shot himself in the head, lightly injuring himself. Both students were hospitalized. Ohrid police confirmed the incident and said that they are...

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