Monday, 27 March 2023
Students demand meeting with the Education Minister, free intercity translation, an increase in the subsidized student meal
The “Student Resistance” movement demands a meeting with the Minister of Education and Science and their representatives to be included in the working bodies that make decisions in the interest of students. In a statement to the media, “Student Resistance,” expresses dissatisfaction...
Student protests in Skopje
The ODAS student association plans to protest in front of the Education Ministry today, demanding a number of changes in the treatment of university students. According to ODAS head Anisija Ugrinovska, their key demands are that the graduation exams are reduced – due to the holes in education during...
Students announce protests: Education Ministry has not fulfilled any of its promises
The Education Ministry, through its continuous disregard for students and respect for legal deadlines, is forcing students to demand their rights again with protests and radicalization, according to the Student Resistance. They remind that we are already entering the third month of the new year and the...
Emigration: 80 students left schools in Stip, cited that their families are moving abroad
Education officials from Stip inform that 81 students have left elementary and high schools in the city and its wider municipality this school year, citing that their families are moving abroad. Snezana Saneva said that usually about 20 to 30 percent of the students who move out with their families return...
Parliament adopts law changes, students will receive 120 denars per meal until March 15
Under the changes, every student in the country until March 15, 2023 will be paid 120 denars per meal (2,400 denars a month). Opposition MPs voted in abstention after demanding that students should be paid 160 instead of 120 denars. Bojan Stojanovski from the opposition VMRO-DPMNE said that with this...
Students hold another protest in front of the Parliament, VMRO-DPMNE will support their demands
Another protest gathering of the students from the Skopje university took place this afternoon, in reaction to the attempt by the SDSM – DUI coalition to reduce the already meager food subsidies needy students are receiving. Students marched between the Education Ministry and the Parliament to...
With a march from the Government building to the Ministry of Education, the students will demand their rights
The university student assemblies at UKIM, South East European University, FON, American College, FOP, the universities of Bitola and Stip and the “Student Resistance” movement will march together today starting from 17:30 h from the government building to the Education Ministry building to demand...
Students unite – “Student resistance” and university student assemblies march together on Thursday
The university student assemblies at UKIM, South East European University, FON, American College, FOP, the universities of Bitola and Stip and the “Student Resistance” movement will march together to demand their rights tomorrow. The university student assembly at UKIM announced that the...
Large student protest planned for Thursday
After the large protest in Skopje yesterday, the Student Resistance organization will hold another protest on Thursday afternoon. The students are in the streets after the ruling coalition tried to reduce the already meager food allowance. They gathered in front of the Parliament yesterday to show the...
Large student protest against the horrible living conditions and attempts to cut their food subsidies
Hundreds of students gathered in front of the Parliament today to protest the dismal conditions in the state run student dorms. The protest comes after several members of Parliament from the ruling coalition proposed that subsidies for food are canceled for students who come from middle class families...
Students to protest against the government in front of the Parliament building
The student youth movement “Student Resistance” announces a peaceful student protest which, according to the announcement on Facebook, will be held on Monday at 4 pm in front of the Parliament under the motto “Stop the destruction of the student standard”. In the “Student...
Students return to school without textbooks, but with other printed materials
Around 255,000 elementary and high school students are starting the 2022/2023 school year today, in which, after two pandemic years, classes will start without anti-covid protocols and face masks. For the first, second, fourth and fifth grade students, new curricula have been prepared for the classes,...
Children should be given textbooks by law, but elementary school students in Macedonia will study from notebooks and copies
The curricula are ready, but the textbooks will be late for the first months of the school year. In the anonymous competition, some of the scripts were selected, but there are also those that have comments from the review committees and need to undergo certain changes/additions. After the author(s) have...
Government decision on lifting mask mandate for primary school students expected on Tuesday
The activities of the caravan promoting Covid-19 vaccination, organized by the Ministry of Health with the support of the World Health Organization, USAID and UNICEF, resumes today on the square in Kumanovo. Meanwhile, the government is awaiting a decision on easing the measures. At the regular session...
Food subsidies paid out to 27,000 students
The Education Ministry paid out the November food subsidies to over 27,000 students today. Students can apply for the subsidy online, and need to submit their bank account to receive the money. The subsidy amounts to 40 EUR per month, over nine months.
Parents confused, fear infection spread in schools: If a student testes positive for Covid-19, the whole class doesn’t go into isolation, only the students with whom they had contact with
If there is a student who is positive for Covid-19, the whole class does not go into isolation, but the students with whom he was in direct contact and students who did not wear a face mask. If a student is diagnosed with Covid-19, the school notifies the epidemiological service at the Center for Public...
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...
I do not understand Mila – Guerrilla action by students from Faculty of Philosophy against education reforms
Students from the Faculty of Philosophy, through a guerrilla action in front of the Government building, spoke out against the reforms in education. The participants in the action carried banners with the messages “History is the mother of knowledge”, “No pasaran” and “I...
Epidemiological surveys of teachers who tested positive for corona will show how many students will go into isolation
The State Sanitary and Health Inspectorate is currently receiving data from schools with teachers who tested positive for the coronavirus, and after the epidemiological survey it will be known how many students will go into isolation, the director of the State Health Inspectorate Irinka Sotirova Buhova...
Health Ministry: Students to observe health recommendations, the epidemiological situation is serious
The Health Ministry urged schools and students to respect the recommendations of the Commission for Infectious Diseases and the decision of the government commission for the manner of holding classes. The recommendations of the Commission for Infectious Diseases regarding the beginning of the teaching-educational...
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