Youth in Eastern Europe

Albania puts bad teachers to the test

2016.01.22

Albania has finally discovered meritocracy. For the first time in its history, the country's 19,000 teachers will undergo a special test to identify gaps in their training as well as to assess them from ...

National campaign to boost Serbian grammar

2015.04.28

Belgrade will soon be plastered with billboards showing some of the most common grammatical errors made by the population. The initiative involves several Balkan celebrities and is the first national campaign to target Serbian ...

Scandal as Serbian teen mag offers sex advice

2015.02.19

'How to satisfy a man' is the title of a special edition on sexuality aimed at pre-teens, published by one of Serbia's most popular magazines for adolescents, 'Bravo'. The magazine has raised a wasp's ...

Romania struggles to stem healthcare exodus

2015.01.20

Romanian hospitals continue to haemorrhage personnel, as the number of doctors and nurses who leave the country for significantly higher wages abroad are skyrocketing. The figures from the College of Physicians are alarming: €3,500 ...