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Record number of high school grade repeaters this school year in North Macedonia

In the 2020/2021 school year, 118 high school students in North Macedonia were retained, but during the 2021/2022 school year the number of the grade repeaters rose to 261. Why do these students fail and what this rise in grade retention can be attributed to? Are the professors too stern when giving the marks or the pupils are not...

Psychologists in North Macedonia confirm: COVID-19 pandemic caused various psychological problems among students

The COVID-19 pandemic has a serious impact on young people's mental health. Even though in the start the move to online learning seemed harmless, yet the long period with lack of socializing is taking its toll. Two and half months since the start of the school year with physical attendance, Meta.mk spoke with school psychologists in North Macedonia about...

Vocational and technical education becoming more attractive for high school students in NMacedonia

What to choose, a gymnasium or vocational-technical high school Not so long ago, the majority of 9th-grade primary school students in North Macedonia were choosing to continue their secondary education in a gymnasium instead of opting for vocational-technical schools. Now, only 4 days after the start of the high school enrollment, it is obvious that the things are slowly...

Secondary Medical School “Panche Karagjozov” in Skopje marks the 76th anniversary

On the occassion of the 76th anniversary of the Secondary Medical School "Panche Karagjozov", the Mayor of Skopje, Petre Shilegov visited the school and met its director, Maja Saliu. The school's Director, Maja Saliu expressed her contentment of the cooperation with the City of Skopje, which, as she noted, values and recognizes the importance of this school. "Notwithstanding the pandemic, the...

Pupils will be allowed to take off their facemasks only during meals, there will not be any PTA meetings

The Government of North Macedonia has adopted the protocol for in-person education in primary and secondary schools. The education process in the schools throughout the country will start on the 1st of October, and until then the school managements will have to prepare the facilities in order for the education process to be accomplished. The health and education authorities have...

Government and High-School representatives will work together on a teaching model

Today, the interim Prime Minister Oliver Spasovski; the Deputy Prime Minister in charge of economic affairs, Mila Carovska; the Minister of Education, Arber Ademi; The Health Minister Venko Filipche; and the Deputy Minister of Education Elizabeta Naumovska have met with a delegation of the Union of High School Students, led by Union's President Blendi Hodai. "The model for a combined...

Cancellation of state graduation exam in North Macedonia brings happiness to some, trouble to others

The students who completed their secondary education this year, met the end of the school year in their homes. Due to the pandemic, the Education Ministry decided to cancel the state graduation exam. Minister Ademi said that this decision was meant to eliminate the stress among secondary school students during these extraordinary times. The students will receive valid diplomas...

Macedonian Students From A Tetovo High School Return To Class Outside

After nearly a month of boycotting, Macedonian students from a Tetovo high school have returned to class. However, instead of returning to their desks, they began classes standing, outside in the open, on the city square of Tetovo. “We are aware that the boycott harmed the students most of all, and as we do not have the appropriate space where...