International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Perspectives and Trends on Education in Romania: A Country in Transformation
Dr. Cheri Pierson, Megan Odsliv

Romanian education has changed considerably as the country has transitioned from Soviet influence, from communism, to democracy and now towards European Union standards. New leaders, reform, and a changing political face of Europe have reshaped Romania’s education system into a modern entity. This paper discusses how Romanian education has evolved in recent decades with respect to ethnic minorities, foreign language, religious education, as well as the overall restructuring of higher education while still acknowledging Romania’s need for further reform as it looks toward a promising future.

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