North Macedonia’s Textbook Digitalisation Sparks Backlash Among Parents

If the government of North Macedonia has its own way, starting from the next school year, elementary school textbooks will be gradually replaced by digital counterparts.

Fourth graders will be first, but, in the next five years, all pupils from fourth to ninth grade should receive such books.

Pupils from first to third grade will continue using old-style printed books.

This is the key part of the changes to the Law on Textbooks that the government adopted last month and is soon to send to parliament.

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Donovan Larsen

Donovan is a columnist and associate editor at the Dark News. He has written on everything from the politics to diversity issues in the workplace.

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