ERIC Number: ED317801
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
New Technologies, Labour Organization, Qualification, Structures and Vocational Training in Bulgaria.
Stefanov, Michael J.
This study describes the development, current status, perspectives, and basic problems of the Bulgarian vocational training system and the integration of young people in Bulgaria into working life. It is based on an analysis of regulatory documents, analytical publications, statistics, and sociological data. The report is organized in four sections. The first section profiles new technologies, labor organizations, qualification structures, and vocational training in Bulgaria, providing historical background. The second section describes the Bulgarian education system, including its structure, the relationship between education and scientific-technological progress, and the regulatory framework. Some of the programs described are full-time education, evening classes, unified secondary polytechnical school, specialized secondary vocational schools, specialized secondary vocational-technical schools, postsecondary vocational schools, enterprise-based courses, and vocational training centers, schools, and courses. Higher education is also described. The third section describes some specific features of the process of education and vocational training related to the introduction of new technologies in Bulgaria. Problem areas in education and vocational training are profiled in the final section, with special emphasis on organization, career choice, training, and use of new technologies. Institutions concerned with the management and research of vocational training in Bulgaria are listed. Forty-four references (endnotes) and 21 data tables are included. (KC)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Job Training, Labor Force, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Technological Advancement, Vocational Education
UNIPUB, 4661-F Assembly Drive, Lanham, MD 20706-4391 (Catalogue No. HX-58-90-126-EN-C: 7 European Currency Units).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Berlin (West Germany).
Identifiers - Location: Bulgaria