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ERIC Number: ED413528
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 29
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-92-9157-128-8
Vocational Education and Training Reform in Bulgaria.
European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy).
This report on vocational education and training (VET) in Bulgaria consists of a condensed description of the present situation in VET and analysis of the main challenges facing VET reform in the country. Chapter 1 offers basic data on Bulgaria. Chapter 2 describes main features of the VET system, strategic objectives for VET, and legislative framework. Developments in these specific areas are highlighted: administrative structures and decentralization; finance; adaptation of training to change; identification of skill needs; quality standards and qualifications; promotion of continuing vocational training; social partners; involvement of enterprises in VET; equal opportunities; access to training; and vocational guidance and counseling. Chapter 3 provides an overview of international assistance, including the European Union's Phare program for VET and the Leonardo program. Chapter 4 identifies current challenges in three areas: skill needs analysis, institutional arrangements, and qualifications and training methods. Chapter 5 outlines possible priorities for future assistance to sustain and further the reform process. Appendixes include key indicators (access and participation, finance, labor market trends); diagram of VET system; legislative framework; responsible bodies; and international assistance sources. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy).
Identifiers - Location: Bulgaria