policy documents such as CVT strategy and Employment Strategy have been
developed in compliance with EU policy priorities. These strategies are
currently under implementation by responsible authorities, and this is
a positive action in the field of trans-institutional cooperation and awareness
raising on the HRD process.
reforms are based on the conception of ensuring conditions for vocational
preparation (open learning opportunities, flexibility and quality) that
give an opportunity for further support of the quality of the labour force
and its employability in accordance with the requirements of the labour
market and the knowledge-based economy.
main difficulties in the education and training system are financing, related
to the development of the technical equipment and didactic base.
development priorities are related to:
assessment and recognition of formal, non-formal and informal learning
to support and stimulate the development of high quality assessment at
national and European levels is an important point of the strategies for
lifelong learning and greater flexibility in acquiring knowledge.
of VET teachers, lectors and trainers in the field of vocational training
needs and forms of training on the basis of conducting a thorough permanent
analysis of the links between the labour market development and the training
of the social partnership towards improvement of practical training conditions,
improvement of curricula and syllabus and methods of training (modular
approach, distance learning, practice in real working environment), co-operation
and joint work among the employers for financing and conducting the training
of employees, etc.
of a Lifelong Guidance System.
use of competence-based assessment against broadly recognized occupational
standards has become a cornerstone of HRD in Bulgaria.