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Year 2017, Volume 3, Issue 9, 438 - 449, 27.12.2017
https://doi.org/10.18768/ijaedu.370213

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PROSPECTS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN BULGARIA

Year 2017, Volume 3, Issue 9, 438 - 449, 27.12.2017
https://doi.org/10.18768/ijaedu.370213

Abstract

The system of higher education in Europe nowadays is faced with a number of challenges regarding standards of accreditation and quality assessment, relations to other organizations and labor market, expectations and demand of learners, university management, etc. The many-year reforms conducted in Bulgaria have led to some characteristics in higher education system and the institutions felled in the trap of changes, thus being in a situation which imposes the need of urgent and adequate actions in term of a purposeful national policy and an effective strategic management at university level. Current paper makes discussions on the most topical problems of Bulgarian universities regarding provision of quality education and competitiveness on international markets. The results presented on the basis of the analyses of the main legislative and strategic documents on national levels are complemented by the data provided by the Bulgarian University Ranking System and the information provided by the National accreditation and evaluation agency. Prospects for future development of the system of higher education in Bulgaria are outlined in the context of the accreditation procedures, quality assurance and ranking systems, academic staff development and links to scientific research, economy and society. The conclusions and recommendations made could be useful as an experience analyzed and a practice presented, as well as a basis for further discussions and research.

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  • Arabska, E. (2012). Quality assurance of education in higher educational institutions in Bulgaria. Collection of Scientific Papers from the Jubilee Scientific Conference on the 10th Anniversary of the Establishment of Vasil Levskи National military university, Vol. 9, 10-21. Arabska, E. (2017). Standards and guidelines in higher education quality assurance. Proceedings of the Annual University Scientific Conference of Vasil Levski National Military University - Veliko Tarnovo, 1-2 June 2017, Bulgaria. Bulgarian University Ranking System. Ministry of Education and Science: http://rsvu.mon.bg/. Higher education act of the Republic of Bulgaria. National evaluation and accreditation agency: https://www.neaa.government.bg/. National strategy for lifelong learning for the period 2014 – 2020, January, 2014, Ministry of education and science. Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG) – ESG 2015. Strategy for development of higher education in the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2014 - 2020 period, September 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria. Terziev, V., & Arabska, E. (2015a). Contemporary challenges of building competences through life-long learning in mountain regions. International Scientific Conference Proceedings Sustainable mountain regions: make them work, May 2015, 110-116. Terziev, V., & Arabska, E. (2015b). Criteria systems providing accountability and transparency of activities in higher schools in Bulgaria – achievement of objectivity in evaluation and accreditation and increase in quality of higher education. Scientific Works of the University of Ruse - 2015, Volume 54, Series 9, Quality Assurance in Higher Education, 24-33. Terziev, V., & Arabska, E. (2015c). Curricula improvement in higher schools in accordance to labor market requirements.Scientific Works of the University of Ruse - 2015, Volume 54, Series 9, Quality Assurance in Higher Education, 54-58.

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Subjects Social
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Venelin TERZİEV (Primary Author)
Bulgaria


Nikolay NİCHEV
Bulgaria


Plamen BOGDANOV This is me
Bulgaria

Publication Date December 27, 2017
Application Date August 31, 2017
Acceptance Date October 30, 2017
Published in Issue Year 2017, Volume 3, Issue 9

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EndNote %0 IJAEDU- International E-Journal of Advances in Education PROSPECTS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN BULGARIA %A Venelin Terziev , Nikolay Nichev , Plamen Bogdanov %T PROSPECTS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN BULGARIA %D 2017 %J IJAEDU- International E-Journal of Advances in Education %P 2411-1821-2411-1821 %V 3 %N 9 %R doi: 10.18768/ijaedu.370213 %U 10.18768/ijaedu.370213

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