The event is organized in the partnership of the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science, Rector’s Council and BAIT (Bulgarian Association of Information Technologies), which is the biggest, most representative and influential branch organization in the sphere of information and communication technologies in Bulgaria.
The event is very wide forum of exchanging views and ideas about VISION FOR VAST IMPLEMENTATION OF ICT IN EDUCATION IN BULGARIA. The target audience was more than 500 persons of the whole country: teachers from secondary schools, university lecturers, experts from ministry of education, heads of business companies, representatives of education commission in the Parliament, rectors of Universities, and heads of foreign companies in the ICT sector and education. Among official guest were Minister of Education, Head of the European Commission Representation in Bulgaria, Member of the European Parliament and eSkills for Jobs Аmbassador, Chair of the Managing Board of BAIT, Founder and Managing Partner of Solytron SD, Senior Manager of Oracle Academy etc.
Discussed topics were:
- Reform in education according to the national and European Commission priorities
- Financing of secondary and higher education at national and European level
- Educational content according to the business requirements
- Preparing the young professionals for the labor market
- The growing demand for ICT professionals
- Collaboration between the business and universities
Tania Vasileva (TUS) and Stela Stefanova (TUES) were invited speakers concerning topics “Integration between universities and secondary education” and “Implementing University approaches in secondary professional education” http://events.idg.bg/bg/2015/education/speakers
The feedbacks of participants after discussion are given graphically below:
Tania Vasileva e-conference average score Stela Stefanova e-conference average score
Tania: average score 5.41, very useful 50%, relatively useful 45%, useful 5%
Stela: average score 5.37, very useful 47%, relatively useful 42%, useful 11%