TURKEY-BULGARIA CROSS-BORDER COOPERATION TO IMPROV.. (TURKEY-BULGARIA CROS..)
TURKEY-BULGARIA CROSS-BORDER COOPERATION TO IMPROVE THE INFRASTRUCTURE OF VOCATIONAL & TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Start date: Jul 26, 2011,
End date: Jul 26, 2012
The project strategy is to overcome the problems mentioned above by improving vocational education and training infrastructure with newest technologies and well-educated electric and machinery staff resulting with increased sustainable social and economic activity between Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and improvement of quantification parameters of SMEs. The other strategic goals to raise competitiveness are: to renew electric and machinery laboratories,training of trainers to educate students and adults including unemployed young people and technical staff in the industry to meet the demands and expectations of the market,to prepare new modular vocational training modules with respect to European Credit System and European Qualification Framework (EQF) for both secondary level and adult education, so that the system will correspond to the dynamically changing economy and labour marketto organize project meetings to increase the economic activity cross-continental. Achievements: The project promoted new technologies and improved the local vocational education and its infrastructure in order to reply to the needs of labour market in the cross-border area. New laboratories were equipped in the respective vocational high schools in Luleburgaz and Haskovo with innovative technologies, IT equipment, machines and technical books, necessary to increase the electric and machinery competences of the local students with the aim of increasing the economic cooperation with other European, Middle-East and Asian countries, thus contributing to the social and economic prosperity of the cross-border region. The project has been successfully accomplished in October 2012.
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