Acknowledgement and Development of e-Learning in Bulgaria: Socio-Cultural Perspective Fe-ConE Project Workshop October 11, 2007 Lithuania Contemporary setting and challenges changes in social and economical conditions worldwide force new needs upon the BG education
Fe-ConE Project Workshop
October 11, 2007
e-learning pedagogical technology is based on VLTs and a wide use of ICT
The policy of education is defined by Bulgarian National Programme “Modernization of Education” (2004) and the National Employment Action Plan (2005).
“National Educational Portal”project started in2006-first crucial step towards the implementation of e-learning technologies in Bulgarian schools
free access to the learning content
21e-learning courses for are approved by the ME and published
e-learning content is enriched by the students’ works in national IT competitions and Olympiads
future- the teachers will have a possibility to develop and publish e-learning content of their own
01 2007 the II stage of the development of broadband Internet access for the school
EU funds and mainly the PHARE programme pre-accession funds- basic factor for modernization of the educ system and support the VET activities for adults.
National competition for e-courses in all areas of higher education. At present about 70% of the universities have e-learning environments with e-learning courses to support full-time tuition or for distance learning
In 2005/2006 a master program in e-learning has been started in University of Sofia. This program will provide highly qualified young experts, which will actively participate in development and application of e-learning content.