Educational system in Bulgaria. By P.Todorov and V. Beykov. The Structure of Educational System in Bulgaria. Nursery School Kindergarten Pre-school Year Primary Education Basic Education Secondary Education Higher Education.
By P.Todorov and V. Beykov
In Bulgaria children at the age of 2 to 3 go to nurseries. There nurses take care of them until they reach the required age for kindergarten.
There the children learn to read, write and count. They can also study the basic of a foreign language and prepared for the years in school.
When the children reach the age of 3 they can go to a kindergarten.
When the children reach the age of 6 they must go to pre-school where they have classes which prepare the future pupils for their first year at school.
Education in Bulgaria is compulsoryup to the age of 16.
First grade students start school at the age of 7 and they learn until they pass their basic education. At this time they candecide if they are going to learn 1 or 2 foreign langages.
At the age of 14 the students sit an exam, and after they pass it they can choose among the high schools in their town.
The system of higher education in Bulgaria covers the following degrees:
First degree - at least a 4-year programme ending with a Bachelor’s degree
Second degree - at least a 5-year programme or one year after the Bachelor’s degree ending with a Master’s degree
Third degree - at least a 3-year programme after covering the Master’s degree ending with a Doctor’s degree.
Students finish their Secondary Education at the age of 19. They have to pass matriculation exams before going to university.
Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski is the first institution of higher education in Bulgaria and it is among the most interesting buildings of the architectural heritage of Sofia.
The University is the first institution of higher education in Bulgaria.
Bulgarians honor the 24th of May as the Day of the Slavic Alphabet and Culture. All over the country schools are decorated with flowers and portraits of the brothers St.Cyril and St.Methodius. They are credited with devising the Glagolitic alphabet, the first alphabet used to transcribe the Old Church Slavonic language.The alphabet has official status with many organizations. With the accession of Bulgaria to the European Union on January 1, 2007 , Cyrillic became the third official alphabet of the EU. Up to 2007 there are more than 12 million people around the world who speak Bulgarian fluently.
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