17.10.2018 Study visit of representatives of partner ENIC-NARIC centers of Sweden, Denmark and Finland in Sofia
On October 8th and 9th 2018 NACID hosted a study visit for exchange of experience and methodology, involving four experts from the ENIC-NARIC partner centers of Sweden, Denmark and Finland.
During the two-days study visit the guest colleagues held several useful meetings for exchange of experience with NACID’s experts as well as with representatives of the Higher Education Directorate and the Qualification and Career Development Directorate of the Ministry of Education and Science, the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency and management representatives of the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Technical University - Sofia and the College of Management, Trade and Marketing - Sofia.
A wide range of issues of mutual interest were discussed during the above mentioned meetings. The guests from the three ENIC-NARIC centres received detailed information about the structure and system of higher education and the academic recognition in Bulgaria, the current educational policies, the accreditation and post-accreditation procedures, the competent academic recognition authorities and their procedures, the state requirements for acquiring professional qualification “Teacher” in Bulgaria, as well as details about the organization of the educational process in the three Bulgarian HEI’s visited.
During the two days of the study visit were discussed and exchanged valuable information and experience on assessment methods and challenges to academic recognition procedures in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Bulgaria and a number of other issues related to national education systems and academic recognition.