Bulgaria

  • Bulgaria continues to implement its Life Long Learning Strategy and delivering trainings at local adult education centers, while they remain at the end of the European spectrum in terms of participation in adult learning. Digital skills and the inclusion of minority groups are two of the challenges that Bulgaria faces.

Bulgaria country reports


Bulgaria 2020

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2019

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  • Bulgaria introduction

    Throughout the recent months, Bulgaria has increased its participation in international projects on adult education, much of which has been funded by the Erasmus+ programme.  However, the national strategies on the quality of education need f...

  • Recent developments in Bulgaria

    In the past year, a few initiatives in Bulgaria were organised, aiming to create strategies for the validation of skills obtained through non-formal education. In addition, the EAEA’s members in the country continue to work on strengthening the profe...
  • Links to EU and international policy in Bulgaria

    Implementation of goal 4 of the SDGs, although not being explicitly present in national regulations, is on the agenda of numerous different stakeholders affiliated with education in Bulgaria. Particularly, EAEA members in the country are working o...

  • Challenges and recommendations in Bulgaria

    One of the main challenges of adult education in Bulgaria is to consolidate a national strategy on achievement of SDG 4. There is currently no clear and widely supported understanding of the strategy that can be implemented. In addition, there is...


Participation in adult education

% of persons aged 25-64
2% participation rate last 4 weeks (European Labour Force Survey 2019)
24.6% participation rate last 12 months (European Adult Education Survey 2016)