The summative meeting
of Vocational Teacher Professional Development Thematic Group was held at the
National Center for Teacher
Professional Development, attended by representatives of MoES Vocational
Development Department, National Center for Quality Assurance, Professional Unions, International
Organizations and Vocational Institutions.
Professional Development Thematic Group, acting with the support of the European Union, summed up the annual
Many projects have been
set up by the thematic group, the “Vocational
Education Teachers Training and Career Advancement “
as one the
most important. The document aims at introduction of Vocational Teacher initial
training and professional development regulations.
Regulatory document had been evaluated as flexible by the Vocational Board, although some remarks
have been made, later reflected in the final document draft version.
Currently the thematic
group is discussing teacher qualification requirements and their compatibility
with teacher pay.