Good practices in furniture manufacturing training - Добри практики на обучение в производството на мебели

Project information

Index: 1261R4
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Location BULGARIA YUGOZAPADNA I YUZHNA TSENTRALNA BULGARIA Teteven Yuzhen tsentralen Start/End date of the practice
Start: 2008

Topic of the practice

The lack of financial resource is the reason why the education in the field of furniture manufacturing has got insufficient quality, isn’t attractive, effective and perspective enough. Topic of practice is capacity building of teachers and policymakers. Key words: training, knowledge, skills, competences, exchange of experience, new technologies.

Good Practice Information

In order to answer the new demands of their pupils for European standards of the vocational education the teachers from Forestry and Woodworking Vocational High School “Sava Mladenov” need to increase their knowledge, skills and competences. Therefore the FWVHS “Sava Mladenov” Teteven implements different training projects for teachers and policymakers. The training objectives are: 1) to increase
knowledge, skills and competences of teachers and policymakers in the vocational schools; 2) exchange of experience and good practices with colleagues from other European countries; 3) an introduction to new technologies. 71 person had opportunity to exchange of experience and participate in training. Total budget: 20680 EUR. Key to success is EU funding and willingness of target group.

Evidence of success

The practice is good and easy to transfer as EU programme Leonardo da Vinci is available for all EU countries. During project 71 pupils had traineeship in Poland, France, Teteven. New furniture restoration techniques and technologies introduced. In 2014 15 pupils will have traineeship in France.

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Mariela Petrova

FWVHS “Sava Mladenov” Bulgaria City of Teteven, 4 “Parvi Mai” str.

Annex completed on: 06-25-2014

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