On 1February 2012,theBulgarian governmentapprovedtheNationalQualificationsFramework (NQF). It has been developed following the Recommendation of the European Parliament and the Council for establishment of the European qualifications framework (EQF) for lifelong learning.
During the international education exhibition ‘School 2012’ (1-4 March), the National Centre for Education arranged the ‘Young Professional 2012’ skills competition for vocational education students in Latvia. The event was held at the Kipsala International Exhibition Centre in Riga, Latvia. This year 180 students from 50 vocational education establishments took part in 26 competitions.