University of agribusiness and rural development, Regional development of Central and Eastern European countries

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The role of vocational education and training on the labor market
Ognyana Stoichkova

Last modified: 2015-10-12


In the system of human values vocational education and skills have become the most important prerequisite for the economic growth and prosperity. Globally and depending on the rise of emerging markets in recent decades technological progress and increased competition create increasingly high demand for workers with secondary or higher level of qualification. Thе education is among the five key objectives of the Europe 2020 strategy. Against this background, more and more importance is attached to the effectiveness of vocational education systems. Vocational education must meet both the requirements of economic efficiency and the individual preferences of individuals.


vocational education and instruction, level of vocational qualification, Strategy Europe 2020, vocational institutions

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