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  National Coordinator:

Name: Dr. Violeta Mircheva
National Institute for Education at the Ministry of Education and Science
Address: 125 Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd., Bl. 5
1113 Sofia
Phone: (359) 71 72 24; 73 571/390
Fax: (359) 70 20 62
E-mail: /

Sofia, 1999
National Coordinator  Address: 1113 Sofia, 125 Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd., Bl. 5
tel: 71 72 24; 73 571/390; fax: 70 20 62; e-mail:


Part One: Descriptive Section

goaLs, legislative and other conditions for education for all

Historical Traditions in Education

1. Goals and Purposes for Education for All

2. Legislation, Strategies, Plans of Action

3. Reaching Decicions and Management of Education

4. Cooperation in Education for All

5. Funding of Education and Investment Policy

Part Two: Analytic Section

analysis of the state of education for all

Providing for Conditions of Basic Education for All Children

6. Accomplishment of Goals and Tasks

Pre-school Education

Indicator 1 Gross enrolment in early childhood development programs, including public, private and municipal programs

Indicator 2 Percentage of new entrants to primary grade 1 who have attended a pre-school educational institution Primary Education

Indicator 3 Gross intake rate: new entrants in primary grade 1 as a percentage of the population of official entry age 40

Indicator¹ 4 Net intake rate: new entrants to primary grade 1 who are of the official primary school- entrance age as a percentage of the corresponding population

Indicator¹ 5 Gross enrolment ratio

Indicator 6 Net enrolment ratio

Indicator¹ 7 and 8 Public expenditure on primary education

Indicator 9 Percentage of primary school teachers having the required academic qualifications

Indicator 10 Percentage of teachers certified to teach in primary schools

Indicator 11 Number of pupils who are taught by one teacher in primary school

Indicator 12 Percentage of repeating pupils by school years

Cohort Method of Analysis of Efficiency

Indicator 13 Survivial of a pupilcohort to grade 5

Indicator 14 Coefficient of efficiency

Indicator 15 Percentage of pupils having reached at least grade 4 of primary schooling who have mastered the nationally defined necessay basic competencies. Percentage of pupils having successfully completed grade 4

Indicator 16 Literacy level of 15-24 year olds

Indicator 17 Adult literacy rate

Indicator 18 Literacy gender parity index

7. Efficiency of the Strategy, the Plan and the Progress for Education for All

8. Major Problems

9. Public Knowledge, political Will, International Support

10. Overall Assessment of Progress

Part Three: Prospects

perspectives to education for all