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Description of secondary school system
At present, there are 2,676 secondary schools. In the
course of the past year, after the passing of the Law on Education, teaching
programmes have been changed to give a new content to education.
Structure of system
Main types of higher education institutions in country
Type of institution: UNIVERSITY
Type of institution: INSTITUTE
Type of institution: COLLEGE
Type of institution: CONSERVATOIRE
Main laws/decrees governing higher education
Name of law/decree:
Law on Education
Name of body: Ministry of Education
Name of body: Council of University Presidents
Languages of instruction
Higher vocational/technical studies
The system of vocational education, which has been functioning
for more than 50 years, and which has been developed in the past years,
has improved and acquired a strong financial and technical basis, and a
highly-qualified teaching staff. At present, there are 171 vocational schools
attended by over 55,000 students, and where qualified workers are trained.
Description: This stage lasts at least three-and-a-half to four years. During this period, the students may study the humanities and natural sciences as well as the basis of the chosen speciality.
Stage 2: Magister
Description: During the second stage, which lasts one to two years, students acquire in-depth knowledge in the field of humanities, fundamental knowledge in natural sciences and professional training.
Stage 3: Doctor
Description: The best graduates of the magister stage
are admitted to the doctoral stage. After successful completion of their
studies (2 to 3 years), they obtain the doctoral degree.
Primary school teachers are trained at 5 regional and 1 central in-service teacher training institutes.
Training of secondary school teachers
At present, 120548 teachers work in the system of general
education; 78% of these teachers have received higher education training.
Admissions to university level
Secondary school credential/certificate/diploma(s) required for entry
Name of sec. school credential:
SECONDARY SCHOOL LEAVING CERTIFICATE
National admission entrance examination requirements
Name of test/exam: ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
Bodies primarily addressing questions relating to the recognition of foreign credentials and studies in higher education
Name of body: Ministry of