BRITISH COUNCIL BULGARIA is part of the international network of over 250 offices in 110 countries worldwide. We work to increase appreciation of the UK’s values, creative ideas and achievements and to build mutually beneficial relationships between people in the UK and Bulgaria. - www.britishcouncil.org/bulgaria.htm
BULGARIAN MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, YOUTH AND SCIENCE – www.minedu.government.bg/
AMERICAN UNIVERSITY IN BULGARIA is accredited both in the U.S. and in Bulgaria. Close student-faculty interaction, classes in English, international faculty, a diverse student body, and residential experience in U.S.-style dormitories at the Blagoevgrad campus characterize the AUBG atmosphere. - www.aubg.bg
AMERICAN CORNER-VELIKO TURNOVO – http://www.uni-vt.bg/1/?zid=104&lid=1
DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION AND IN-SERVICE TRAINING OF TEACHERS AT SOFIA UNIVERSITY “ST KLIMENT OHRIDSKI” is a flexible training body offering up-to-date in-service training on various topics and of various format and duration. It supports Bulgarian teachers, school heads and education specialists. – www.diuu.bg
NEW BULGARIAN UNIVERSITY is one of the leading universities in Bulgaria, offering academic programmes leading to the attainment of various bachelor’s, master’s and doctor’s degrees in the field of humanities.
In the area of foreign language teaching and learning, the following part-time and full-time programmes are offered at present, all of which lead to the acquisition of recognised teaching qualifications and professional status:
- BA Programme “British and American Studies” [full time]
- BA Programme “Foreign Language Teaching (English, German, Russian)” [part-time] – new!
Secondary school leavers apply for the programme following the general admission procedure. Applicants, holding a professional bachelor’s degree, a regular bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in a different subject, are considered on the basis of their academic certificates/diplomas only and, upon admission, follow an individual plan of study.
- MA Programme “Lingvodidactics” [full time]
- PhD Programme “FLT Methodology”
For further information: www.nbu.bg or tel. /fax: (+359 2) 8110-371
PLOVDIV UNIVERSITY “PAISII HILENDARSKI” - www.uni-plovdiv.bg
SOUTH-WEST UNIVERSITY “NEOFIT RILSKI”- www.swu.bg
VELIKO TURNOVO UNIVERSITY “ST CYRIL AND ST METHODIUS” – www.uni-vt.bg
EDUCATIONAL CENTRE is the exclusive representative of eight leading publishers: Richmond Publishing, McGraw-Hill ELT, Marshall Cavendish Education, Garnet Education, Brookemead ELT, Helbling Languages, Delta Publishing, and Scholastic. The Centre also promotes and organizes a number of Trinity College London examinations.
The wide-ranging work of Educational Centre is, already well-known in the Balkans, having previously operated for the past 17 years under the name, The Oxford Centre. - www.oxford.omega.bg
EXPRESS PUBLISHING is respected worldwide for producing a wide variety of innovative teaching materials to meet the needs of students and teachers alike. Express Publishing has published special editions of the most popular course books for Bulgaria, Arabic Countries, Poland, Russia, etc. - www.expresspublishing.co.uk
KOREKTA ADVERTISING AND PUBLISHING HOUSE - www.korekta.com
MACMILLAN EDUCATION is a department of Macmillan Publishers, devoted to English language teaching. Macmillan Education has a long history in Bulgaria and is represented by our local partners – English Book Centre и Union Press. - www.macmillanenglish.com
www.onestopenglish.com is a Macmillan resource site with over 7,000 resources, including lesson plans, worksheets, audio, video and flashcards for English language teachers.
OKSINIA EDUCATIONAL CENTRE - www.oksinia-bg.com
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS is a department of the University of Oxford, one of the greatest centers of learning and scholarship in the world. For over 500 years Oxford University Press has furthered the University’s aims of disseminating education, scholarship and research worldwide. For more information about Oxford ELT materials and about best-selling titles such as Headway, English File, Happy and Result, see the contact details below:
Oxford University Press
Tel/fax: 0878 271441
N 21 Gladston st.
Tel: 02 987 91 81
PEARSON LONGMAN BULGARIA
Longman English Language Teaching is a leading educational publisher of quality resources for all ages and skills across the curriculum, providing solutions for teachers and students. Together with publishing houses like Financial Times, Prentice Hall, Dorling Kindersley, Addison-Wesley and others, it is part of Pearson Education – the world largest publishing group.
Since 1992 the Bulgarian representative – S.A.N.-PRO Ltd – has had the pleasure to present to your attention the most contemporary titles for successful learning and fulfilling teaching. Now we are able to offer you the full range of Pearson Language Tests – Pearson Tests of English General and Pearson Tests of English Young Learners. - www.longman-bulgaria.com, www.bgexamboard.com
PROSVETA PUBLISHING HOUSE – Prosveta provides Bulgarian education with textbooks and teaching aids for all schooling levels, in all cultural and educative spheres, training sets that ensure full teacher and student compliance with state education requirements. - www.prosveta.net
CITY & GUILDS is the biggest provider of vocational qualifications in Great Britain and a leading international awarding body. It operates under Royal Charter. - www.cityandguilds.hu
INFOLINK is exclusive representative of Inforteach Ltd. It represents a large number of the most prestigeous educational institutions in UK and other countries offering qualification and language courses for English language teachers. Teachers can apply for funding from the LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMME LLP 2007-2013 - http://infolink.bg/
SOL – Sharing One Language is dedicated to supporting teachers of English in their professional work, providing the best value low cost English language courses in the UK, as well as language and methodology courses for teachers - www.sol.org.uk
AEDE is an association for all teachers wishing to work together for the creation of a European Union. - www.aede.eu
FACTWorld is a forum set up to support the teaching of subjects through the medium of a foreign language. The site contains links to country reports, links to useful sites and contact details of key people in participating countries. - www.factworld.info
BETA has signed partnership agreements with the following teachers’ associations:
ATECR – Association of Teachers of English of the Czech Republic – www.atecr.cz
ELTA – English Language Teachers’ Association of Serbia - www.elta.org.rs
ELTAM – English Language Teachers Association of Macedonia – www.eltam.org.mk
IATEFL-Hungary – International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language-Hungary – www.iatefl.hu
TESOL Macedonia-Thrace, Northern Greece – Teachers of English as a Second or Other Language (TESOL) Macedonia Thrace, Northern Greece – www.tesolmacthrace.org