Vasil Levski Comprehensive School. Troyan (Bulgaria)

“Vasil Levski” Comprehensive School is the biggest school in Troyan. The town is situated in central Bulgaria, 180 km away from the capital city - Sofia. The amount of students in the school is 874 in all educational degrees- elementary, primary and secondary. The students are divided into 37 classes. There are 75 teachers in the school.

The school is specializes in foreign language learning and information technologies. The students from language classes study English and Spanish. They have excellent linguistic skills which help them in communication while realizing international projects. The school is a member of the Cambridge Schools Association in Bulgaria, the Pearson Longman School Community in Bulgaria and the Microsoft Academy.

The students from IT- classes are well- skilled in the sphere of information technologies. Consequently, this is very helpful for them when making different products connected with the project (brochures, presentations). Our school has successfully accomplished the project for multilateral partnership „EEQ The European Energy Quest” (2011-2013) – Comenius and project Erasmus +, K 1 - 2014-1-BG01-KA101-000357 – (2014- 2015).

The teachers have great experience in managing projects, in organizing and accomplishing different activities connected with them. “Vasil Levski” Comprehensive School in the town of Troyan welcomes the education services and innovations in the European sphere. The participation of the school in European projects increases teachers’ professional and key competences, and this gives them higher motivation for professional development. The students improve their language skills and have the chance to get into the international educating sphere. They can make contacts with people from the same age from other countries. What’s more, they can explore the culture of these countries.

The participation of “Vasil Levski” Comprehensive School in the project will definitely help to improve the knowledge of students, teachers and parents about sustained mobility issues. Those who use sustained mobility will be encouraged. In addition, these more sustainable journeys reduce air pollution in the school area.