Contacts

Open Education Centre

1164 Sofia, 10-12 "prof. Haralambi Tachev" str. 10-12

Tel./fax 359 2 4703247

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History

 

  • We started in 1992 by publishing Open Education Journal.
  • For several years, supported by “Open Society” Institute – New York, and “Open Society” Foundation – Sofia, we developed Bulgarian versions of programs like “Health Education”, “Debates”, “Step by Step”, “Peer Counseling” and gave them nation-wide basis;
  • We are working in close co-operation with UNESCO Chair on Human Rights and Culture of Peace - Bourgas Free University;
  • We have set up a Network of Youth Educational Centers, which has so far trained over 15000 teachers from all over the country in the field of Civic Education;
  • We have established the first Center for Training and Development of NGO’s, which has helped in the setting up and training of over 300 structures of the Civic society all over the country;
  • We have issued over 50 publications in the field of Civic Education;
  • Together with the Council of Europe, UNESCO and UNDP we have developed National and Regional Programs in the field of Education for Democratic Citizenship, Human Rights Teaching, Intercultural Cooperation, Enterpreneurship Education, Education in Sustainable Development, etc.

Open Education Network

Open Education Center had facilitated the development of a Network of youth educational centers, which has become in a significant coalition for the educational changes in the country.

The centers are independent NGO's with growing influence in the local communities. Open Education Center and the network Open Education organize trainings in all center’s programs, in development of educational projects as well as training and consulting of NGOs.

For information and requests for trainings, contact directly the office in Sofia or the youth educational centers.

 

Our Partners

 

  • Center for Citizenship - Russel Sage College, Saratoga, USA
  • Carrefoure Europeo- Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Agenda 21 – Bucharest , Romania
  • HIV Sports – London, United Kingdom
  • CIVITAS –Russia
  • UNESCO - Division of Human Rights, Democracy, Culture of Peace And Tolerance;
  • Center for Civic Education – Calabasas, California, USA
  • UNESCO - Human Rights and Culture of Peace Chair - Burgas Free University
  • UNESCO Network of Human Rights Chairs;
  • University of Fort Hare – East London, Republic of South Africa
  • CIVITAS International
  • Tolerance” Foundation – Warsaw, Poland
  • Center for Civic Education – Warsaw, Poland;
  • Council of Europe North-South Center - Lisbon;
  • UN Volunteers - Georgia;
  • CDR Associates - Colorado, USA;
  • Intercultura Center – Timisoara
  • Center for Civic Education – Almaty, Kazachstan

Youth Educational Centers

 Association “Education 21 century”

            150,Gladston”Str., 8000 BOURGAS

            +35956 88981065, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

            contact person: Antonia MESSERDJIEVA, 088981065

               

 Association “Future”

            4400 PAZARDJIK

            9 “Buzludja” Str.; Tel/fax 359 34 82946

            Contact person: Dimitar ASSENOV

 

Youth Education Centre

            5800 PLEVEN, +359 64 802 316,

            35, N. Rilsky

            This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,

            contact person: Mrs. Dochka IVANOVA

 

Regional Open Education Centre

            1 Tsar Samuil St., floor 10, room 1001, 8800 SLIVEN

            +359 44 84 318, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;

            contact person: Ms. Bonka ANDREEVA

 

Open World Youth Centre

            SARNITSA, Velingrad Region

            7 “Rancha” str., +359 3547 2426,

            contact person: Mr. Alexander SIDGIMOV

 

Open World Youth Educational Centre

            2 Tsar Kaloian, 6300 HASKOVO

            +359 38 62 204, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , contact person: Ms. Krassimira              

            DAMJANOVA

 

Youth Educational Centre

            9700 SHUMEN

            +359 54 57 885 , contact person: Ms. Bogdana VUCHKOVA

 

 Center for Educational Programs and Social Initiatives      

            31 Stefan Karadja St., floor 1, 8600 YAMBOL

            +359 46 36 547, moc@ atil.net, contact person: Mr. Zhivko TSIRKOV