Skills@Work Challenge


From 11 till 13 March 2009 VITOSHA Park Hotel is the arena of the regional competition "Skills@Work" Challenge – The challenges in front of the new entrepreneur. It is the first time that such an event takes place in Bulgaria so we took care that it was perfectly organized and ran successfully. "Skills@Work" Challenge is a co-project of the British Council and Junior Achievement Bulgaria, supported by minister Daniel Valchev and the Ministry of Education and Science. The project is aimed at developing the necessary skills for the successful presentation of the young people on the labor market after graduation. The participants, united in multinational teams, are 60 young entrepreneurs from professional schools at the age between 15 and 18 years old, coming from 8 countries from East Europe, Israel and UK. The event has its special guests in the person of the British Council in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian minister of education and science, representatives of the European Council in Brussels and the head editor of the Business Week Europe magazine.