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Knyaz Simeon Tarnovski
High School of Economics - Stara Zagora

KNYAZ SIMEON TARNOVSKI HIGH SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, the oldest vocational school in the region of Stara Zagora, has developed its economic image since 1921.
Hundreds of specialists were educated in our classrooms – famous Bulgarian bank clerks, eminent financiers, talented managers and accountants.

At present, there are 653 students, aged 14 – 19, and 50 teachers in our 25 classrooms, labs and computer studies. There is a big gym, available for both students and teachers. Our modern library overflows with economic books, teaching materials, reference books, workbooks, novels, etc. and it has always been enriched by various organizations and foundations

The educational activities as well as the teaching ones are carried out in the very close collaboration with the local economic organizations, scientific and cultural institutions, either Bulgarian or European. With their help we modernize our school equipment, develop our teaching skills, and encourage our students’ desire for being more confident and more capable; to be able to show their best.

The High School of Economics enrolls its students after a successfully – passed Maths exam at the end of the 7th grade. We have excellent students with a high motivation to succeed in the future. The distinguishing symbols of the school – the uniforms and the monogram – were created ten years ago. The flag has existed since 1921



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Chronology

High School of Economics has experienced a lot of memorable changes since its foundation.

  • September, 1921 – Slavi Abanozov founded the first Mixed Lower School for Trade and Cooperative Work in the region of Stara Zagora.
  • 15 September, 1921 – the school opened its doors after issuing an order by Ministry of Trade and Industry.
  • 12 September, 1923 – the school was renamed Mixed Trade School.
  • 1937 – The school was named after Simeon, Knyaz Tarnovski and was changed into High School of Economics.
  • 1921 – 1939 – the school did not possess its own building and the students had attended some private houses in the town. 1939 – The present building was endowed to the needs of the school by Slavi Abanozov.
  • 1944 – The High School of Economics became a state school and was renamed Economic School.
  • 13 August, 1951 – The school was called Business Secondary School with the following departments: State and Cooperative Trade, Industry and Construction for a Capital Asset Fund, Banking and Insurance, Industrial Accountancy.
  • May, 1953 – The school was called Economic Secondary School.
  • May, 1972 – Economic Secondary School celebrated its 50th Anniversary.
  • 15 September, 1995 – a modern gym was opened
  • 10 October, 1996 – Minister of Education, prof. Ilcho Dimitrov, issued an order for restoring the school’s previous status – Economic Secondary School became High School of Economics.
  • 1996 – Our first modern computer study opened its doors equipped by Japan.
  • 10 March, 1999 – two more computer studies were opened as well as the office of the Educational Training Companies
  • 16 June, 2000 – The Municipality of Stara Zagora and The Ministry of Education restored school’s patron’s name Knyaz Simeon Tarnovski. A solemn ceremony was celebrated.
  • 27 April, 2001 – High School of Economics celebrated its 80th Anniversary.

Holidays and traditions

  • 16 June – Patron’s Festival – presentations, economic competitions, school exhibitions, Miss/ Mr. High School of Economics
  • 6 December – Day of the Banks – professional holiday – ceremonial meeting, competitions, economic quizzes, school concert

Awards

Educational achievement awards:

  • 23 May, 1972 – St. St. Cyril and Methodius Order I class
  • 24 May, 2001 – State medal Anastasia Tosheva

Rites

  • 15-th September. Every new school year starts with ceremonial raising of the national flag of the Republic of Bulgaria.
  • “Let your thought be as clear as water is. Let the rich Bulgarian speech flows as water flows. Let you pass from class to class as the water impetuously jumps from stone to stone! ” Welcome to our school eight graders!
  • Weaving wreaths and garlands of flowers and decorating the portraits of the first Slavic scholars Cyril and Methodius with them on the eve of 24-th of May, is a tradition at the High School of Economics.
  • Every year the days of May are full of colour, fun and excitement in connection to the farewell meeting and yearly ball of the last year students of the High School of Economics.
  • „For escorting the flag of the High School of Economics“ The farewell ceremony of the last year students includes handing on the school flag to the most merited followers.
  • Parting with our beloved school! Presenting the diploma papers to the students with best wishes for successful realization in life.
  • 30-th June – the end of the school year! We celebrate with songs, dances and deserved recognition for the most distinguished students.

School uniform

Our school uniform:
1. Official uniform: blazer, white shirt, tie, school emblem, black trousers or skirt.
2. Everyday uniform

  • For September, April, May, June: white T-shirt or shirt with school emblem, black trousers, black or blue jeans, black skirt.
  • For October, November, December, January, February and March: white shirt or blouse with red tie and/or emblem of the school, black jumper with emblem, badge card, black trousers, black or blue jeans or black skirt.

Headmaster

Snezhana Taneva,
Economist,
+359-042-62-27-15
tgsz@abv.bg
p. o. b. 6000; Stara Zagora; Patriarch Euthymius #114

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Assistant Principal of Administrative Business

Neli Kalneva
Civil Engineer
+359-042-63-97-56

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Assistant Principal of Student Affairs

Desislava Yarakova-Angelova
Economist
+359-042-210-064

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High School of Economics "Knyaz Simeon Tarnovski"
e-mail: tgsz@abv.bg
address: 6000; Stara Zagora; Patriarh Evtimiy Blvd №114


Economics and Management

Possibilities:

The learners can organize and register the company activities in the present day company using the achievements of the information technologies. They also participate in the School-training Firm.

The specific aims of the training are expressed in requirements for:
• Knowledge and ability for work in companies in private and public sector in its different structural subdivisions;
• Presenting, completion and accounting of the necessary documentation concerning the company activity;
• Collecting information about the market, analyzing the financial condition of the company;
• Effective use of computer technology and program products;
• Preparation for decision making and participation in controlling the activities of the company.

Indices:
• Daily form of education;
• Period for education – 5 years;
• Education – secondary;
• Possibility to get THIRD qualification level – profession Economist Manager after graduating XII-th grade;

Employment opportunities:
• Economists;
• Financiers;
• Accountants;
• Managers human resources;
• Business analysts in a company;
• Experience and knowledge of starting and managing your own business;
• Economist, organisation and management;
• Economist, labour organiza


Accounting

Possibilities:

The learners acquire basic knowledge in the area of economics, management and accounting. They will also have the skills to work in the accounting department of a company.

The specific aims of the training are expressed in requirements to:
• Keep current records and periodically finalize company activities in accordance to the Accounting Law, Trade Law, International and National Accounting Standards (GAAP);
• Register company activities by hand and automatically (with a computer) by using accountancy program product;
• Present, complete and keep accounting records of all documents concerning the company activities;
• Analyze the financial condition of the company;
• Use efficiently computer technology and program products in the area of accounting;

Indices:
• Daily form of education;
• Period for education – 5 years;
• Education – secondary;
• Possibility to get THIRD qualification level – profession Accountant after graduating XII-th grade;
• Foreign languages – German and English/ English and German;

Employment opportunities:
• Operational Accountant;
• Junior Accountant;
• Senior Accountant:
• Government inspector;
• Auditor.


Business Administration

Possibilities:

Learners acquire knowledge and skills to work as office managers. They can organize business and company activities by using modern means of communication.

The specific aims of the training are expressed in requirements for:
• Knowledge and skills for work in companies from private and public sector in its different structural subdivisions;
• Presenting and completion of the documentation concerning the company activity;
• Efficient use of office equipment and program products.

Indices:
• Daily form of education;
• Period for education – 5 years;
• Education – secondary;
• Possibility to get THIRD qualification level – profession Office manager after graduating XII-th grade;
• Foreign languages – German and English/ English and German;

Employment opportunities:
• Administrative secretary;
• Assistant correspondence officer;
• Secretary;
• Secretary/ typist;
• Secretary /stenographer;
• Secretary/typist and stenographer;
• Technical secretary;
• Government administration specialist;


Banking

Possibilities:
Learners receive special training in the area of finance, money and bank management which gives them employment opportunities in banking.

The specific aims of the training are expressed in requirements for:
• Acquisition of business skills and social competencies;
• Decision taking at a small company level;
• Application of modern computer office systems in economics;
• Efficient use of program products in accounting;
• Using foreign languages in the future business contacts;

Indices:
• Daily form of education;
• Period for education – 5 years;
• Education – secondary;
• Possibility to get THIRD qualification level – profession Financier after graduating
• XII-th grade;
• Two foreign languages.

Employment opportunities:
• Head cashier;
• Banking economist;


Insurance

Possibilities:
Learners acquire knowledge and skills in the area of finance, social and insurance management which offer work opportunities in the sphere of insurance and social work.
The specific aims of the training are expressed in requirements for:
• Asquiring business skills and social competencies;
• Taking management decisions in a small company;
• Efficient use of office equipment and program products in the field of economics;
• Use of foreign languages in the future business contacts;

Indices:
• Daily form of education;
• Period for education – 5 years;
• Education – secondary;
• Possibility to get THIRD qualification level – profession Financier after graduating XII-th grade;
• Foreign languages – German and English/ English and German;

Employment opportunities:
• Insurance agent;
• Insurance broker;
• Senior insurance specialist;
• Regional insurance representative


Customs and Tax Administration

Possibilities:
Learners acquire knowledge and skills in the area of public and corporal finance, foreign trade, customs and tax administration which offer work opportunities in customs agencies and tax administration.
The specific aims of the training are expressed in requirements for:
• Asquiring business skills and social competencies;
• Efficient use of office equipment and program products;
• Use of business foreign language, international trade law and international payments in the customs activities;
• Accounting customs business operations by using computer program products.

Indices:
• Daily form of education;
• Period for education – 5 years;
• Education – secondary;
• Possibility to get THIRD qualification level – profession Customs and tax agent after graduating XII-th grade;
• Foreign languages – German and English/ English and German;

Employment opportunities:
• Inspector customs documents;
• Customs inspector;
• Customs officer;
• Auditor;
• Tax inspector.


Economic Informatics

Possibilities:

The learners will acquire skills and knowledge to work with a computer and apply their knowledge in complete information support in order to meet the needs of the company management.

The specific aims of the training are expressed in requirements for:

• Performing operative work with computer systems and applied programs for word processing, tabular calculations, database, accounting operations etc
• Knowledge of the new information technologies for communication and using the Internet resources for enhancing the quality of the services;
• Design and implementation of applicable computer programmes in the field of economics;
• Effective use of the modern personal computers and software products;

Indices:

• Daily form of education;
• Period for education – 5 years;
• Education – secondary;
• Possibility to get THIRD qualification level – profession Economist-IT specialist after graduating XII-th grade;
• Foreign languages – German and English/English and German

Employment opportunities:

• Data input operator
• Bank clerk data input


E-Commerce

Opportunities:

The student will acquire skills, habits and knowledge to work with computer software and application of the technologies used in the Internet and e-commerce.

Specific learning objectives:

• Create Internet applications with specialized software products and solve non-standard tasks;
• Knowledge of new information technologies for communications and using the resources of the Internet to improve the quality of the services;
• Publishing, maintenance and organization of access and security of Internet applications.

Indicators:

• Daily form of education;
• Duration of training – 5 years;
• Education – High school education;
• Ability to acquire third degree – profession „Organizer Internet applications“ after completion of XII class;
• Learning two foreign languages.

Realization:

• Web designer;


Realization

Econimics

Every year 98% of our students continue their studies in the three major economic universities in Bulgaria:

• Academy of Economics – Svishtov
• University of Economics – Varna
• University of National and World Economy – Sofia
 

Many of them are also students in Germany, England and Denmark.

Business administration

Mr. Tihomir Dimitrov – ex-deputy mayor of Stara Zagora municipality is a former student of High School of Economics.

Banking and Insurance

99% of all bankers in Stara Zagora have graduated the High School of Economics, including the following bank managers:

• UniCredit Bulbank – Mrs. Nikolina Nikolova
• United Bulgarian Bank – Mr. Peter Kirchev
• Tokuda – Mr. Ivan Tenev
• First East International bank – Mrs. Mila Apostolova
• Municipal bank – Mr. Stefan Dimitrov
• Raifeissen bank – Mr. Peter Petrov


Curriculum

School’s academic programme/syllabus contains:
• List of the academic content and lessons;
• Possible separation to theoretical and practical lessons;
• New lessons and exercises;
• Learning objectives;
• Literature;
• Authors.

The curriculum is profiled to a certain professional field, profession and speciality and contains:
• Cultural and educational fields;
• Professional modules;
• School subjects.

You can search information about Professional education in:
• The official site of the Ministry of Educaion and Science (MON)
• Professional education
• Academic programmes and plans
• Professsional fields
• 341 Wholesale and Retail
• 343 Finance. Banking and Insurance
• 344 Accounting and taxation
• 346 Secretarial and office work
• 482 Use of computers

You can search information about General education in:
• The official site of the Ministry of Educaion and Science (MON)
• General Education
• Syllabus for VIII – XII class


Educational-Training Centre (ETC)

Educational Training Firms (ETF) are part of and work in an Educational Training Centre. This centre is fully equipped and suitably furnished office, organized in different sections. In this office the companies perform economic and commercial activities, simulating the activities of a real economic environment and practice.
All school educational training firms work in the ETC in accordance to the school timetable.

A central office of the ETF plays the role of the state with all its institutions and services. All the necessary main and key competences needed for the functioning of a real enterprise are developed and trained in the process of „studying“ in the ETF.
The methodology of the ETF is a didactic model which gives opportunity to the student to acquire the necessary professional, communicative and social competences under the conditions of a real marketing system. The aim of the ETC is that students should gain key qualifications for a successful realization in the professional world.

Seminars for training teachers from southern Bulgaria as tutors of ETF are also organized in the Educational Training Centre.


Educational-Training Firm (ETF)

With the assistance of Austria on the framework programme ECO NET, a modern Educational Training Center in economics has been developed at High School of Economics. This center includes several Educational Training Firms (ETF) in which real business environment is being simulated. The educational firms present themselves at national and international fairs.

The tuition in Educational training firm is a method with the help of which students receive professional qualification within the framework of a practically orientated educational process. They observe and trace commercial processes and their interconnections, as well as the entire management of an enterprise.

At the same time students acquire social experience and improve their team work skills. The educational training firm is simulated, virtual, fictitious copy of a real firm, in which the participants can perform and practice all the activities of the real life companies, except work with real money, production or services.

The Educational Training Center at High School „Knyaz Simeon Tarnovski“ includes the following Educational Training Firms:
Globus Ltd. Activity: Tourist agency; Tutor – Mrs. Galina Dimitrova
Electra Ltd. Activity: Trading with office equipment and computers; Tutor – Mrs. Donka Bineva
Educational Accounting House „Finance consult 14“. Activity: Accounting and tax consultancy; Tutor – Mrs. Veneta Yorgova
Moka Ltd. Activity: Coffee and confectionery sale; Tutor – Mrs. Ivanka Stoyanova
Kalea Ltd. Activity: Tourist agency; Tutor – Mrs.Ivanka Stoyanova
Siera Ltd. Activity: Transportation and customs documents processing; Tutor – Mrs. Penka Koeva
Golden Border Ltd. Activity: Customs Agency; Tutor – Mrs. Tanya Raleva
Universal Creative Bank Ltd. Activity: Credit granting, depositing, payment services ; Tutor – Mrs. Tatyana Mitkova
Elmotech Ltd. Activity: Wholesale and retail trade with computers, peripheral devices and program products. Tutor – Mrs. Zhaneta Tsvetanova