Dr. Radostina Yuleva-Chuchulayna
South-West University “Neofit Rilski”
Absract. In a context of change and uncertainty for universities, it is important to identify, invest and support their vision for innovation in teaching, learning and assessment – in such a way as to adapt to the unknown. Innovation is part of the culture and is integrated into the strategy, operational plans and vision. The analysis of the genesis of innovative approaches to the development of universities shows that it is an example of increasing the sustainability of the educational system in the evolutionary period of development. The main purpose of this article is to clarify the types of innovations and innovation strategies of universities in Bulgaria. The main result of this article is the creation of a model for the formation of innovation strategies of the university. The main research methods used in the development are the method of analysis and synthesis, questionnaire research, intuitive and systematic approach.
Keywords: innovation; strategies; university; development; education