Association HVC/ Skupnost VSŠ
The Association of Slovene Higher Vocational Colleges is a national professional organization representing 49 of our members, Higher Vocational Colleges, both public and private providers, all offering European Qualifications Framework (EQF) level 5 qualifications.
Our members deliver higher vocational education programs. They also contribute to applied research, professional studies, and the overall development of local communities and regions.
We take pride that 40% of our curricula are designed as in-company work-based learning, allowing students to gain practical experience in working environments. To ensure the highest standards of education, our teaching staff must possess up-to-date professional experiences and knowledge from their respective fields, in addition to strong pedagogical and andragogical competencies.
Our approach ensures that students receive cutting-edge theoretical training within our institution's facilities, followed by supervised and guided in-company placements with certified and qualified mentors.
At HVC, we uphold the following core values:
QUALITY – We are committed to delivering excellence in education and all our endeavors.
INNOVATION and ENTREPRENEURSHIP – We encourage creativity, forward-thinking, and an entrepreneurial mindset among our students and staff.
RESPONSIBILITY – We take responsibility for our actions and their impact on society and the environment.
RESPECT – We foster an inclusive and respectful environment that values diversity and promotes mutual respect among all members of our community.
With these values as our foundation, we strive to create a dynamic and impactful learning environment for our students, preparing them for successful careers and contributing to the progress of society as a whole.