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The Faculty of Primary and Pre-school Education was founded in 1983. The first students in the academic year 1984/1985 enrolled in the degree programmes of Pre- School Education, Primary School Education and Special Education on a full-time and part-time basis.

The Faculty has constantly updated its curricula and programmes to keep abreast of new developments in pedagogical scholarship and social demands. New degree programmes have been developed, such as: Social Pedagogy (1991); Education of Children with Neuro-somatic Diseases, Education of the Visually Impaired, Education of Children with Intellectual Disability, Rehabilitation of Hearing and Speech; Speech (Language Pathology) Therapy (all in 1992); Art Education and Music Education (1994).

Since 1997/1998 academic year there have been launched 8 degree programmes at the Faculty, all of which are in conformity with the State Register of Republic of Bulgaria for University Education and Qualification Degrees.