Kalin Kalev – University of Economics – Varna, Finance and Accounting Faculty, 77 Knyaz Boris Blvd., 9002, Varna, Bulgaria

Keywords:                Sustainability;
Soft skills

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023.275

Abstract: The paper outlines contradictions of “sustainability teaching ac­counting” in which word game (shown in inverted commas) represents the focal role of the teacher. The problems of the Bulgarian education system are already known – increasing complexity and interconnectedness as re­sults of the breakdown of the value system of society – but not unique. Mere­ly, institutional sustainability discourse is reductionist and mechanistic. And one of the problems of sustainable education is how to empower students with self-reinforcing practice. Attitudes of students of accounting teaching in IU-Varna are presented to justify current teaching in accounting cours­es. Some generalized proposals are introduced because as greater the stu­dents are exposed to sustainable thinking and innovative technologies, bet­ter critical thinking and self-reinforced behavior will be articulated.

9th International Scientific ERAZ Conference – ERAZ 2023 – Conference Proceedings: KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, hybrid – online, virtually and in person, Prague, Czech Republic, June 1, 2023

ERAZ Conference Proceedings published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – Belgrade, Serbia

ERAZ conference partners: Faculty of Logistics, University of Maribor, Maribor (Slovenia); University of National and World Economy – UNWE, Sofia (Bulgaria); Center for Political Research and Documentation (KEPET), Research Laboratory of the Department of Political Science of University of Crete (Greece); Institute of Public Finance – Zagreb (Croatia); Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Ohrid, University of St. Kliment Ohridski from Bitola (North Macedonia)

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Kalev, K. (2023). Contradictions of Sustainability Teaching Accounting in Higher Education in Bulgaria. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), ERAZ Conference – Knowlegde Based Sustainable Development: Vol 9. Conference Proceedings (pp. 275-280). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans. https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023.275


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