SOU “Taki Dascalo”

SOU “TAKI DASKALO”  Bitola is one of the largest secondary schools in the region with over one hundred employees and about 750 students offering both general (high school) and vocational education.

School staff –  it numbers  about 100 teachers, 3 librarians,  4 psychologists, a pedagogue and more than 750 students, aged from 14-18, coming from different social, cultural, religious and intellectual  background, including children with difficulties in learning and behavior (disabilities).

It is a double shift school operating in two shifts (early morning to mid-day shift and mid-day to late afternoon shift). In addition, it is a multicultural school including students from Macedonian- greatest percentage, Roma, Turk, Albanian, Vlach and other nationalities, so we are all doing our best to build a sense of mutual respect and appreciation among students.

High school education

The general education offers three  general (high school) educational courses divided in two combinations A and  B each of which provide  a wide range of optional subjects for students to choose from for their futher preferable university education. They are:

  • Natural science and mathematics
  • Language artistic course
  • Social-humanitarian

Vocational education

Whereas, the vocational education provides programmes and curriculum for the following mainly four-year education vocations:

  • Geological mining and metalurgic vocation
  • Textile vocation 
  • Traffic vocation
  • Graphic vocation


Vision of our school is to promote the school in a regional education center offering students in both general and vocational education broaden knowledge and it is doing and will do its best to adapt and develop students’ individual abilities and needs regardless of their national, religious and social differences in order to be competitive in the labor market in our country and abroad.


Mission  of the four-year school’s development plan is  focused on the  ongoing   professional development of the school staff, modernization of the teaching- learning process,  development and implementation of the European dimensions in  education and  internationalization and creating conditions for long life learning.