StatusThe thesis was presented on the 18 June, 2021
Approved by NCAA on the 4 October, 2021
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Caradja Alina, „Management of the agricultural vocational education performance and its impact on the sustainable development of the rural environment in the Republic of Moldova”, PhD in Economic Sciences thesis, Chișinău, 2020
Thesis structure: introduction, three chapters, conclusions and recommendations, bibliography of 176
appointments, 21 appendixes, 130 pages of the main text, 42 figures, 31 tables and 14 formulas. The results are
published in 12 scientific papers.
Key words: performance, performance management, agricultural vocational education, education for
sustainable development, sustainable development, rural environment, labor market, Republic of Moldova.
The main goal of this research: elucidating the impact of the performance of the management of
agricultural vocational education on the sustainable development of the rural environment.
Objectives of the tresis are:
1. Evaluation of the performance measurement system in the vocational education of the Republic of Moldova in
terms of the extent to which the adopted indicators correspond to the requirements of education for sustainable
2. Identifying and describing the cause-effect links between the performance of agricultural vocational education
and indicators of economic and social development of the rural environment based on the contribution of skills
obtained by specialists in the initial training process on indicators of sustainable development at the agricultural
3. Evaluation of the quantitative and qualitative outputs of vocational education with an agricultural profile, as well
as the relations of young people with the labor market - intermediate link in the transfer of the performance of
vocational education in the performance of the sector;
4. Quantifying the contribution of the performance of vocational education with agrarian profile in the sustainable
development of the rural environment by modeling the impact of the educational performance on the indicators
of sustainable development of agricultural enterprises;
5. Proposing an updated mechanism to evaluate the quality of educational performance in terms of performance
The novelty and scientific originality: Chronological and conceptual elucidation of education for
sustainable development as an indispensable factor of sustainable development; Critical evaluation of the normative
framework of the Republic of Moldova in terms of the extent to which the objectives of sustainable development are
targeted; Evaluation of performance indicators in vocational education in the Republic of Moldova in relation to the
objectives of education for sustainable development; Schematic representation of the cause-effect relationship
between the performance of vocational education with an agricultural profile and the sustainable development of the
rural environment; Mathematical modeling of the relationship between the performance of vocational education
with an agricultural profile (in terms of outputs) and indicators of sustainable development of agricultural
enterprises as basic economic cells of the rural environment; Proposing an updated mechanism to evaluate the
quality of vocational education with an agricultural profile.
The important scientific problem solved reside in the creation of a new mechanism for evaluating the
quality of agricultural professional management in terms of current performance indicators, for later use in the
evaluation process, ensuring the unique application of the mechanism and the elaboration of an economicmathematical model for evaluating the impact of agricultural vocational education performance on indicators of
sustainable development of enterprises, having as effect the efficiency of agricultural vocational education, to
maximize its contribution to the sustainable development of the rural environment of the Republic of Moldova.
The theoretical significance: the results obtained in the work are a support of theoretical and
methodological concepts in the field of agricultural vocational education performance management and its impact
on sustainable development of the rural environment of the Republic of Moldova.
The applicative value:
1. Using the proposed recommendations in a wide range of fields: vocational education with agrarian profile of
various levels, management of the educational process carried out at state level, activity of sectoral committees,
management of human resources by economic agents with agricultural profile, etc.
2. Using the economic-mathematical model to evaluate the impact of the performance of agricultural vocational
education on the indicators of sustainable development of enterprises in order to better match the performance of
vocational education to the requirements of the sector.
Implementation of the scientific results: The research results were taken over for implementation by the
Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment in order to strengthen the skills of future
specialists, as well as to update the mechanism for the assessment the quality of vocational education with an
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