TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL (1966)


TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL WAS FOUNDED

TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL WAS FOUNDED

Technical High School was founded as the youngest high school in Zaječar. It had two departments - mechanical engineering and electrotechnics.

1966
NAMED "NOVEMBER 29th"

NAMED "NOVEMBER 29th"

A year after it was founded, the school was named "November 29th".

1967
TECHNICAL EDUCATIONAL CENTER FOUNDED

TECHNICAL EDUCATIONAL CENTER FOUNDED

It merged with the School for Qualified Workers to create the Technical Educational Center. The Center had the following departments: mechanical engineering, electrotechnics, textile, glass, ceramics, and food processing.

1973
BECOMES A PART OF THE CENTER OF DIRECTED EDUCATION "AVNOJ"

BECOMES A PART OF THE CENTER OF DIRECTED EDUCATION "AVNOJ"

For a full decade, Technical High School formed with three other high schools in Zaječar (Gymnasium, Economics and Trade, and Medical) the joint Center for Directed Education "AVNOJ". 

1977
TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL REOPENED

TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL REOPENED

After the closure of the Center of Directed Education, the Technical High School was reopened as an independent institution.

1987
SPORTS CLUB "THE TECHNICIAN" FOUNDED

SPORTS CLUB "THE TECHNICIAN" FOUNDED

The school founded a sports club "The Technician" with sections for minifootball, volleyball, basketball, handball, shooting, corrective gymnastics, and athletics.

1999
DEPARTMENT FOR TRAFFIC FOUNDED

DEPARTMENT FOR TRAFFIC FOUNDED

As part of innovation in education, the new Department for Traffic was introduced, with two professions: technician for road traffic, and professional driver.

2003
TECHNICIAN OF MECHATRONICS AND TECHNICIAN FOR CAR ELECTRONICS INTRODUCED

TECHNICIAN OF MECHATRONICS AND TECHNICIAN FOR CAR ELECTRONICS INTRODUCED

At the Department for Traffic two new professions were added: technician of mechatronics and technician for car electronics.

2007
EDUCATION OF EELCTRO-TECHNICIANS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES INTRODUCED

EDUCATION OF EELCTRO-TECHNICIANS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES INTRODUCED

Following the demands of a new era, the school introduced the education for electro-technicians of information echnologies.

2013

Technical High School was founded in 1966 and is the youngest high school in Zaječar. In the beginning, it had two departments –mechanical engineering and electrotechnics. In 1967 it got officially accredited and was named “November 29th”, while the former director of the Workers University, Dragan Janković, became its first principal. It has workshops at the ground-floor which made it into the best equipped school in town. In 1973 it merged with the School for Qualified Workers to create the Technical Educational Center. It had a highly developed structure and organization – in 1975 there were 1017 students in 44 classes. They studied in the following departments: mechanical engineering, electrotechnics, textile, glass, ceramics, and food processing. There were also 4 additional specialized classes for metal and textile treatment

School celebration of 8th of March, 1968
School Newspaper "Young Technician", 1970
At the laboratory, 1974
Chemistry Class. Timok Newspaper, 1974

In 1977 the Technical High School formed with three other high schools – Gymnasium, Economics and Trade, and Medical – the joint Center for Directed Education “AVNOJ”. After the Center was closed down in 1987, the Technical High School was reopened. 

At the workshop in the 1980s
At the school laboratory in the 1980s

In 2003 a new Department for traffic was introduced for education of two professions: road traffic technician, and professional driver; to them two more professions were added in 2007: technician of mechatronics and technician for car electronics. With the goal to constantly improve and offer new possibilities, the school introduced the education for electro-technicians of information technologies in 2013

At the moment, the Technical High School offers education in the following fields: electrotechnics, mechanical engineering and metal processing, traffic, and personal services. It has around 840 students in 31 classes and 73 teachers and specialists. The students can make use of modern classrooms and laboratories, a hairdressing salon, as well as a library with over 7000 items. The school has a modern wheel alignment computer, as well as a computer-based system for diagnostics of new generations of cars.

In 1999 the school founded a sports club “The Technician” with sections for minifootball, volleyball, basketball, handball, shooting, corrective gymnastics, and athletics. The school also offers a computer school who was until now attended by over 500 employees from local factories and organizations. After the Department for Traffic was founded, the school also founded the Center for Driving Lessons for all categories of vehicles. It is attended by the students but by the citizens as well.

Timok Newspaper, 1987
Timok Newspaper, 1987

SOURCES: 

Zaječar – Kutina. Zaječar& Kutina, 1982.

Gimnazija i stručne škole u Zaječaru 1836/37–1986/87. Zaječar, 1987.

School Official Web Page: https://test.tsz.edu.rs/

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