Final dissemination conference held
The project held its final dissemination conference on November 20th (2017). The conference was attended by around 150 participants including school directors, schools teachers, ministry officers and other faculties of education and various stakeholders in education sector. The conference was opened by Minister of Education Mr. Shyqyri Bytyqi and by Rector of the University of Prishtina Dr. Marjan Demaj. It was a good opportunity to inform the stakeholders on project achievements and results as well as various materials that have been produced were provided to the participants including the programs that were developed, the policies and other information about activities. During the conference, teachers who have completed the mentor teacher training program were provided certificates for the completion of this program.
2nd Project Coordination meeting held in Prishtina 16-17 September
The 2nd project coordination meeting was held in Prishtina on September 16-17 in Prishtina with the participation of all the Project Partners. The purpose of the meeting was to review the progress in project implementation to date as well as plan for the next phase of the project. The project partners review the current developments in the situational analysis of the local situation, the progress in Master Program design in the areas of subject teacher education, vocational teacher education and inclusive education. The partners generated a common understanding that the project has established a good ground to move into the phase of detailing Master Programs in the further details and entering the accreditation process by December 2014.
Furthermore, the project partners engaged into substantial discussions which led the creation of a comprehensive proposal of modalities, timing and input in certain project activities as envisaged in the project proposal. The next project coordination meeting was scheduled for January 19-21, 2015 in Prishtina.
Academic development and coordination meeting held in Prishtina 19-21 January 2015
During the period of 19-21 January, the project partners met in Prishtina in order to review of the project related activities as well as working on specific issues of the project. The meeting in one hand served as a tool to review the final drafts of the Master Programs developed and provide the final inputs from the EU partners. On the other hand, the meeting also served as an opportunity to thoroughly plan the details of the Program for Staff Capacity Building which has been foreseen to start in spring 2015. The meeting resulted with a final draft of the Subject Master Programs, the Master Program on Inclusive Education and Master Program on Vocational Pedagogy as well as a clear comprehensive plan for the delivery of the Staff Capacity Building Program.
Sixth project coordination meeting held at University of Ljubljana
On dates 09-10th 2017, the 6th project coordination meeting was held at the University of Ljubljana with the participation of all project partners. The meeting was also combined with academic meeting with a focus on designing research strategy for the Faculty of Education at the University of Prishtina. The first day of the meeting was focused on the review of the draft research strategy for the University of Prishtina’s Faculty of Education. The participants were divided into groups to be able to give concrete feedback on how to elaborate the draft strategy in the coming months. On the 2nd day of the meeting, the main focus was the review of activities and planning the remaining period of project implementation. The focus on this day was specifically placed at the process of evaluating the assignments in the capacity building workshops as well as the timelines and people responsible for individual modules. In addition, the meeting also focused on the organization of the final dissemination project for the conference and a draft program was agreed upon. The details of all remaining activities, focusing on those with EU participation were agreed upon. You can access the agenda for the coordination meeting HERE.