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31 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 22415)  

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Title 1st expert consultation visit - Recognition of Qualifications in Serbia 
Description Fact finding mission by 2 CoE expert/s from the ENIC-NARIC network to Serbia

- needs assessment and outline of activities in line with the NAP, based on
- discussions in Serbia with the ENIC/Minstry of Education, and staff involved in recognition from 1 or 2 universities
- the HE survey prepared under CEAD # ... 
Status Completed 
Date 15/04/2008 - 18/04/2008 
Location Belgrade, Serbia
Countries CoE Members: Serbia
  Joint Programme Activity - Serbia-Educ
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP Serbia-Educ - Strengthening Higher Education Reforms in Serbia    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2007/DG4/JP/1741   Serbia-Edu - Strengthening Higher Education reforms in Serbia
Expected Result 1.1 - Recognition of Qualifications and Study periods • Fully operational ENIC integrated in the ENIC/ NARIC Network • Analysis of the current recognition practice in Serbia HEIs undertaken • Relevant administrative staff at Serbian HEIs able to apply procedures associated with the LRC at their respective institution • LRC manual produced and available • Drafting of the Serbia NAP undertaken
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Culture and intercultural dialogue
Line of Action ⇒ V.1 – Education and Linguistic Diversity: promoting democratic culture
Programme ☆ V.1.2  Towards a European Higher Education area
Project 1994/DG4/104 European Higher Education Area - qualifications and structural reform of higher education in Europe
Expected Result 6 Stakeholders and authorities in countries that recently joined the Bologna Process benefit from expert advice and targeted assistance in implementing higher education reforms.

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Directorate (Service) Education, Culture and Heritage, Youth and Sport (Directorate of Education - Higher Education and Research Division)
CoE Contact KEATING, Sarah   email
Last Modified 28/11/2008 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 22415) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) CoE experts assigned for this component – Ms Bloqvist and Mr Meszaros were in Belgrade 17-18 April 2008. Series of meetings, with different stakeholders – MoE, ENIC centre, HEIs took place. Main aim was to assess the current situation in Serbia based on the background documents and information collected during their on –site visit in order to prepare suitable activities for Serbia 
Output/Results Experts prepared detailed report with list of recommendations corresponding to the analysis of the current recognition practice in Serbia. In brief it was concluded that serious efforts are needed in future to secure the implementation of the LRC and its subsidiary documents. 
Conclusions/Follow Up CoE experts proposed number of training events for the HEIs, MoE and ENIC, the first one to take place in autumn 2008. 
Participants Prof. Aleksandar Lipkovski, Assistant Minister, MoE
Ms Jelena Kalezić, ENIC staff
Representatives of Belgrade University,
Representatives of the Faculty of Law, Belgrade
Consultants/Experts Ms Carita Blokqvist, member of the Finnish National Education Board and Chairperson of the Lisbon Recognition Committee
Mr Gabor Meszaros, Director, Hungarian ENIC Centre
Ms Karen Roberts, HE consultant
CoE Secretariat Ms Silvija Panovic-Djuric, Project manager
Ms Miroslava Balabanovic, Project assistant
Total No. Participants 15 
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