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30 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 22416)  

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Title Workshop re Qualifications Frameworks with stakeholders in Serbia 
Description small scale meeting of 1-1,5 days re qualifications frameworks

key stakeholders from Serbia deepen their understanding of the subject matter and its potential benefit and to agree on the next steps to launch the process.

senior decision makers from the Education Ministry, Rectors Conference, National Council for Higher Education, Commission for Accreditation and Quality Assurance

chaired by:
two international experts 
Status Completed 
Date 05/05/2008 - 07/05/2008 
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 1.3 - Qualifications framework • A generic (non subject related) HEQF is developed. • The HEQF is piloted with 1-2 individual subjects/professions • Roadmap for the further elaboration and implementation of the HEQF is agreed upon by the relevant stakeholders. • Network of Serbian HEQF experts established • Guide for the application of the ECTS and learning outcomes is produced and available
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 5 Member states will be assisted with national qualifications frameworks to facilitate comparability of national higher education degree systems and ensure their compatibility with the overarching framework of the European Higher Education Area.

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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# 22416) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) First expert consultation visit took place on 05-06 May 2008. Two CoE experts engaged for this component - professors Adam and Gehmlich, had meeting with National Council for HE (NCHE), Commission for Accreditation and Quality Assessment (CAQA) and a number of representatives of state and private faculties and /or universities. Regrettably WG to deal with the issue has not been established although promised by State Secretary Ms Jovanovic, but Project Team deemed important to commence with preparatory work in order to prepare the ground for the WG, once its is established. 
Output/Results The expert consultation was designed to take stock of the situation in Serbia regarding QF, based on the input/s from this visit but also on the background paper prepared by Centre for Educational Policy in February, and to devise a tentative plan for future feasible activities. 
Conclusions/Follow Up Project will continue providing assistance in the form of awareness raising workshops / seminars and once WG is established plan of activities will be adapted to its needs. 
Participants National Council for HE (NCHE),
Commission for Accreditation and Quality Assessment (CAQA)
Representatives of state and private faculties and universities. 
Consultants/Experts Mr Stephen Adam, professor at the Westminster University, UK Bologna expert
Mr Volker Gehmlich, professor at the University of Applied Sciences in Osnabruck
CoE Secretariat Ms Silvija Panovic-Djuric, Project manager
Ms Miroslava Balabanovic, Project assistant
Total No. Participants 30 
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