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02 April 2020

Activity Details (ID# 24088)  

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Title Student Conference: ''Students’ organizing: Roots, Strengths and Challenges'' (Belgade, 13 – 14 September 2008) 
Description Participation of one CoE expert to support student's involvement in the HE reforms in Serbia.
Status Completed 
Date 12/09/2008 - 14/09/2008 
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 1.5 - Complementary measures • Nationwide dissemination of the project activities and results. • Functional project management structures in place allowing for timely, efficient, and effective implementation. • Students are actively involved in the implementation of the reform areas addressed by this Project • Gender equality awareness raised
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.

Working Method

Organisation of meetings - Conference 
Directorate (Service) Education, Culture and Heritage, Youth and Sport (Directorate of Education - Higher Education and Research Division)
CoE Contact ASHMORE, Sophie   email
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Last Modified 21/11/2008 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 24088) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) Project objective is to actively involve students in the implementation of reform areas of the Project and to act towards Students as one of the main Project beneficiaries. Thus request by students to provide a CoE expert to take part in their conference “Students’ organizing: Roots, Strengths and Challenges” organized within the 200 years celebration of higher education in Serbia, was immediately granted. Students’ conference took place on 13-14 September 2008 at Sava Centre and CoE expert had two lectures: “Student-centredness – a shift in paradigms following the Bologna Process” on September 13, and on “Student involvement in the Bologna Process”, on September 14. Mr Baumann took part in the lively discussion that followed. 
Output/Results Making Project better known to the students and general public participating at the Conference, as well as raising the awareness of the true meaning of the Bologna process reform were main goals of the Project involvement in the event. Thanks to the excellent presentations of the CoE expert and additional information provided on the Project by SHE Project Team more active feedback from students was received.

Conclusions/Follow Up Project will continue to provide and offer assistance to students whenever asked for and needed. 
Participants Mr Žarko Obradović, Minister of Education,
Representatives of the MoE,
Mr Pierre Dybmann, EC Delegattion, 2nd secretary
Representatives of EC Delegation
Prof. Branko Kovačević, President of KONUS
Representatives of Serbian Universities
Representatives of students

Consultants/Experts Mr Bastian Baumann, Magna Carta Observatory 
CoE Secretariat Ms Silvija Panovic-Djuric, Project manager
Ms Miroslava Balabanovic, Project assistant

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