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01 April 2020

Activity Details (ID# 25467)  

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Title Launching Conference of HE Component 
Status Completed 
Date 05/02/2009 - 07/02/2009 
Location Pristina, Kosovo*
Countries Others: Kosovo*
  Joint Programme Activity - Kosovo-IBP
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP Kosovo-IBP - Education in Kosovo: Inter-culturalism and the Bologna Process*    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2008/DG4/JP/1763   Education in UNMIK/Kosovo : Inter-culturalism and the Bologna Process
Expected Result 1.7 - Reform of Higher Education in UNMIK/Kosovo a. qualifications framework is developed compatible with the overarching qualifications framework of the European Higher Education Area. b. National Information Centre on the recognition of qualifications established and integrated into the European Network of National Information Centres on academic recognition and mobility (ENIC Network) c. Recommendations on the further development of the UNMIK/Kosovo higher education system, with a focus on the diversity of institutions and provisions (public and private; general and specialized higher education) and the exercise of public responsibility for higher education
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  European dimension of Higher Education: promoting humanistic values and optimising structures
Project 1994/DG4/104 European Higher Education Area: structural reform and qualifications in higher education
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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Organisation of meetings - Conference 
Directorate (Service) Education, Culture and Heritage, Youth and Sport (Directorate of Education & Languages)
CoE Contact KEATING, Sarah   email
Web Pages
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1 http://www.ipb-kosovo.org  
Last Modified 01/12/2009 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 25467) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) • Inform/disseminate and update a wider group of concerned actors in Kosovo on the objectives and progress of the Bologna Process and the emerging EHEA and their implications and benefits for higher education in Kosovo;
• Increase the project’s profile in the field;
• Show practical example of harmonisation and cooperation of the stakeholders by converging activities with TEMPUS;
• Obtain an up to date briefing regarding the concerns and priorities of the concerned actors regarding HE reform.
Output/Results • Increased awareness of the Bologna Process and its implications in Kosovo and the region
• Increased awareness of the IBP project among the academic community, public authorities and international actors
• Bologna Promoters involved in consultations regarding the project’s approach
• A set of recommendations for the further implementation of Bologna reforms and the IBP project 
Conclusions/Follow Up • Assistance by the project to set up the HE Council
• Assistance by the project to set up a group of experts to elaborate a HEQF for Kosovo
• Where possible, assistance for representatives from Kosovo to attend Bologna related international events/forums. 
Consultants/Experts Mr Pavel Zgaga
Ms Karen Roberts
Mr Avdulla Alija, Head of HE Dept., MEST
Mr Dukagjin Pupovci, Bologna Promoters team
Mr Agim Hyseni, Deputy Minister, MEST
Ms Ferdije Zushi, Director, KAA
CoE Secretariat Karen Roberts, Emir Adzovic 
Total No. Participants 30 
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  * All reference to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.  
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