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06 April 2020

Activity Details (ID# 28480)  

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Title Participation of two Serbian experts on a meeting of national correspondents for higher education qualification frameworks in Council of Europe Headquarters, Strasbourg on 9 - 10 November 2009 
Description Purpose:
Serbian participant will be in position to exchange experience and opinions on the topic which will be of benefit for the future work of the Working Group and overall HE reform process.

Prof. Vera Dondur
Prof. Srdjan Stankovic
Status Completed 
Date 09/11/2009 - 10/11/2009 
Location Strasbourg, France
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  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 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)
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Last Modified 07/12/2009 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 28480) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) The CoE has been tasked within Bologna process to follow developments of NQF. Since 2007 CoE was chairing WG on QFs and presented the report at the Leuven Conference. One of the recommendations was to organize a meeting of National correspondents aiming at: acquiring updated information on QF developments; offering a fore for exchange of experiences, both good practices and challenges and reflecting on further developments. In order to respond to the enumerated tasks participants were asked to submit SWOT analysis before the meeting. WG on NQF decided to nominate professor Dondur to attend the meeting beside professor Stankovic, designated as the Serbian National correspondent for the Higher Education QF. 
Output/Results WG prepared beside the SWOT analysis a new revised version of the Serbian QF for higher education. Aim was to have at least two members of the WG participating in the debate/s focused on the experience of other countries, challenges they were faced with during the drafting of the NQF and planned future steps in order to help WG in its coming work when back. Both participants reported back not only to WG but to their respective institutions as well – NCHE and CAQA. 
Conclusions/Follow Up Project will continue providing participation of different Serbian stakeholders at the relevant international events 
Participants Professor Srdjan Stankovic, President of the NCHE and member of the WG for NQF (also designated as the Serbia national correspondent for the HEQF)
Professor Vera Dondur, member of the CAQA and of the WG for NQF

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