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08 April 2020

Activity Details (ID# 28548)  

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Title Conference on the Implementation of ECTS & Learning Outcomes and students perspective, 27 November 09, Belgrade.  
Description Conference dedicated to the problems of allocation and proper using of ECTS & LOs.

CoE experts and Representatives of all HEIs in Serbia

Status Completed 
Date 27/11/2009 
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  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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Organisation of meetings - Conference 
Directorate (Service) Education, Culture and Heritage, Youth and Sport (Directorate of Education - Higher Education and Research Division)
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Last Modified 08/12/2009 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 28548) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) Aim of the Conference was to improve / increase understanding of two key concepts – learning outcomes and ECTS as well as to analyze current situation in Serbia from two perspectives academic staff and students. Invitations were sent to all faculties, higher schools and universities, private and state owned ones as well as to the recently established Students Conference of Serbian Universities (SKONUS). More than 100 le responded and one day event was separated in three parts – one dealing with learning outcomes, another with ECTS and third one with students’ perception of both learning outcomes and ECTS implementation in Serbia at the moment. Beside CoE experts, local / national ones also had their presentations. 
Output/Results Conference was envisaged as interactive event and the aim was achieved. It has been prolonged for few hours since the debate was lively and even heated at the moments. Thanks to the excellent presentations and self-critical approach of participants, benefit / advantage of the event was significant 
Conclusions/Follow Up Project team will continue assisting Serbian partners in improving understanding of key Bologna concepts as well as on revising their implementation in Serbia in order to fully comply with Bologna requirements. 
Participants Representatives of the MoE
Representatives of higher schools
Representatives of faculties, state and private ones
Representatives of Universities, state and private ones
Representatives of SKONUS
Representatives of NCHE
Representatives of CAQA
Consultants/Experts Mr Declan Kennedy, professor at the Cork University, Ireland
Mr Colin Tuck, Acting Director of the European Register
Ms Nina Gustafsson-Aberg, Swedish National Audit Agency, former ESU representative

CoE Secretariat Ms Silvija Panovic-Djuric, Project manager
Ms Miroslava Balabanovic, Project assistant
Total No. Participants 130 
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