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30 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 28614)  

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Title Participation of 1 CoE expert to the Student Conference: ''Bologna reforms from students’ perspective'' (Niš, 3 – 4 December 2009) 
Description Participation of 1 CoE expert (Bastian BAUMANN) to support student's involvement in the HE reforms in Serbia.
Status Completed 
Date 03/12/2009 - 04/12/2009 
Location Nis, 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  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 - Higher Education and Research Division)
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Last Modified 08/12/2009 

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Objective(s) Project team and expert met with students’ representatives from the Nis faculties of Law and Economy, although it was not initially planned, during expert’s visit to Nis in July 2009. Students presented the draft of their Project “Let’s write Bologna with њ“, project focused on acquiring data on the level of quality, from the students’ perspective, at all faculties of the Nis University and proposing measures / steps for further action based on the outcome of survey. Students requested support / assistance from the Project, and it was agreed that CoE expert will prepare questionnaire to help them assess the level of quality at each of the Nis University faculties. Expert will also help them analyze the data. Designing of questionnaire was completed in November 2009 and the survey undertaken. Students wanted to have results of the survey presented at the seminar to be held in December in Nis. 
Output/Results Two day seminar was held at the Nis University on 03-04 December 2009. Besides CoE expert and Project manager number of international and national experts took part in it. Project manager briefly presented the Joint EC/ CoE Project and outlined its main achievements and shortcomings so far, while the expert explained in detail ratio behind each and every question in the questionnaire. Lively debate followed and continued on the second day when the expert presented key elements of the Bologna process. 
Conclusions/Follow Up Project will continue helping students in better understanding Bologna process requirements as well as measures needed / helpful in further improving it. 
Participants Students from the Nis University
Students from the FYROM
Students from Banja Luka
Number of teaching staff from the Nis University
Consultants/Experts Mr Bastian Baumann, Secretary General, Magna Charta Observatory 
CoE Secretariat Ms Silvija Panovic-Djuric, Project manager

Total No. Participants 50 
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