Achievements

Achievements of Centre for Development of Education

In November and December 2013 the results of the research on transparency of faculties in Serbia have been presented in four university centers – Novi Sad, Nis, Belgrade and Novi Pazar. The research is a part of the project “Raising Accountability of Universities in Serbia“.

As a part of the project “Raising Accountability of Universities in Serbia“, on 2013 CDE published “Transparentnost rada univerziteta” (Serbian language only)

As a part of the project “Anti-Corruption Student Network in South East Europe”, in 2013 CDE published “U Jugoisto─Źnoj Evropi ništa novo”. English version is in the process of publishing.

Two round tables on corruption and the quality of higher education were organized on 21st and 22nd of February, 2013

Within the project “Anti-Corruption Student Network in South East Europe”, on Wednesday 13th of February 2013 CDE held conference “Together against corruption”

Within the project „Raising Accountability of Universities in Serbia“ on Friday 21st of December 2012 Centre for Development of Education has organized a press conference “The end of the universities”

The third meeting of Anti-corruption Student Network in South East Europe was held in Belgrade on 15th and 16th December 2012, and was hosted by CDE team

Centre for the Development of Education of Belgrade Open School participated in 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference in Brasilia

Anti-Corruption Student Network Meeting was held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria in July 2012, and was attended by CDE team members

On May 31st and June 1st, Belgrade Open School’s Centre for the Development of Education has organized a two-day training course aimed for student representatives coming from various faculties of the University of Belgrade.

During April and May 2012, Belgrade Open School’s Centre for the Development of Education held a series of training courses aimed for student representatives coming from university centres in Nis, Novi Sad and Kragujevac.

Organized and conducted a panel discussion "Anti-corruption Activism and Students' Participation in Higher Education". The conference was organized within the project Raising Accountability of Universities in Serbia and it was held on March 29th – 30th 2012

Anti-Corruption Student Network Meeting was held in Skopje from 10th to 12th February 2012. Meeting was attended by members of CDE team.

Published "First Aid Kit for Higher Education - A Know How Guide for Student Research”, 2011

Conducted panel discussion "Corruption in Higher Education in Serbia and How to Prevent It" with presentation of four-year monitoring study and key findings on corruption in higher education in Serbia, conducted on a representative sample of the University of Belgrade, Belgrade, September 2011

Organized and conducted monitoring researches through questionnaires, interviews, focus groups and requests for access to public information about: financial flows, cheating, bribery, textbooks and private tutoring at universities, academic 2010/11

Organized and conducted elective module "Research Workshops" for students of the Multi-disciplinary undergraduate studies, academic 2010/11

Organized and conducted monitoring researches through questionnaires, interviews, focus groups and requests for access to public information about: textbooks, bribery, preparation for admition and enrollment to faculties, academic 2009/10

Created website of Anti-Corruption Student Network in Southeastern Europe – www.see-corruption.net, 2009

Organized and conducted elective module "Research Workshops" for students of the Multi-disciplinary undergraduate studies, academic 2009/10

Organized and conducted monitoring researches through questionnaires, interviews, focus groups and requests for access to public information on: student fees, preparatory classes and enrollment to faculties, academic 2008/09

Organized and conducted elective module "Research Workshops" for students of the Multi-disciplinary undergraduate studies, academic 2008/09

Published eight issue of magazine “Education and Development 08”, 2008

Organized and conducted monitoring researches through questionnaires, interviews, focus groups and requests for access to public information on financial flows and cheating at faculties, academic year 2007/08

Organized and conducted elective module "Research Workshops" for students of the Multi-disciplinary undergraduate studies, academic year 2007/08

Published seventh issue of magazine “Education and Development 07”, 2007

Established seven monitoring teams and carried out researches on the following topics: Disciplinary responsibility of students and professors, the European Credit Transfer System, Comparing public and private funded faculties, Students' motivation and activism, Funding and finances of faculties, the Ombudsman, and Distribution, accessibility and transparency of information, academic 2006/07

The project "Education Reform in Serbia: National Council for Vocational Education" by public advocacy. The project supported the establishment of the National Council for Education, 2006 – 2009

Organized and conducted elective module "Research Workshops" for students of the General and the EU and the Balkans Program, the academic 2006/07

Adopting suggested measures on introducing University Ombudsperson, beside other inputs made in the University of Belgrade Statute – article 58, Belgrade, 2006

In the period 2006 -2010, CDE developed cooperation and provided its expertise to European Training Foundation – ETF) for its activities in Serbia. In 2006, four projects were successfully implemented in the framework of this cooperation: “Transition from education to work”, “Providing expertise in the field of statistics”, “Spreading information on policies of European Union in the field of secondary vocational training and good practice of Western Balkans and candidate countries” and “Key competences for Life Long Learning in Serbia“.

Published sixth issue of magazine “Education and Development 06”, 2006

Published fifth issue of magazine “Education and Development 05”, 2006

First national seminar of all student vice-deans of all state universities on realization of national anti-corruption strategy, Banja Vrujci, December 2005

Press conference and Round Table “University strategy for fight against corruption and Action plan for the education are within National strategy for fight against corruption” in Media Center with Rector Dejan Popovic, Education Minister Deputy Emilija Stankovic, Justice Minister Deputy Aleksandra Popovic and Commissioner for access to public information Rodoljub Sabic, Belgrade, December 2005

Published fourth issue of magazine “Education and Development 04”, November 2005

Organized campaign “Right to the right” on anti-corruption mechanisms and series of trainings for over 300 activists of Student Union of Serbia and other student organizations, fall 2005

Press conference: “Proposal for addition to the National strategy for fight against corruption” for education in support of Syndical organization of workers “Nezavisnost” (“Independence”), Belgrade, July 14th, 2005

EXIT Corruption“campaign at EXIT festival, Novi Sad, July 6th – 9th, 2005

Promo campaign ITS ROTTEN on Ada Sport Fest, Belgrade, June 20 – 22nd, 2005.

Promo campaign ITS ROTTEN and implementation of an inquiry among young people at Vybe festival in Belgrade, May 29th 2005

Four round tables and presentations of research under auspices of Rectorates of Belgrade, Novi Sad, Nis and Kragujevac Universities, May-June 2005

Promotion panel with President of Serbia Boris Tadic on Faculty of Philology, Belgrade, May 27th, 2005

Published third issue of magazine “Education and Development”, 2005

Press conference: presentation of research results with the Minister of Education and Sports Slobodan Vuksanovic and Dean of Faculty of Economy Branislav Pelevic, Belgrade, May 17, 2005.

Published second issue of magazine “Education and Development 02”, 2005

Published first issue of magazine “Education and Development 01”, March 2005

Expanding the Network on organizations from Albania and Macedonia, May 2004

Conducting and analysis of research on perception of student on corruption at Universities in Serbia and in the region, September 2003 – May 2004

Developing regional questionnaire and research on students perception of corruption at universities in Serbia and in the region, February – September 2003

Forming of Anti-Corruption Student Network in South East Europe, February 2003

Research study "Vocational Secondary Education and Training in Serbia: Preliminary study and survey" and "Current Thinking and Proposals for the Reform of Professional Education and Training", July-August 2001

Round table: "Alternative Education, NGOs and Democratization of Serbia", June 2001

 

 

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