Presentation on theme: "Case study Serbia NQF Jelena Jakovljevic"— Presentation transcript:
1 Case study Serbia NQF Jelena Jakovljevic INSTITUTE FOR IMPROVEMENT OF EDUCATIONCenter for Vocational and Art Education
2 Chronology of the ETF-NQF project activities Basic report on the NQFWorkshops - Ljubljana (April 2003); Ohrid (September 2003); Sarajevo (May 2004); Turin (December 2004)Three focus groupsDraft of “Green paper”Three meetings/seminarsFinal report
3 Basic report on the NQFUnemployment is around 30% - no liable date from LM.Employers are not satisfied with existing qualifications.Exams are developed, realized and assessed within the schools and its teachers.Transfer from III-years to IV-years of schooling is possible with passed exams.After secondary education it is possible to advance.There are no certificates in continuing VET and non-formal sector that are recognized in the system.Existing qualifications are in Nomenclature (8 levels) which is not compatible with ISCO (5 levels).
4 Three focus groups Topics: Sarajevo - BelgradeTopics:“Connection between needs on LM and supply from VET schools”“Educational outcomes of qualifications for technician and trained worker”“Social partners’ involvement in development of qualifications”The results are:Partner’s development of relevant draft documents;Increased employers’ awareness and competencies for expressing the needs and demands toward educational system;Development of the system for information exchange;Monitoring and researching the field of qualifications – toward EQF;Modern educational programs should be flexible and defined by learning outcomes – quality to be measured by levels of students’ achievements of outcomes/competencies;Basis for creating modern educational programs to be the NQS developed through partnership of all relevant stakeholders.
5 Three meetings-seminars In the final report has been expressed that thosemeetings were:Thematic unity that will have to be the subject for different stakeholders in forthcoming period.Huge challenge = NQF/EQF, Nomenclature influence, accreditation and certification, relation between non-formal education and qualifications.Further development of NQF and its implementation will be covered with CARDS VET II and new ETF projects.
6 Three meetings-seminars Topics:“Introduction in NQF, reference levels, quality and Europeandimension”“Partnership and cooperation in the field ofestablishing the NQS”“Presumptions for implementation of NQF” (September 2005)Participants:ML, MoES, ME, members of NEC, NES, IIE (VET Center), AssEmp, ChC, Unions, VET schools, Institute for statistics, Organizations for non-formal, SME Agency, Center for company training … = CRITICAL MASS
7 Three meetings-seminars - Discussion parts - It has been concluded that it is needed:NQF to be an integral system regardless the level of education;Future institution for NQF (maybe the VET Center), beside approving, to deal with the aspect of science and technology development, analysis and predictions of sectors’ development;To define clear vision of NQF and involve relevant stakeholders;To make NQF terminology clear and transparent;
8 Three meetings-seminars - Discussion parts - else needed:To develop NQF connected with the activities regarding Copenhagen process;To revise and innovate National Nomenclature in close connection with previously defined NQF (toward EQF – demanding task – expertise and time), but started and financed from relevant institutions;To signed Memorandum on common understanding and clear responsibilities between key stakeholders;To revise educational clusters together with VET School Associations, but in accordance with recommended and then developed NQF;
9 Three meetings-seminars - Discussion parts - more needed:To develop and then sign the Resolution of NQF development;To redefine (transfer) educational profiles into occupational standards that will be nationally approved and will become basis for further curriculum development;To recognize the need for statistical evidences and analysis - early to start from adjustments with European systems;To give priority to NQF development and to coordinate activities between international (CARDS) projects;
10 Three meetings-seminars - Discussion parts - and finally needed:To keep on working on NQF development within the whole system – from the lowest to the highest level;To adjust the new NQF with recommendations and attitudes defined in European documents dealing with this issue in respect of recently existing process of joining EU.
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