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Final EdLead project conference, University of Niš, 17 November 2017

Student mobility to University of Szeged, Hungary, 5-11 November 2017.

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TEMPUS office visit with the EdLead project, June 6, 2017

Promotion of the master program at the Eight international symposium for the principals of primary and secondary schools “New trends in leading schools”, Kopaonik, Serbia, 9-12 April 2017.

Training of education counsellors

In the period from January 15 to January 28, 2017, a total of 94 education counsellors from the Ministry of education of the Republic of Serbia attended a three-day training “Leadership in education”, so that they would be better able to counsel schools and undertake external evaluation of schools in this area. The training was led by four experts from the Hungarian partner in the project – University of Szeged. The training took place at the University of Novi Sad, Serbia.

START OF THE MASTER PROGRAM LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATION

Within the TEMPUS project ‘Master program in Educational Leadership’, Faculty of Education of the University of Kragujevac, Jagodina, organized the admission to the master academic studies for the 2016/17 school year.

Registration of the candidates (receipt of documents) was undertaken on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of October 2016 at the Faculty of Education in Jagodina. Applicants have submitted the following documents: photocopies of diplomas, motivation letter, references and CV, based on which the suitability of candidates was evaluated. In total, 95 candidates applied to the program.

Committee for evaluation of candidates was comprised of the following members: prof. dr Svetlana Čizmić and doc. dr Ivana Petrović (from the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade), doc. dr Jelena Teodorović, doc. dr Vesna Petrovic and doc. dr Biljana Stojanović (from the Faculty of Education, University of Kragujevac, Jagodina). On the 6 th of October, the committee reviewed the submitted documents of candidates and evaluated them on the basis of: average grade in previous studies (max. 50 points) and CV, motivation letter and recommendation (max. 30 points).

As part of the entrance examination, an interview was conducted with the candidates on the 7th of October 2016, in regards to their motivation for leadership in education and the performance of leadership activities, previous work experience, as well as the specific motivation for entering master program. Members of the two interview commissions evaluated the candidates  during the interview and awarded them up to 20 points. The candidates were divided into 14 groups for the interviews. It should be noted that the candidates were greeted by the Dean, prof. dr Violeta Jovanović, and coordinator of TEMPUS project, doc. dr Jelena Teodorović, as well as members of the commissions. The entire application process, including the interviews, passed in a pleasant atmosphere.

Considering the large number of quality candidates, the Central Commission for enrollment of students in academic 2016/17 year, made a decision to enroll 30 students in the study program Leadership in education.

After summarizing the evaluations of candidates, a preliminary list was published on the website of the Faculty on the 10th of October 2016. The applicants could appeal to the regularity of the procedure within 36 hours from publication of the preliminary rankings at the Faculty. A total of 8 complaints were submitted to the Commission for registration, and all were timely reviewed by the Commission.

The final ranking list was published on the 12th of October 2016, and enrollment of students was performed on the 13th and 14th of October 2016. Classes in the master program Leadership in Education began on the 15th of October 2016.

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Professional development course for principals, Belgrade, 30 Oct 2016

Entrance Exam 2016

 STUDENT ENROLMENT REPORT FOR THE MASTER’S PROGRAMME OF EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Training of principal mentors, Novi Sad, 11-17 Sep 2016.

Conference Challenges and dilemmas of professional development of teachers and leaders in education

The Institute for Educational Research, Serbia (P5 IPI) in cooperation with the Institute for Improvement of Education of the Republic of Serbia, Hungarian-Netherlands School of Educational Management, University of Szeged (Hungary), Institute of Educational Leadership, University of Jyvaskyla (Finland), organized International Conference “Challenges and dilemmas of professional development of teachers and leaders in education”. The conference was held on November 27, 2015 in Belgrade.

The conference was held within dissemination activities of the TEMPUS project (Act 7.4 and Act 7.5), considering that it deals with educational leaders (of schools and of classrooms) and their professional development, the focus of the TEMPUS project. The conference has flipkart app been also accredited as a short-term in-service training by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development (MEST).

At the conference there were four key note speakers and more then 30 presentations. Over 100 people have attended the conference (researchers, principals and teachers). Papers from the conference have been published in the Proceedings titled „Challenges and dilemmas of professional development of teachers and leaders in educationin Serbian and English language (pp. 333).

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