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17. May 2021. 08:05

List of Qualifications of the Republic of Serbia

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, in cooperation with the Qualifications Agency, is publishing an updated List of Qualifications of the Republic of Serbia for all levels of education The update of the List of Qualifications of the Republic of Serbia was realized in accordance with the reasoned requests of individuals and institutions from […]

19. April 2021. 12:04

PILOTING OF THE RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING PROCEDURE TO START SOON

Piloting the process of recognition of prior learning (RPL) will begin in May, and after it is introduced into the system, the procedure will enable those who have acquired knowledge and skills outside the education system, through work or life experience, to achieve qualification – was announced at a workshop held in Palić, where preparations […]

25. February 2021. 13:02

PRESENTATION OF THE METHODOLOGY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRAINING PROGRAMS BASED ON QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

  Work on the development of training programs for qualifications selected for piloting the recognition of prior learning process, started in Subotica in early February, continued with the presentation of the draft Methodology for the development of training programs based on qualification standards, at a meeting organized within the project “Development of an integrated system […]

19. February 2021. 12:02

On the road to recognition of prior learning: workshop for the development of training programs based on the qualification standard

Preparations for piloting the procedure for recognition of prior learning, which will be carried out by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development with the support of the project “Development of an integrated system of national qualifications in Serbia”, are proceeding according to the plan. In the first week of February, the first workshop […]

4. January 2021. 10:01

List of Qualifications as an instrument for monitoring the harmonization of labor market and education needs

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development and the Qualifications Agency have compiled a unique List of Qualifications of the Republic of Serbia, which includes more than 4,000 qualifications for all levels of education. The List of Qualifications is an organized register of qualifications, classified according to certain criteria and is part of the […]

25. December 2020. 12:12

Analysis of the fastest-growing jobs in the ICT sector and the Agribusiness sector – presentation of the research results

In order to support the work of the Sector Skills Councils, and to harmonize the supply and demand for knowledge, skills and competencies in the labor market, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) conducted research in the ICT and Agribusiness sectors. The results are the studies Analysis of the fastest-growing jobs in the […]

9. November 2020. 14:11

Strengthening Sector Skills Councils – one of the priorities in the establishment of the NQFS; Training held for the members of Sector Skills Councils

Another round of trainings for the members of all 12 Sector Skills Councils was completed with a one-day training for the members of the Sector Skills Council for the fields of Health and Social Welfare, held in Belgrade on November 6, 2020. The trainings are a continuation of the activities started in January this year […]

30. October 2020. 14:10

Preparation of the List of Qualifications of the Republic of Serbia

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development and the Qualifications Agency, with the support of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, carry out activities on the development and establishment of the Register of the National Qualifications Framework of Serbia (hereinafter: the Register), as part of the Integrated Education Information System (hereinafter: IEIS). The […]

30. October 2020. 13:10

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING – A NEW WAY TO QUALIFICATION

In order to implement project activities within the IPA 2014 Project “Development of an integrated system of national qualifications in the Republic of Serbia”, which relate to piloting the procedure of recognition of prior learning, an initial meeting was held on October 22nd with principals of thirty schools from all over Serbia. The system of […]

24. April 2020. 10:04

EBRD and Serbia’s Ministry of Education join forces to bridge skills gap – EBRD and Serbia’s Ministry of Education join forces to bridge skills gap

The EBRD and Serbia’s Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development (MoESTD) are joining forces to ensure that Serbia’s graduates at vocational and higher education institutions possess the skills demanded by the labour market. Skills mismatches – when workers have either fewer or more or simply different skills than jobs require – are costly for […]

11. February 2020. 06:02

The National Qualifications Framework has been referenced to the European Qualifications Framework

The Report on referencing National Qualifications Framework of Serbia (NQFS) to the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) was adopted at the 52nd EQF Advisory Group meeting held on 4th and 5th February 2020 in Brussels, along with the supplementary Report on self-certification of NQFS in the field of higher education to the Qualifications Framework in the […]

24. December 2019. 13:12

STUDY VISIT: PORTUGUESE QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK AND THE MODEL OF PRIOR LEARNING RECOGNITION – EXAMPLE OF BEST PRACTICE IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

November 29th, 2019 By the end of November 2019, a group of six participants – representatives of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, the National Council for Education and the Qualifications Agency visited Lisbon, and were introduced to the Portuguese educational system, in particular, their national qualifications framework and the system of prior […]

24. December 2019. 13:12

NQF AS AN INSTRUMENT FOR TRANSPARENCY AND CONNECTING THE WORLD OF LABOUR AND THE WORLD OF EDUCATION – NATIONAL CONFERENCE WITH INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION

Belgrade, December 16th 2019 The National conference with international participation took place in Sava Centre in Belgrade on December 16th 2019, organized in collaboration of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development and the “Development of an Integrated National Qualifications System in Serbia” project, and in partnership with the Qualifications Agency. Various aspects regarding […]

3. September 2018. 09:09

Conference on National Qualifications Framework in Serbia

On 30th August 2018, the Conference on National Qualifications Framework in Serbia was held in the Palace of Serbia. It was attended by more than 70 participants from different Ministries, relevant educational institutions, organizations, unions of employers, trade unions, associations of vocational schools and high schools, Conferences of Serbian Universities, National Employment Agency, Statistical Office […]

3. September 2018. 09:09

Qualifications Agency will be established by the end of 2018

By the end of 2018, the Serbian Government will establish the Qualifications Agency, and at the proposal of the Council of the National Qualifications Framework in Serbia (NQFS) Sector Skills Councils will be established, that will operate as social partnerships. Sturdy technological and economic changes have caused shifts in all segments of the society, especially […]

3. September 2018. 09:09

NEWS ABOUT FORMING OF THE NQFS COUNCIL

Pursuant to Article 12, Para 1 of the Law on National Qualifications Framework of Serbia („Official Gazette of RS” no. 27/18) and Article 43, Para 2 of the Law on Government („Official Gazette of RS” no. 55/05, 71/05 – corrigendum, 101/07, 65/08, 16/11, 68/12 – CS, 72/12, 7/14 – CS, 44/14 and 30/18 – state […]

12. April 2018. 11:04

The Law on the National Qualifications Framework in the Republic of Serbia adopted

The National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia adopted the Law on the National Qualifications Framework in the Republic of Serbia (NQFS) on the 5th of April, 2018. With the adoption of the NQFS Law, Serbia is institutionalising a system of qualifications acquired through formal and non-formal education. This system would provide easier mobility of […]

4. December 2017. 09:12

Study visit of Serbian delegation of Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development to the public of Republic of Croatia – Croatian Qualification Framework presented to the members of the delegation

Delegation of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development (MoESTD) visited Croatia, from the 3rd until the 6th of December 2017, within the project “European Qualifications Framework – National Coordinating Point 2017”. The delegation of the ministry consisted of: Ljiljana Todorović, Senior Advisor for normative and legal affairs in higher education, from the Sector […]

27. October 2017. 09:10

Law on National Qualifications Framework of the Republic of Serbia – Meeting of strategical members of Inter-Institutional Working Group

Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development, Mr Mladen Šarčević opened today the meeting of the Inter-Institutional Working Group for the establishment and implementation of the National Qualifications Framework in the Republic of Serbia (NQFS). During the meeting, the draft Law on the National qualifications framework developed by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological […]

9. October 2017. 15:10

Meeting with ETF Delegation

On Monday, 9th of October, 2017, a meeting was held with the representatives of the ETF delegation in the office of the Assistant Minister, Prof. dr Vesna Mandić, in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development with the aim of presenting of achievements in the development and the implementation of the National Qualifications Framework. […]

13. September 2017. 13:09

The first meeting of the Inter-institutional working group for the establishment and the implementation of the National Qualification Framework in Serbia

The first meeting of the Inter-Institutional Working Group for the establishment and the implementation of the National Qualifications framework in Serbia (NQFS) was held today, in the Palace of Serbia. The meeting was attended by the Assistant Minister for the Development and Higher Education Sector, Prof. dr Vesna Mandić, Steffen Hudolin, Head of Operations II, […]

27. June 2017. 09:06

Seminar NQF Serbia – From development to implementation; getting organised for better qualification

The Seminar – National Qualifications Framework in Serbia – from development to implementation; Getting organised for better qualifications, was held in Metropol Palace hotel, on the 27th of June, 2017. The event was organised by the European Training Foundation (ETF) in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development. In addition to the […]