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17. Jan 2017.

Belgrade Open School organized four info sessions in order to present Support Programme for civil society and media in the area of European integration (the Programme), which will be implemented in the scope of project "Civil Society as a Force for a Change in the Serbia’s EU Accession Process". Info sessions were organized with the goal to give interested parties a closer look to Open call for submission of project proposals within the Programme.

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13. Dec 2016.

On Thursday, December 8th 2016, Diploma Awarding Ceremony was held for the students of XXIII generation of the educational programme "Future Studies" of The Belgrade Open School. This year the Diploma Awarding Ceremony took place at the Museum of Yugoslav History as part of the conference Move.Link.Engage organized by The Belgrade Open School.

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09. Dec 2016.

On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016, National Center of Euroguidance Network in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development and the Ministry of Youth and Sports for the fourth time organized a national Euroguidance conference “Career guidance and counseling in the Republic of Serbia". On this occasion, prizes and awards within the First National Euroguidance competition examples of good practice in the field of career guidance and counseling were awarded.

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06. Dec 2016.

November on the Programme "Future Studies" for the students of the XXIV generation began with an active discussion and lecture by professor Ivan Milenkovic on the topic Absence of critical thinking. With this lecture module Future of the State and Society began.

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30. Nov 2016.

On Tuesday, November 29th 2016, the participants of the educational programme PolitiKAS attended the last lecture in the fall semester of the academic year 2016/2017. With this lecture both modules have been completed - Politics I and European Integrations.

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25. Nov 2016.

Belgrade Open School organized a conference "National Annual Conference on Career Guidance and Counseling", fourth year in a row, which is accredited by The Institute for Advancing Education and Upbringing of the Republic of Serbia. The conference was organized on 23th of November 2016 at The Hotel Palace, and brought together more than 100 teachers from all over Serbia.

The aim of the "National Annual Conference of career guidance and counseling" was to provide specific advice and mechanisms to schools and teachers in order to improve their career guidance and counseling services. During the conference, examples of good practice from all over Serbia have been presented to the participants as an “engine” of changes in the world of education.

Among others, the attendees were addressed by Ms. Vesna Djukic, General Director of Belgrade Open School, Ms. Snezana Klasnja, Assistant Minister of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Ms. Jelica Ristic Cirovic, Independent Advisor of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development,  and Mr. Nikola Mikasinovic, Program Coordinator at Solidar Suisse.

The conference gathered representatives of public administration and local government, schools, faculties, civil society and other relevant stakeholders in order to discuss the challenges and opportunities for further development as well as possible innovations of the system of lifelong career guidance. Also, participants had the opportunity to discuss problems at the local level and examples of good practice.

Furthermore, two publications developed by the Belgrade Open School were presented: Analysis of Schools' Programs and Plans for Career Guidance and Counseling and Manual for the Promotion of Educational Profiles in Secondary Schools. A special attention was paid to the presentation of the results of The Working group for the development of service standards for career guidance and counseling. Afterwards, participants had the opportunity to attend work sessions in four areas: How to write a Plan for career guidance and counseling; How to work with youth from socially disadvantaged groups, Tips for career counselors and How to promote educational profiles and fundraise. Within these panels, the participants had the opportunity to engage in discussion with experts and representatives of schools who presented examples of good practice.

The Expert conference was organized within the project Advocating for continuity in the implementation of the career guidance policy in Serbia – KviS on BIS II with aims to support the development of employability among young people and to promote lifelong learning through improvement of sustainability and quality of the system of career guidance and counselling. The project is implemented by the Belgrade Open School and funded by the Solidar Suisse – Office in Serbia.

23. Nov 2016.

Belgrade Open School and Open Society Foundations (OSF) Scholarship Programs invite OSF alumni to submit Policy Paper Outlines for the Regional Alumni Conference 2017 to be held within the project “Improving the Policy Impact of OSF Alumni Network in the Western Balkans”.

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07. Nov 2016.

During the Central European University (CEU) Alumni Chapter meeting in Serbia, which took place at 4th of November, 2016 in the premises of the Belgrade Open School, Ms Sara Pendjer and Mr Nikola Burazer, new Chapter leaders presented themselves to alumni community and BOS team.

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03. Nov 2016.

Students of XXIV generation of educational programme "Future Studies" began the October activities with module Skills for the Future. This modul was opened through the workshop called Career management with Bojana Jevtović, from the Belgrade Open School. They were talking about what is a career and what makes a career, as well as what are the skills needed for successfully building their careers and how to be satisfied with the work that you do.

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26. Oct 2016.

Central European University (CEU) announced call for applicants for MA and PhD programs in academic 2017/2018. Deadline for application submission is February 1st, 2017. Applicants who send application until this date, will be considered for receiving the scholarship at the same time. Scholarship covers tuition, health insurance and accommodation in student campus. In the academic year 2015/2016 more than 85% of students got some kind of financial support.

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