News archive - [Event Review] Regional Cooperation in Educational Statistics

A workshop titled Regional Cooperation in the Field of Education Statistics was held on December 6-7, 2012 in Belgrade. The event was organised by the Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit within the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development and the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia, supported by the European Commission – TAIEX Programme.

The objective of the conference was to contribute to integration of statistical systems of the countries of the Western Balkans into a joint European statistical system through development, processing and distribution of statistics in the area of education on the basis of single standards and harmonised methodology. The delegations of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYR of Macedonia, Montenegro, Turkey and Serbia participated actively as did the representatives of Eurostat, Centre for Research in Education and Innovation (CERI/OECD), European Training Forum (ETF), National Educational Council of Finland, International Network of Educational Policy Centres, KulturContacta, UNICEF, Centre for Educational Policy and Belgrade University.

The workshop participants concluded that there was considerable and important space for joint action of the Western Balkans countries in the field of development and improvement of education statistics and creation of education policies. They also concluded that it was vital to focus, in the upcoming period, on establishing a functional and efficient mechanism of cooperation and exchange of experiences.

Source: 14th Newsletter on Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction

Geographical focus
  • Albania
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Europe
  • Montenegro
  • Republic of North Macedonia
  • Serbia
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Social Sciences

Entry created by Danaja Lorencic on January 11, 2013
Modified on January 11, 2013