Description of RTD activities
Subjects of the research are: curriculum, learning process, class management, encouragement of student creative potential, teacher training and family-school collaboration. Research on learning process and conditions for achieving quality of knowledge in sciences and social disciplines in primary and secondary school comprises following issues: research in syllabuses, textbooks and teaching process, on one hand and outcomes of learning process, on the other hand; effects of cooperative learning on social climate in class, students’ attitudes towards school subjects, and quality of knowledge; impacts of students’ goals orientation and learning strategies in their academic achievement; ability to understand the language and use it efficiently; cultural and intercultural dimension in curriculum.
Experiences in international Programmes
1. Round table: Cooperation in the field of education among countries developed on the territory of former Yugoslavia: Education for democracy and peace in the countries of former Yugoslavia through the teaching of History, Geography, Literature and Civil Education, 13-15 September 2002, Brijuni, Croatia.Representatives of Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Slovenia each gave an account of changes in the field of education from 1991-2002. Discussion involved similarities and dissimilarities within the framework of existing educational systems in former Yugoslav Republics.
2. Round table: Cooperation in the field of education among former Yugoslav Republics: Education for democracy in former Yugoslav Republics - incorporating European dimension into school system, 2-7 March, Bad Urach, Germany. At the Bad Urach conference the representatives of former Yugoslav Republics discussed the incorporation of European dimensions into national curriculums and recommendations were given for further adaptation of education systems to European standards
Organisation is/was involved in projects funded by the following RTD programmes
Inserted / Updated
2005-11-01 / 2008-12-26