10 June 2013
The latest CEP publication Teaching Profession for the 21st Century was presented at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade on the 6th June, 2013. On this occasion, Gordana Miljevic, ATEPIE project manager and Jelena Vranješević, PhD, leader of Serbian project team, spoke about the book.
Gordana Miljević provided a brief description of the project Advancing Teacher Professionalism for Inclusive, Quality and Relevant Education – ATEPIE and the regional context from which this book emerged. Jelena Vranješević presented key topics covered in the publication: how the Framework of Teacher Competences was developed, its structure and content, and its possible application in the regional and national contexts.
Attendees of this promotion were primary and secondary school teachers, representatives of the Serbian Association of Teachers, Centre for Interactive Pedagogy, Centres for Professional Development, Teachers’ Training Faculty and the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade.
Publications Teaching Profession for the 21st Century is a result of cooperation between experts in the field of education in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia, international experts in this field, and CEP project team. It provides guidelines for the development, adaptation and/ or revision of national documents relating to the education and professional development of the teaching profession. These guidelines sumarise knowledge, qualities, commitment to human rights and social justice, as well as other values that teachers need to have in order to ensure that their students are prepared for life in the twenty-first century. The publication is a comprehensive regional document that can help bridging the gap between education policies for teachers and their practice.
Teaching Profession for the 21st Century has been published in English, Macedonian and Serbian language.