Aims and objectives

Wider objective:

To improve student learning in Serbia through the improvement of the professional competencies of principals and other educational leaders.


Specific project objectives:

1. To develop and implement a joint, modern, interdisciplinary 60 ECTS Master program in Educational Leadership, including professional development courses, that will address Serbian Standards for Competencies for principals, Law on the Foundations of the Educational System and Strategy for Development of Education, as well as be built on rigorous research evidence and Bologna principles. The program will be modular and practice-oriented, and will increase competencies of aspiring educational leaders, school principals and middle management, as well as of school boards and employees in local, regional and national educational authorities.


2. To establish an Educational Leadership Network (ELN) for exchange of experiences, discourse on educational leadership, identification of issues in educational leadership in Serbia, and formulation of recommendations for their improvement.