NSO is an association of academies from 5 universities in the Netherlands. NSO offers high-quality training courses aimed at personal development, competencies and skills of (future) managers in education (including an accredited program Master in Educational Management). The team of experts is strongly rooted in the practice of education, management and leadership. Over the years NSO has developed and implemented a large number of international projects. Examples are the large-scale projects on Comprehensive Educational Leadership Trainings, implemented in various countries. Other international projects and services involve research, consultancies, program development and management, teaching and training – aimed at strengthening capacities in educational management, school leadership, development of curriculums and standards in these fields. NSO also has considerable experience in the evaluation of multi-actor projects in education. NSO experts also have training experience in Serbia.

     In the project, NSO experts will share their knowledge and competencies with all stakeholders involved, such as: university teachers and trainers, school principals associations and local authorities, helping them build and execute the complete Master program in Educational Leadership. The areas of expertise involve Educational Research, Enhancing Learning/Teaching Environments, Curriculum Development, Assessment, Application of Technology in Teaching and Learning, Materials Development, Quality Care, Strategic School Management, School Culture, School Organization and Governance, Leadership, Communication, Innovation and Change Management, Culture of Learning Organizations, Human Resource Management, Financial Management and System Leadership. NSO will also actively cooperate in the trainings, give a seminar/workshop and host internship students, as well as contribute to the establishment of the network of education leadership stakeholders and participate in other activities.