SSCC: Conference Dual Education Serbia 2018

18 October 2018

SSCC Conference Dual Education Serbia 2018

Supplying the economy with qualified labour remains to be one of the key challenges on the Serbian market and the dual education system is expected to play a major part in the future economic development of the country. 

As the VET system is a central pillar of the Swiss economy’s innovation and performance, SSCC’s upcoming conference will provide a platform for the public-private discussion about current results and future challenges related to developing and implementing the dual education system in Serbia.

At this moment, SSCC’s guests of honor include H.E. Philippe Guex, Ambassador of Switzerland to the Republic of Serbia and to Montenegro, Dr. Gabrijela Grujić, Assistant Minister, Ministry for Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Marko Čadež, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Serbia, and Dr. Ursula Renold, Head of Division Comparative Education System Research, ETH Zurich.

Thursday, October 18, 2018, Hilton Hotel Belgrade

Moderator: Mrs. Myriam Fridman Dobrota

The Draft Agenda of the Conference

TIME TOPIC SPEAKERS/PANELISTS
10.30 – 11.00 Registration of participants ● Mr. Majo Micovic, SSCC President
11.00 – 11.10 Introductory note

● SSCC’s role in providing support to the development of a dual education system in Serbia

 
11.10 – 11.55 Welcoming addresses

● Dual education system in the Republic of Serbia TBC
● VET system as a central pillar of the Swiss economy’s innovation and performance
● Importance of the dual education system for the future development of the Serbian economy and society

● H.E. Mladen Sarcevic, Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia TBC
● H.E. Philippe Guex, Ambassador of Switzerland to the Republic of Serbia and to Montenegro
● Mr. Marko Cadez, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia CCIS
11.55– 12.35 Keynote speeches

● Dual education system in Serbia: model and main characteristics
● Commonalities and Differences between the Serbian and Swiss Dual Education System

● Dr. Gabrijela Grujic, Assistant Minister, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of RS
● Dr. Ursula Renold, Head of Division Comparative Education System Research, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
12.35-13.40 Panel discussion:

● Switzerland’s VET system: ensuring an adequate supply of skilled workers for the Swiss economy
● Serbia’s Master plan to implement dual vocational education and training: challenges and opportunities
● Legal aspects: Commission for the monitoring of the dual education system based on the Article 40 of the Serbian Dual Education Law
● Generating interest in dual VET system among Serbian businessmen
● Cooperation with the private sector companies to identify needed HR profiles
● Perception of the dual education system in Serbia

● Dr. Ursula Renold, Head of Division Comparative Education System Research, ETH Zurich

● Dr. Gabrijela Grujic, Assistant Minister, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of RS
● Mr. Majo Micovic, SSCC President and General Manager Sky Express d.o.o.
● Mrs. Mirjana Kovacevic, Director at Education Division, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia
● Mr. Edin Dacic, President of the General Assembly, Standard Furniture Serbia
● Mr. Dragan Tucakovic, Director of the Technical School in Uzice

13.40-14.00 Q&A  
14.00-14.20 Closing address ● Mr. Majo Micovic, SSCC President
14.20-15.20 Networking cocktail  

 

Confirm appreciate via e-mail at office@sscc.rs no later than by Monday, October 15, 2018 by 11 AM.