Pristina Green School Inauguration

On 12 May, the Pristina Green School was officially opened by the US ambassador. Earlier in the week, BEP staff worked to procure books for the library and tiles for the chemistry lab. They also installed a wireless router in the Library. BEP staff supported the technology teacher in running the Technology Club in the [...]

Professional development training program for the implementation of the Standards.

To support the implementation of the Standards, the Basic Education Program developed an outline of a three level (tiered) Ten (10) module professional development training program for school directors, components of which are relevant to municipal education officers (and others). This training program outline is Basic Education’s response to the last two purposes of the [...]

Application of IT in English Language Teaching and Learning

From 13 to 15 May, the draft course was implemented in a workshop for 25 teachers and teacher trainers. The workshop discussed applications of IT technology in teaching and learning English. Expert Stephen Luke facilitated the workshop with four other Master Learning Facilitators: Jehona Xhaferi, Edita Fejza, Petrit Tahiri and Fitore Hoxha. Different applications of [...]

Two Programs Collaborate

  When Michael Konig, Education Attache at the Austrian Embassy in Pristina, heard about the facilitation of learning standards course developed by the Program, he immediately realized the value of such a course for teachers involved in KulturKontakt’s materials development programming. Further exploration revealed a number of areas for collaboration between BEP and KulturKontakt resulting [...]

Teachers collaborate to improve their teaching

  One of USAID’s Basic Education Program aims is to support the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology as well as Municipal Education Departments and schools by assisting them to build a sustainable teacher professional development system. In order to do this the Program is working to develop a culture of change in which teachers [...]