Microsoft Innovative Educator Forum

  The USAID Basic Education Program, Microsoft Partners in Learning and Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has organized the first “Microsoft Innovative Educator Forum” an event where teachers shared innovative educational projects they have organized in their schools. Teachers from seven schools in Kosovo shared their projects in an exhibition held before the awards [...]

Celebrating the International Mother Language Day, 21 February.

On 21st February, at the “Green School” in Pristina, USAID’s Basic Education Program invited students from different parts of Kosovo to celebrate the “International Mother Language Day”, the theme was “Voices of Kosovo” – value your own mother language while appreciating the language of others!. Working in groups with students of different languages, the students [...]

USAID’s Basic Education Program launches its ‘Classroom Makeover’ guide book

On 10th February, USAID’s Basic Education Program organized a promotional event at the Ministry of Education Science and Technology (MEST ) to launch its ‘Classroom Makeover’ guide book. The book contains practical examples and photographs from the 30 minute programs recently broadcast on national television as well as additional ideas from international and local experts. [...]

Enhancing the professional culture of teachers

During 2011, USAID’s Basic Education Program (BEP) screened a series of movies, with educational themes, in a number of cities. These proved popular with the teachers who attended these events, which included a panel discussion. The Kosovo teachers’ union, Sindikata e Bashkuar e Arsimit, Shkencës dhe Kulturës (SBASHK), which works both to defend its members’ [...]