Kosovo innovative teachers win the third prize in Europe

On 23rd of March, 2012, Shkëndije Nagavci and Laura Pruthi, teachers from “Zekeria Rexha” Primary School in Gjakovo, were voted third place in the Teachers Prize at the European Innovative Educators Forum in Lisbon Portugal. This qualifies them to attend the Microsoft Global Forum with teachers from all over the world, which this year will [...]

“Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures” – Celebrating International Women’s Day

  On 8th of March, USAID’s Basic Education Program joined thousands of celebrations, events and rallies around the world to mark International Women’s Day.  Sixty girls from 16 primary schools came together for a girls and technology day. The girls eagerly engaged in experimenting with different forms of educational technology coupled with conducting online research [...]

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. [...]