On May 9th, 2017, Center for Monitoring and Research and University of Donja Gorica successfully organized the third workshop within the project “Be Ready for European values”. The third workshop on theme “Montenegrin Educational System: From Theoretical To Practical Knowledge And Acquisition Of Skills” was held at the Sea Fort hotel in Bar. The workshop was opened by prof. Milan Podunavac, Dean of Humanistic Studies, Andrea Popović, Advisor to the Directorate of Youth in the Ministry of Sports and MsC Nikoleta Tomović, Executive Director of CeMI.
At the workshop prof. Dragan Đukanović, director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics from Belgrade spoke on theme “Opportunities and Possibilities for Youth in Montenegro – How to Be Competitive for Young People in the EU” and Prof. Tatiana Hirivikova, Vice Dean for Scientific Research at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Bratislava, spoke on the topic of “The significance of verbal and non-verbal communication in intercultural meetings”.
A panel discussion on “Montenegrin Educational System: Are We Ready for the Labor Market?” was organized within the workshop, where representatives of the student parliament of the University of Montenegro, the Students’ Association of the University of Donja Gorica, the Student Parliament from Cetinje, the Union of High School Students, and other student organizations discussed the best model of education system in Montenegro, in order to improve the educational system to European standards. Executive Director of Juventas, Ivana Vujovic, also the author of the study “More Successful Preparation of Secondary Vocational School Students for Labor Market”, talked about the skills and knowledge that are the most needed for young people to readily go to the European labor market.
Lectures were organized so that a lot of attention was devoted to the active participation of all participants in discussions, to debating open issues and conducting interactive discussions.