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Study visit for teachers from Serbia

In the period November 10-13, Open the Windows hosted a group of teachers, psychologists and pedagogues from six schools from Novi Sad, Serbia, on a study visit to Macedonia.

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The guests visited several primary schools in Skopje and Veles and had the opportunity to discuss and exchange experiences with their Macedonian colleagues. Assistive technology use and inclusive educational practices were the main points of interest.

“The study visit was very useful for us. We had the opportunity to see how the computer, the assistive technology and the competency of our colleagues is supporting the inclusion of students with disabilities in mainstream instruction“, said Danica Kocevska, a lower grade teacher.

At the Ministry of Education and Science, the visitors from Serbia met the head of the department for primary and secondary education Elena Ivanovska and her coworkers. They stressed the importance of assistive technology with regards to the efforts to modernize the educational system and improve its inclusiveness.

The study visit was organized within the Active Inclusion in Mainstream Education Project, funded by Diakonie Austria and implemented in cooperation with the Ecumenical Humanitarian Organizacion (EHO) from Novi Sad.