Project title: "Master Programme for Subject Teachers in Serbia"
Acronym: "M.A.S.T.S."
Reference number: JP 511170-2010
Application year: 2010
Grant: 731716.2 EUR
Duration: 3 years + 1 year extension
Scope: National
Eligebility period start: October 15th, 2010
Eligebility period end: October 14th, 2013
Extended until: October 14th, 2014


Subprogramme: Joint Project-Curriculum Reform

Subject areas:
Teacher training and education science
Interdisciplinary Studies

Project objectives:

  1. to develop a modern, interdisciplinary Master - level programme (60 ECTS) for future subjects teachers in the second cycle of primary education and in general and vocational secondary education in Serbia within the Law on the Foundations of the Education System and the framework of Bologna process,
  2. to improve quality and strengthen the importance of higher teacher education in Serbia in accordance with modern scientific knowledge and current curricula in the European Union,
  3. to connect with institutions and research institutes, dealing with higher education, in order to insure continuous modernization of the educational process through international cooperation,
  4. to develop appropriate mechanisms to ensure that legal framework is aligned with the proposed reform leading to the harmonization and regulation of teacher profession in Serbia.

University of Belgrade, University of Novi Sad, University of Niš, University of Kragujevac, State University of Novi Pazar, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, Provincial Secretariat for Education of Vojvodina, National Council of Higher Education of the Republic of Serbia, National Education Council, Educational Forum, Institute for Educational Improvement, Institute for Education Quality and Evaluation, The Association of Agricultural Secondary Schools, The Association of Serbian Gymnasia, Bath Spa University, University of Debrecen, University of Helsinki, University of Innsbruck and Metropolitan University College of Copenhagen.