Dual Education Open Doors Day – “A step towards practical knowledge” was celebrated today in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia gathering a large number of young people and their parents who wanted to learn more about the benefits and offer of the dual education model for the next school year.
Director of the Office for Dual Education and National Qualifications Framework Prof. Gabrijela Grujić stated that in addition to representatives of educational institutions, representatives of 31 companies from the territory of the City of Belgrade, which implement a dual model of education in cooperation with 22 secondary schools, have also been here today.
– Gathering a large number of schools and companies applying the dual model of education makes this event an excellent opportunity for young people and their parents to learn about the advantages of the dual model and the ways in which work-based learning, realised in a real working environment, provides a quality basis for building a successful career – Mrs Grujic said.
The head of the Centre for Education, Dual Education and Education Policy of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mirjana Kovačević, M.Sc., and Deputy Mayor of Belgrade Vesna Vidović spoke about the model of dual education at the event. Mrs Kovačević and Mrs Vidović assessed the meeting as successful and expressed the hope that this was only the first in a series of events of this format that would be organized throughout Serbia in order to promote dual education.