As part of the project “Improving educational effectiveness of primary schools” it was planned to create and implement professional development programs for school staff. The main goal of the seminars is to improve pupils’ achievement through training for teachers, school counselors and principals to improve key elements of quality teaching that are based on the studies of educational effectiveness. The seminars in Serbia obtained accreditation by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia.

In Serbia, the trainings are organized and realized for 240 teachers, school counselors and principals during nine months (from October 2015 till June 2016). Seminar participants will receive a total of 72 points of professional training, as well as very practical and useful knowledge and skills that are recognized as the most important for teaching and student learning.