On September 27, 2022, in the premises of the MIOS training center in Tuzla, a round table was held on the topic: "Key competences for the 21st century - How do we prepare children and young people for future life and the labor market".

During the round table we had the opportunity to:

  • discuss the skills and knowledge that today's employers expect from their employees;
  • discuss ways of developing key skills in children and young people, in formal and non-formal education;
  • define recommendations and guidelines for creating strategies in formal and non-formal education, for improving knowledge and skills in social and financial education of children and youth in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The panelists during the round table were:

  • Azra Berilo, human resources manager in the organization MI-Bospo
  • Mirha Skakić, chemical engineering and technology engineer, nutrition consultant at the Education Center "Nahla", nutritionist at FK Tuzla City
  • Ajla Mulić, bachelor of special education and rehabilitation, youth worker

The key question during the round table was: "How, through formal and nonformal education, to develop competencies, in children and young people, necessary for future life and employment?"

Some of the conclusions after the presentation of the panelists were:

  • connect formal and nonformal education in the context of professional orientation of children and young people;
  • create sections within schools whose work will include cooperation with the local community;
  • advocate mandatory professional development of teaching staff and those who work with children and young people;
  • develop self-confidence and responsibility in children and young people;
  • build relationships of trust between children (youth) and teachers;
  • development of life skills in children and young people through departmental community classes in schools;
  • establish parenting community education practices with the aim of improving and developing parenting competencies.

The international association "Interactive Open Schools" Tuzla organized a round table within the implementation of the project "ACT4ROM - Action for Roma participation, entrepreneurship, employment and empowerment".

The project is implemented by the International Association "Interactive Open Schools" Tuzla in cooperation with partner organizations Partners per Femijet - Albania, Help for children - Serbia, Dokoran School, Wide Open School - Slovakia.

The general goal of the project is to introduce and improve an innovative learning model based on the exchange of programs between partner countries.

The project is implemented within the framework of the Erasmus + program and is financed by the Executive Agency for Education, Audiovisual Culture and Culture, which operates within the framework of powers delegated by the European Commission.

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