Education for Employment, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Education for Employment, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The First Steering Committee of the EU funded Project “Education for Employment, BiH“

The first Steering Committee Meeting of the EU funded Project “Education for Employment, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH)” was held on Tuesday, April 14th, 2021.

During the meeting the attendees became better acquainted with the tasks and goals of this project,  its specific components, as well as the planned communication and visibility activities.

The Steering Committee Rules of Procedure were also presented at the meeting, while attendees had the opportunity to discuss the Project Inception Report, as well as the project tasks of the planned working groups. It was concluded that the Steering Committee will appoint the working group members on behaf of their institutions within the next seven days.

The Steering Committee Meeting was attended by representatives of the Delegation of the European Union to BiH, the Directorate for European Integration, the Ministry of Civil Affairs of BiH, representatives of all the education ministries  at the Entity and Cantonal levels and the Department of Education of Brcko District  BiH, as well as representatives of agencies dealing with education issues in BiH. In order to overcome a high unemployment rate and a huge mismatch of the education and training systems with the demands of the labour market, the EU funded project “Education for Employment, BiH” aims to produce human resources in line with the labour market needs in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project will assist BiH authorities in improving capacity and structure for planning the educational process and quality of educational outcomes.