Effective Municipalities – Better Education

Project Goal:
The goal of this project is to support the municipalities in Republic of Macedonia to successfully implement the decentralization of education. The main objective was to identify the existing  human resources capacities in the municipalities in aim to plan a long-term support in their further professional development.

Timeframe:
Start Date: January 2009 / Completion Date: June 2010

Funding: Balkan Trust for Democracy http://www.gmfus.org/balkantrust/

Results:
· 10 regional presentations were organized for the municipality educational officials;
· Data base for the municipality officials responsible for education was created based upon their answers in the filled questionnaires obtained from 78 representatives in 76 municipalities;
· The publication “Research of the needs for support of decentralization in the education” was created, and it represents a report from a research which was realized in order to gather data and conduct analysis of the needs for professional development of the municipality officials responsible for education. The research was implemented in 76 out of 84 municipalities in republic of Macedonia and in the City of Skopje.