Students in Trebinje will have innovative and appropriate curricula

The needs of the local labor market in the Republic of Srpska are increasingly demanding innovation and change and adaptation to new trends, demand, techniques.

In order to respond to all new challenges of the local labor market, through support for the project “Efficient connection of education and economy: improving practical training in the hospitality and tourism sectors, electricity and metal processing in the City of Trebinje”, Helvetas Foundation My future is external supported the revision of the curricula carried out by the esteemed professors of the Technical School of Trebinje in accordance with the legal solutions in the Republic of Srpska, which allow changes of up to 30%.

The audit was done on the basis of the obtained Consent of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska for the participation of schools within the project.

From now on, the occupations for electrician – electrician (three-year program) and technician CNC technology (four-year program) in the Technical School of Trebinje have more innovative and customized curricula which, we are convinced, will have the ultimate goal of new jobs in the labor market for needs of employers.

The process of revision of curricula, within the legal preconditions, was carried out in close cooperation with the economy, and included the formation of teams for individual occupations and the holding of four workshops at which proposals for changes were created. These proposals were adopted by the Professional Active and the Teachers’ Council of the school, and sent for approval to the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska, which this Ministry gave on September 18, 2020. years.

After obtaining the consent for the revised programs for the professions of electrician – electrician and technician, CNC technology began to apply them, so that students of these professions in the Technical School of Trebinje already attend classes in accordance with the needs of the labor market.

The project is implemented by the Development Agency of the City of Trebinje, the City of Trebinje and the Helvetas My Future Foundation, in cooperation with the Trebinje Technical High School, the Trebinje High School Center, the Trebinje Regional Chamber of Commerce and business entities participating in student internships in targeted occupations 2020. years.