EDUCATIONAL POLICY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION: STANDARDS AND CHALLENGES OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA’S АCCESSION PROCESS
As a country that has EU membership as its main foreign policy goal, the Republic of Serbia has been conducting negotiations for membership in the Union since 2014. This process involves negotiations that are divided into 35 chapters. The chapter that was first temporarily closed on the same day it was opened is Chapter 26, which deals with education and culture. The subject of this paper will be European education with a focus on the phases of development, goals, standards and instruments of European educational policy. The second part of the paper will be dedicated to a more detailed analysis of the conditions contained in Chapter 26 that Serbia has to meet in order to achieve compliance with the standards proclaimed by the EU. The last part of the paper shows the degree of harmonization of the education system of the Republic of Serbia with EU standards in the mentioned area. The author concludes that it is necessary to review the existing performance at all levels of education and especially to work on improving a greater degree of inclusion and accessibility of all levels of education.
- Beker, Peter. 2019. „Obrazovna politika” U Evropa od A do Š, ur. Aleksandra Popović, 229-233. Beograd: Fondacija Konrad Adenauer.
- Beukel, Erik. 2001. Educational Policy: Institutionalization and Multi-Level Governance, In Explaining change in EU education policy, Heiko Walkenhorst, 567–587. Department of Government University of Essex UK.
- Bodroški Spariosu, Biljana. 2017. Univerzitetsko obrazovanje pred stalnim izazovima. Beograd: Institut za pedagogiju i andragogiju Filozofskog fakulteta Univerziteta u Beogradu.
- Budapest-Vienna Declaration on the European Higher Education Area, March 12, 2010, https://www.eurashe.eu/library/modernising-phe/EHEA_2010_Budapest-Vienna-Declaration.pdf, Последњи приступ: 01.07.2020.
- Consolidated version of the Treaty on European Union [TEU], OJ C 115, 9.5.2008, p. 13–45.
- Consolidated version of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union [TFEU], OJ C 202, 7.6.2016, p. 1–388.
- Council of the European Communities. 1988a. European Educational Policy Statements Luxemburg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities.
- Council of the European Union. 2002. Declaration of the European Ministers of Vocational Education and Training, and the European Commission, convened in Copenhagen on 29 and 30 November 2002, on enhanced European cooperation in vocational education and training — ‘The Copenhagen Declaration’ (Not published in the Official Journal).
- Council of the European Union. 2009. „Council conclusions of 12 May 2009 on strategic framework for European cooperation in the education and training (ET 2020)”. OJ C 119, 28.5.2009, p. 2–10.
- European Comission [EC]. 2010. “Europe 2020 – A European Strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth”. COM (2010) 2020.
- European Council. 2000. Lisbon European Council 23 and 24 March Presidency Conclusion, https://www.consilium.europa.eu/uedocs/cms_data/docs/pressdata/en/ec/00100-r1.en0.htm, Последњи приступ: 30.06.2020.
- Eurostat. EU Benchmarks: Education and Training 2020. https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/education-and-training/eu-benchmarks, Последњи приступ: 08.07.2020.
- Lazarević Vušurović, Аna. 2017. „EU Standardi u obrazovanju u Srbiji” U Evropa za mene, ur. Dragan R. Simić, Dejan Milenković i Dragan Živojinović, 455-464. Beograd: Univerzitet u Beogradu – Fakultet političkih nauka.
- Charter of Fundamental rights of the European Union 2000. OJ C 326, 26.10.2012, p. 391–407.
- The Bologna Declaration of 19 June 1999: Joint declaration of the European Ministers of Education, https://www.eurashe.eu/library/modernising-phe/Bologna_1999_Bologna- Declaration.pdf, Последњи приступ: 01.07.2020.
- Treaty Establishing the European Economic Community and Related Instruments [EEC T] 1951. Document 11957E
- Vladimir Medović, ur. 2018. Pojmovnik EU. Beograd: Delegacija Evropske unije u Srbiji.
- Walkenhorst, Heiko. 2008. Explaining change in EU education policy, Journal of European Public Policy, 15:4, 567–587, DOI: 10.1080/13501760801996741.
- Европска комисија. 2019. Република Србија: Извештај за 2019. годину. Брисел: Европска комисија.