MА Nikola Lazić

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Nikola Lazić is a Research Assistant at the Institute for Political Studies in Belgrade. He graduated from the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Belgrade (international studies), completed his master's studies at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Belgrade (master's studies in political science, study program Elections and election campaigns). He is a doctoral student at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Belgrade (doctoral studies in political science). In his scientific and research work, he deals with topics from the field of political behavior, electoral motivation, political, party and electoral system, as well as the field of education. He published works from these fields in scientific and professional magazines and thematic anthologies. He is the author of the collection of poetry "The Fison Valley".


Higher education plays a key role in the development of a country and society. Cooperation between different universities and educational institutions at the international level is important for enriching the educational experience of students, sharing knowledge and innovation, and promoting cultural diversity. This scientific paper examines the scope of the influence of the French Republic and its educational model on the development of higher education in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The specificity of Bosnia and Herzegovina is reflected in the multiculturalism that dominates, but also in the fact that this country has been constituting itself for the last few decades. In order to represent the interests and needs of different groups in the most successful ways, Bosnia and Herzegovina applied the existing examples of good practice from France in various social spheres, among others in the field of education. The French education system is one of the world's most successful higher education systems. In addition, the French state, through various incentives such as donations or scholarships to the best students, influenced the development and institutionalization of universities around the world. The basic hypothesis on which this work is based is that inter-university cooperation between France and Bosnia and Herzegovina contributes to the improvement of the quality of higher education, especially in terms of academic excellence and research capacities of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The method on the basis of which the hypothesis is tested is the method of technology and knowledge transfer techniques, and the comparative method will be used as an additional method.


NATIONAL MODEL OF DUAL EDUCATION IN THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA Normative and institutional framework, implementation, challenges, problems and risks

Dual education is a form of secondary vocational education, and duality implies that education and training are implemented in two places, at school and at the employer, i.e. at the training center that corresponds to the certain job. The dual model of education in the Republic of Serbia is not a rewritten law from some country with examples of good practice; but adopted in accordance with the education system of our country, its social, institutional, economic and economic frameworks. This model of education in the Republic of Serbia is currently a voluntary model and every student can return to the classical model of learning at any time. The law was adopted in 2017, and its full implementation started in 2019. The implementation of dual education requires greater resources than those currently available, there is a lack of staff, expertise and funding in the process of implementation of dual model of education. It is necessary to provide more information to all actors and stakeholders and involve them in the process itself. Around 2,600 students enrolled in the first grade based on the dual model, and according to internal data from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, there are around 7,000 students in the dual education system and 37 dual education profiles, 104 schools and 460 companies that will implement work-based learning, and around 900 companies are involved.


ANTI-SYSTEM MOVEMENTS IN SERBIA AS AN ILLUSION OF POLITICAL PARTIES Analysis during the election years from 2014 to 2018: Dosta je bilo, Pokret slobodnih građana, Beli - samo jako, Ne da(vi)mo Beograd

New movements direct their actions towards civilian authorities and politicians who have the power to realize the goals of the movement, but there is often a conflict between the movement and the government, that is, between the movement and the established society that the authorities represent. These movements believe that political establishment has failed and that they can no longer represent satisfactory solutions to demanding political problems. The three most important approaches of social theories recognize the following concepts: the concept of resource mobilization and the concept of structures of political opportunities and the concept of framing. The relative success of the revolt against the establishment ultimately depends on the ability of political actors to convince potential supporters that they really stand against the power elite, and that they are not part of the power elite structure or some kind of insiders. The success of a movement depends on the broad acceptance of the message, and the acceptance of the message will depend on how well it fits into the perception of reality or how well the perception can be manipulated. However, only at the beginning, it seemed in Serbia that these new movements would be heralds of new political trends and a new light into the existing system. They actually profited only from the weakening of certain opposition parties or unions, but short-lived. They failed and could not establish a permanent organization and structure, a single membership and program.



In this paper we will present the results and analysis of the first exit poll that has been done in Serbia, or more precisely, in Belgrade municipality of Voždovac. During election day of the 2020 Serbian parliamentary election, we collected data from 2969 respondents in 40 voting spots. We applied number of statistical and data collection procedures in order to improve precision of predication. The collected data provided the evidence of a very accurate prediction. Beside the prediction of election results, we collected demographic data, as well as data of the timing of the making the decision to vote. Therefore, for the explorative purposes we present that data in the paper. We found significant differences among demographic categories regarding party/electoral list preferences. Additionally, we identify different patterns between SNS and Šapić voters, i.e. we found that SNS voters mostly decided to vote for this list a long time ago, while Šapić voters mostly decided to vote for this electoral list a few days before the elections. In conclusion, we discuss the possible reasons of such pattern.



In order for a parliament to be considered democratic, the basic function it needs to satisfy is to adequately perform a representative function, i.e. to adequately represent the citizens of a country. It should also meet another criterion - to reflect the social diversity of the population in terms of gender, language, religion, ethnicity or some other politically important characteristics. There should be mechanisms that would give additional rights to the representatives of minority groups in parliament in order to work on an equal basis and the representative function they perform. The affirmative action, i.e. the amendment of the law and the establishment of the natural threshold for national minorities, enabled them to enter the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia on independent lists for the first time. What has been noticeable in all convocations since 2000 is that Roma minority list has achieved any significant results, although the Roma national minority is the second largest in Serbia, right after Hungarians. One of the conclusions was that territorial dispersion has an impact on this, although the low level of education of the Roma population can be added to this consideration. Other minorities had a relatively good representation in parliament. National minorities are included in almost all committees and are relatively well represented.