From 21 to 24 August SEEU staff were in Krushevo within the framework of the Training and Development Programme, where different trainings were held. Well known internal and external experts were in the role of trainers during these days.
In his presentation, Rector Dika said that the aim of this training is for the staff to become personalized with the University. Speaking about the development strategy and challenges of the University, he said that “we are a train that is always in movement and we will manage to keep this trend only if we keep the right track and continue to differ from others in all aspects of the teaching and learning process.”
International experts took part in the training programme, such as the topic on “Quality and motivation” held by the Executive Director of the National Democratic Institute (NDI), in Macedonia, Mr. Chris Henshaw. He spoke about different aspects of leadership and motivation of employees.
Several workshops for service standards were part of the administration training led by the Secretary General, Mr. Xhevair Memedi. Moreover, special training for the finalization of certain service standards were conducted.
The Dean of the Faculty of Languages, Cultures and Communication, Prof. Andrew Goodspeed, spoke about ethical and professional communication, analyzing concrete case studies.
Staff training were also held by other Faculty deans, members of the Rectors Team, and others. In the context of training, in particular faculties addressed different topics such as: Master Studies –standardizing syllabus/procedure, Bologna, syllabus analysis, lectures, practical teaching, and student out of class workload.
Moreover, a focus of the training was quality enhancement of Master studies/case studies, diversifying assessment of students, SWOT analysis and planning for improvement, review and improvement of Master Thesis Class, and others.