Reforms of Policies in the Areas of Education and Social Inclusion in the Process of European Integrations as Prerequisites of Social Development in Serbia Cover Image

Reforma politika obrazovanja i socijalnog uključivanja u procesu evropskih integracija kao pretpostavke socijalnog razvoja Srbije
Reforms of Policies in the Areas of Education and Social Inclusion in the Process of European Integrations as Prerequisites of Social Development in Serbia

Author(s): Ana Čekeravac, Mira Lakićević, Natalija Perišić
Subject(s): Social development, EU-Accession / EU-DEvelopment, Inclusive Education / Inclusion
Published by: Fakultet političkih nauka Univerziteta u Beogradu
Keywords: social development; social indicators; education; social inclusion; reforms; Serbia; the European Union
Summary/Abstract: The paper analyzes the reform effects of policies in the areas of education and social inclusion in Serbia. Reforms in these public policy areas have been conducted largely under the influence of European and regional trends in the context of the expected integration of Serbia into the European Union. Harmonization of the education system and social inclusion programs in Serbia with education and social integration in Europe, requires the modernization of the national framework, without neglecting its tradition, and taking into account the previous comparative and national achievements. Education and social inclusion are important prerequisities of social development and social position of citizens of Serbia and fundamental research objective of this paper is the analysis of their mutual influence. Therefore, the paper is structured as follows: in the first part, important indicators of social development of Serbia in the period 2011−2015 with special emphasis on the intersection of education and social inclusion in the national and regional context are analyzed. In the second and third part, the European trends followed by national reforms in the areas of education and social inclusion, respectively, are presented.

  • Page Range: 331-348
  • Page Count: 18
  • Publication Year: 2015
  • Language: Serbian