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Round Table Discussion on Education

On Thursday September 29th, the AADF’s Board of Trustees had a Round Table Discussion with the Minister of Education and Sport, the vice-Rector of the University of Tirana, the Dean and vice-Deans of the Faculty of Economics. The Minister of Education and Sport, Mrs. Lindita Nikolla expressed her gratefulness towards AADF’s continuous support and especially AADF’s latest project with the University of Tirana “CleanScore”. The parties discussed on the challenges facing the education in Albania, focusing on higher education that is now implementing the new law which will also provide new opportunities for collaboration and achievement of better quality of higher education.

The University’s representatives pointed out the need for professional development of the faculty staff on the pedagogical skills and new teaching methodologies, the need of the Albanian universities to increase the research component in numbers and quality. It was also pointed out that university staff and students should have access to international digital libraries and research publications that would greatly help them in research and teaching.

The Faculty’s representatives expressed great satisfaction for the start-up of the “CleanScore” project and the help that this approach and technology is helping them not only reducing scoring time but also providing very helpful reports.