On March 3-4th the local and steering committee meeting was held in Niš, Serbia. The host of meeting was NiCAT cluster. 18 participants from Serbian partner institutions and one representative from Spain. Coordinator Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nenad Zrnić, UB opened the meeting, welcomedparticipants and gave insight into the current situation of theproject. The meeting covered several topics: reporting, quality control, budget, Corona virus threat, future trips, etc.

Within the 27th International Conference Telecommunications Forum - TELFOR 2019, wich was held from November 26 till November 27, 2019, at the Sava Center in Belgrade, the results and activities of the Erasmus+ project Implementation of Dual Education in Higher Education of Serbia – DualEdu were presented. On this occasion, a contact was established with the Erazmus+ consortium of the BENEFIT project to realize future joint activities and international projects. For the future collaboration of the DualEdu with the BENEFIT consortium, their experience in developing an integrated e-learning platform is of particular importance because it allows students to study and work in places that are geographically distant from their home universities - which is one of the basic assumptions of the concept of dual education.

On December 5, 2019, the Austrian Embassy and the Foreign Trade Center in Belgrade organized a lecture and discussion at the Embassy in Belgrade on the topic of "Dual Higher Education". Prof. Dr. Nenad Zrnic, Vice-Rector of the University of Belgrade and coordinator of the DualEdu project, as a guest, presented the possibilities of ERASMUS research cooperation of the University of Belgrade with Austria and partners from the European Union, as well as the possibilities of cooperation of the company with students. Representatives of Austrian companies in Serbia were also present.

On Saturday, December 8, 2019, the Erasmus+ project Implementation of Dual Education in Higher Education of Serbia - DualEdu was successfully presented at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, within the 9th WeB & Serbian Moodle Moot 2019 conference. Given that distance learning software allow students to work and study in cities where their home universities are not located, the application of such software is an indispensable part of the dual education system in almost all European and worldwide educational systems. More information about the conference, which was attended by over 80 enthusiasts and experts in distance learning software, can be found on the conference website.



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