13 Dec Roundtable Presenting Report on University Autonomy Scorecard
The event was opened by greeting remarks of the University of Prishtina rector, prof. Dr. Naser Sahiti who thanked the partners for their commitment and contribution to this project, saying that the University of Prishtina will further advance the processes and mechanisms of university autonomy in Kosovo. “University autonomy is not only a privilege but above all a responsibility for building management capacities to ensure efficient, transparent, and adequate accountability concerning all developments within the
The Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Mrs. Arbërie Nagavci, said that they expect full commitment to this project from universities and institutions of higher education and that the Ministry will support Kosovo HEI’s throughout the project implementation. Minister also said that she expects from Kosovo HEIs to be fully transparent and accountable in using a budget and public funds.
The Vice Rector for International Cooperation at the University of Prishtina, prof. assoc. dr. Albulena Blakaj, who is also the coordinator of University of Prishtina in this project, added that UP, as a partner in this project, among others, has a leading role in particular in the 2nd work package, which deals with the development of university autonomy scorecard assessment, precisely in drafting the University Autonomy Scorecard Assessment, presented today.
Prof. dr. Mihone Kerolli, from International Business College Mitrovica, IBC-M, in the capacity of coordinator of the STAND project, said that the report presented today, which is the state of university autonomy, is developing at a time when reforms in higher education are taking place.
The roundtable discussion ensued throughout the presentation of the University Scorecard Assessment Report for Kosovo by professor Bujar Gallopeni and professor Avdulla Alija.
This roundtable was held to verify the validity of the evaluation process between Kosovo universities (and other invited non-partner