The second meeting of The Erasmus+ project K-FORCE, took place on 23-24 February 2017 in Tirana, Albania.
The partners from Albania, University of Tirana (UT) and Epoka University respectively, hosted the two-day event of the K-FORCE project. The 1st Day - February 23rd was hosted by the Department of Finance, University of Tirana and the 2nd Day - February 24th was hosted by Epoka University.
During the first day, participating partners presented their preliminary results of the given tasks for the K-FORCE project implementation. The main research within the project was introduced in the form of short work package presentation reports such as i) needs on establishing master (or module) program in the Western Balkan countries (Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Albania) and their respective learning outcomes ii) Analyze and agree on the modalities of using ICT for e-learning (flexible ICT learning platform, e-Library, Software, learning material, Procedures and action steps for selecting the materials for e-Library). In addition, a timeframe, expectations and content for upcoming K-FORCE events in 2017 was discussed. After the first day meeting, a tour at the city of Durres was organized by hosts (UT & Epoka University), continuing with a Joint Social Dinner – In the city of Durrës.
During the second day, participating partners presented their preliminary results such as i) Adoption of Dissemination Plan, Quality Plan, Risk Plan of the project ii) Presentation of Western Balkan countries (WBC) National Qualification Frameworks, compared to European Qualification Framework (EQF) iii) Presentation of WBC accreditation rules. Representatives of WBC HEIs (University of Novi Sad, Higher Education Technical School of Professional Studies in Novi Sad, University of Tuzla, University of Banja Luka, University of Tirana, EPOKA University) agreed on advancing on accreditation Plans of the master (module) program, equipment purchasing for MPs / Education Labs, iii) Detailed distribution of tasks/ Action plan for the next period.