May 29, 2018 | Tuesday

Ambassador Apostolova’s remarks on the launching of Education Campaign in Kosovo

The Head of EU Office in Kosovo/EU Special Representative Nataliya Apostolova, on the 7th of May launched the Education Campaign, the first of the EU campaigns on the EU assistance to Kosovo.


Launching happened at IBCM College (South Campus) in Mitrovica South.

Ambassador Apostolova accompanied by the Director of the International Business College of Mitrovica (IBCM), Ms. Mihone Kerolli – Mustafa, addressed the invited students and EU beneficiaries noticing that European Union is continuously supporting the improvement of the education system in Kosovo, with infrastructure, teachers and principals training, scholarships and participation in EU programmes such as ERASMUS in order to improve the quality of education.


“Schooling is not only buildings. It is good textbooks, it is trained teachers. In Kosovo the young population is predominant. Kosovo has a lot of potential, which has to be used in the right way. Young generations need to be able to speak to each other, to promote mutual understanding. Kosovo needs to show its commitment to the quality improvement of its education system” said the Head of EU Office in Kosovo/EU Special Representative Nataliya Apostolova.

During the meeting, the students and participants from academia, as well as beneficiaries from the EU programmes enjoyed the opportunity to put many questions to the Ambassador on acceleration of students’ programmes exchange between Kosovo and European Union universities and on the reforms the education system in Kosovo needs.