Sending Suggestions to the Second National Report on Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction in the Republic of Serbia for the Period 2011-2014 (draft)

Sending Suggestions to the Second National Report on Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction in the Republic of Serbia for the Period 2011-2014 (draft)

Belgrade, July 2014. Project managers of Adult Education Society have responded to the call to Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia and Minister of State Administration and Local Self-Government, to dr Kori Udovički by sending suggestions to the draft version of the Second National Report on Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction in the Republic of Serbia for the period 2011-2014. By doing this, the Adult Education Society took part in the important process of development and improvement of policies, institutional framework and methodology for monitoring social inclusion of individuals and social groups in Serbia during the period of joining to the European Union. The report was included in the review of the legal and policy framework in the relevant area of ​​analysis of the current situation, a review of implemented policies and programs, conclusions and main courses of action for the future. Adult education has been represented in the draft report, but not enough. The suggestions of the Adult Education Society pointed out the importance of adult education for social inclusion and poverty reduction. Special attention was directed to the need for the participation of Serbia in the third round of PIAAC research, support from the state and all social partners to promote adult education, as well as the newly introduced functional adult education in the educational system in Serbia.