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Republic of North Macedonia

Republic of North Macedonia

6. Education and Training

6.10 Current debates and reforms

Forthcoming policy developments

Currently there is an ongoing process for reforming the Law on Secondary Education. Within the reforms in secondary education changes are expected in decreasing the number of classes and administrative obligation of the teachers. The Law is attached to the Unique Electronic Registry of Regulations of the Republic of North Macedonia (Единствен национален електронски регистар на прописи на Република Северна Македонија) and is still marked as open.

Currently there is working group who is drafting the new Law on Youth Standard. It is expected the law to be adopted in 2020.

Ongoing debates

The Ministry of Education and Science also plans reforms in vocational secondary education in terms of new curricula for the 2019/2020 school year. These programs will be aimed at acquiring students' knowledge of the profile for which they are enrolled.[1]