As part of the final year of implementation of the Erasmus + project “Inclusion”, K2 Capacity Building for Higher Education, on June 14, 2019, a training course on inclusive practices for teaching staff of secondary schools in Central Bosnia Canton was held at the University of Travnik. Namely, this is an activity within the project “Inclusion” which aims to raise the awareness of secondary school teaching staff about the importance of including all categories of students in the higher education system.

The workshop on inclusive access was organized by the University of Travnik and the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Government of the Central Bosnia Canton, who are also partners in this activity. The Federal Ministry of Education, which is also one of the partners of the project, together with the Cantonal ministry, recognized the importance of access to inclusive education, which the European Union is particularly striving for through new education reforms.

The training on inclusive practices, learning and access held at the University of Travnik was led by professor Izet Radjo from the University of Sarajevo, part of the management and research team of the Inclusion project. The introductory word on the importance of the project for the institution was given by professor Amra Tuzovic, Higher Education Quality Assurance Manager at the University of Travnik and member of the project management team “Inclusion”. The importance of the project as well as the importance for the teaching staff of secondary schools was presented by the project coordinator for the University of Travnik, Mr. Maja Đurić. Workshops on inclusive practices were also attended by partners “Sarajevo Meeting of Cultures” (SMOC) – professor Dino Mujkic and Jana Carkadzic.

The importance of high school teaching staff is reflected in raising awareness and the importance of approaching inclusive education practices.