Completed projects

Get employed through YES Network!

per-lajm-webCenter for education and development supported by USAID in March 2012 will implement the eight moduled tarining within the YES network, aimed at preparing young people to enhance the employability skills.

The project targets students in their final year in the secondary schools, both Vocational Education and Training (VET) schools and gymnasiums, unemployed youth registered with the government Employment Service Agency (ESA), and, out-of-school, unemployed and unregistered youth.
Implementation of the project in the Municipality of Tearce, will be at the  period from 9 to 12 March 2012. Training will be interactive. Participants who successfully will attend training will receive certificates. Training will be held by persons who have attended specialized training in this special issue of American trainers.

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ECO Seminar, 2012

BallinaEKOmedOn 6 and 7 October in the framework of the project "Clean environment – Healthy future" it was implemented the two daily seminar, which was aimed to raise awareness amongst of youth and local leaders to save the environment.

The seminar in question brought many activists and local leaders who implement environmental activities for years and working in the field of ecology, so that all we live in a much cleaner and healthier environment.

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Ronja Kindler, German Volunteer in CED!

banerRonjaIn the framework of cooperation with the German organization Friedenkreis from Halle in Germany, starting by October 2012 in the organization Centre for Education and Development - CED, for one year will be engaged volunteer Ronja Kindler.

This project is implemented in the framework of volunteerism as Weltwarts service, which intends participation and improving of intercultural competence as a key element for the creation  of a personality through co-existence with people of other cultures and being confronted with different values​​, lifestyles and structure of thinking.

All of this motivation to engage aims the creation of peace, as well as help in the understanding of nationalities and peoples in global development.

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Capacity Building for CED (TACSO Project)

tacso_BanerAs part of this national project, CED organization was assigned as mentor the organization Business Resource Center (MDC) from Skopje, which for nearly ten years is working in Macedonia.

During this period, the selected organizations were fully and actively involved in the assessment of organizational capacities, preparation of a plan for capacity building, training, mentoring, and seminars on priority areas which will be determined together with assigned mentors.

CED organizations together with the mentor organization and its members made ​​an assessment of organizational capacity specify the areas in which it needs to support and developed a plan for capacity building.

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Clean Envoirment-Healthy Future

llogo-MEDallFrom March until November 2012 Center for education and development-CED will implement the project “Clean Envoirment-Healthy Future” that aims to increase the ecological awareness among young people and the local authorities.

The project has covered most of the schools in the Municipality of Tearce such: “Kiril Pejcinoviq”(Tearce/Leshok), “Ismail Qemali”-Nerashte, “Eqrem Cabej”(Sllatine and Neproshten) and “Faik Konica”(Dobrosht). The project has target group children aged from 11-15 from the all nationalites that live in this region.

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Information right now

BallinaYoungPpleInformation right NOW! is European campaign implemented by ERYICA in partnership with the Council of Europe. The campaign aims to bring forward to young people, decision-makers and media young people’s right to ask and to receive information.

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Declaring Sharr as National Park

foto PRES medTetovo, 18th March 2016, 83% of the local population that lives in the municipalities along the Sharr mountain wants mountain to be declared a national park, this is the result of the survey to establish the awareness of the population on issues related to the future declare Shar Mountain national park Macedonian Ecological Society platform "Friends of Sharra" was conducted in 2015.

The results of this survey are really positive, finally we know what is the opinion of the local population in the proclamation of the Sharr Mountain National Park, in rural and urban areas in this region.

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Promotion of Children rights in Macedonia

BallinaDrejtaCenter for education and development - CED in partnership with coalition SEGA, and with big support of Children foundation Pestalozzi Switzerland together with the students of primary school from Tetovo region, through some activities with mark the week of children’s. The idea of this project starts in august 2015 was organized summer camp in Struga with topic “Children rights” and “intercultural corporation” with participating of children with age from 14-16 from some cities from Macedonia. The team from Tetovo plans to realize 4 activities in 4 working days from 05-09 October 2015.

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Councilors discus, citizens read

foto_1_JEF09.07.2015, Center for education and development – CED in cooperation with JEF Organization and in partnership with ZIP Institute, YMCA – Tetovo, Student organization IZLEZ and Macedonian center for transatlantic integration, in the frame of project “Councilors discus, citizens read” – How to have bigger transparency in Municipal Councils”, organized Round Table with the representative of Council of Municipality of Tetovo and representatives of civil organizations. The aim of the project is to increase the transparency and the access to information with public character in local level, as a pre conditional of effective engagement of citizens and to influence in decision making process of Municipal Councils and also to promote and facilitate the access to information with public character.

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Summer Camp, Trogen 2015

summer_camp2015f124.08.2015, Another successful Summer Children Camp was held in Pestalozzi Children's Village in Trogen, Switzerland from 29.07.2015 until 12.08 2015. 160 children from Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine and Moldova were part of this summer camp, including 40 children aged 16-17 from Macedonia led by NGOs such as Center for education and Development-CED as coordinator of the camp, SPPMD Kavadarci, MAJKA - Kumanovo, Coalition of Youth Organizations SEGA and children from the region of Strumica with their supervisors.

Within fifteen days camp participants had 10 working days in which were involved in the workshops that were held in the school in the village.

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Study visit, Brussels

ballina_bruxel19.06.2015, Under the People to People component, from 9-11 June 2015, organized by TACSO Macedonia the president of CED, Mr. Metin Muaremi participated on a study visit on Fundamental freedoms and anti-discrimination to EU Institutions and CSOs based in Brussels together with 11 Macedonian CSOs active in the area of fundamental freedoms and anti-discrimination. Participants met representatives of relevant institutions and organizations including DG NEAR, DG JUST, Council of Europe, OHCHR, European Court of Human Rights, European Network of Equality Bodies etc.

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Promoting children rights, 2nd Event

foto_JavaCenter for Education and Development - CED in cooperation with Children’s foundation Pestalozzi and the Coalitions of youth organizations SEGA in the frame of the project “Promoting children rights and intercultural communication “ 05 December 2014 (Friday) in the premises of the primary school “ Kiril Pejcinoviq “ – Tearce, it was organized tournament in volleyball between the  five primary school that are part of the municipality of Tearce.

Aim of this tournament was with reveal character, to promote Children rights and intercultural communication than competitors. In this tournament those primary schools from the municipality of Tearce toke part: "Eqrem Cabej", "Ismail Qemali", "Faik Konica" and "Kiril Pejcinoviq". The teams were mixed in ethnic aspects and also in gender aspect.

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Beans Day, 5th Edition

ballinaDitagroshe2014This event aims to raise awareness of the public about the value of the bean crop, and to achieve economic benefits by increasing its sales and production. Also aim is the promotion of distinctive hallmark of this region. 

Efforts to brand the famous varieties of beans - from Tetovo. Like every year, the event is organized by the NGO CED, but this year as the main supporters were SWG, through their development program Shara region and also provide support and Municipality of  Tearce.

The program was rich with a variety of activities in which visitors could enjoy and spend a beautiful Saturday afternoon in Tearce.

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Local youth strategy approved

FotoStrategjiBallina31.10.2014, With the majority votes of the Council of the Municipality of Tearce was approved the "Local youth development strategy of the Municipality Tearce ".

This project was implemented by the organization Centre for Education and Development (CED) in collaboration with the Municipality of Tearce and financial support of UNDP (Programme for United Nations Development) and the Agency for Youth and Sport within the government of Republic of Macedonia.

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Signing the joint vision

foto1SharrMESRepresentatives of the Centre for Education and Development - CED participate in drafting and signing of a common vision for cross-border protection Shara, Korab and Deshat, a project implemented by the Macedonian Ecological Society in partnership with associations Finch PPNEA from Albania and Kosovo.

The three ministers of environment from Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia, along with Austrian ambassador and German Deputy Ambassador of Macedonia signed a joint vision for the proposed transboundary protected area “Shar Mountain – Korab”. The vision was part of a project implemented by MES with two more NGOs from Albania and Kosovo under coordination of EuroNatur.

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Beans Day 2013

ballinaDGFor the fourth time in a row NGO Center for Education and Development  - CED Tearce , in cooperation with Municipality of Tearce and Milieukontact Macedonia organized the manifestation Beans Day.

The goal of this manifestation is through creative way promoting beans as most famous polog’s culture and food. Also as a goal we have ,to start think about branding beans which means protecting, and that means more economic efficiency for beans farmers.

The whole event started with a debate to discuss the branding of beans and problems faced by farmers who grow beans, as well as its economic viability.

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Theater am Markt in Tearce

TAM_fotoProbabaly everyones attention got caught by the big group of Germans passing through Tearce and wondering what are they doing here. The German group of the Theater am Markt is doing a 3 daily theatre workshop with  people from the municipality of Tearce. The workshop is organized in cooperation with the NGO Center for Education and Development, which cares about everything around the workshop.

The topic of the workshop is improvisational theatre. Further was the time used to present the people from abroad  the special places of the region; for example had some people the chance to see a mosque for the first time from inside and Leshok impressed with it´s beautiful landscape a monastery as well. This trips opened the the opportunity over the workshop time beyond, to share cultural experiences and get in an exchange.

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Creation of the National Youth Council

BannerKESHILLrinorSince August 2012, the Center for Education and Development (CED) is included in the "Republic of Youth" network, which has 59 participating organizations, and with time has grown into an initiative for the creation of the National Youth Council of the Republic of Macedonia.

This is supported by networks such as the Association of Supervisors, Red Cross of Macedonia and the European Youth Forum.

All organizations are committed to promoting youth organization and to distributing the youth voice by creating a platform for youth interests. The platform intends to foster youth participation and influence in decision-making at all levels in the country.

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Youth - Promoters of intercultural dialogue!

sega_f3In the period from August to December 2012 was implemented the project "Promoting Intercultural Dialogue between young people in the Republic of Macedonia". The project was implemented by the Coalition of youth organizations SEGA, and supported from The Swiss Foundation of the SDC.

The aim is to contribute to the stimulation of the young people from the Republic of Macedonia to be active promoters of the coexistence and intercultural tolerance. As part of this project encompassed Municipality of Tearce, Tetovo, Ohrid, Struga, Prilep.  CED had the task to coordinates the activities of municipality of Tearce, and this included:

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The campaign about employment: DARE!

Kampanja-FOTOOn July 31, 2012 in Tetovo, after one year of training within the project ALTIO, a press conference it was held  through which officially the campaign titled: Dare! Give us the right knowledge was promoted.

In this event except the project coordinators, youth from CED organizations, present were representatives from the Employment Agency, local authorities and other representatives of the partner organizations. Durign the conference were promoted measures that should receive representatives of rural municipalities as well as the Employment Agency.