|Project||Client||Duration (from/to)||Role in relation to undertaking the goods/services/works|
|Enhancing Macedonia’s way forward to Euro-Atlantic integration||The State of the Netherlands||December 2018 –
|Between 7-9 surveys on topics supporting the Macedonia’s way forward to Euro-Atlantic integration|
|Data Collection for Baseline and Follow-Up Survey for the Needs of the Evaluation of the Instruments for Innovation Support of the Fund for Innovation and Technology Development||SDISP, World Bank||December 2016 – December 2018||The main objective of the assignment is to provide thorough and accurate information for the evaluation of the innovation grants of the Fund for Innovation and Technology Development, as necessary provision for systematic quality assessment of the Program. This task will be accomplished through preparation and implementation of two field Surveys among companies in order to collect the necessary datasets for the evaluation of the instruments for innovation support of the fund for innovation and technology development.|
on the members of pension funds in Macedonia
|Agency for Supervision of Fully Funded Pension Insurance (MAPAS)||May – June 2015
May – June 2018
|Conducting a survey on members of the pension funds in Macedonia|
|Religion and Dialogue – The perception of citizens about religion and its role in multi-confessional societies||Konrad Adenauer Foundation||February 2017-
|We have designed the entire research (methodology, sample and questionnaire), conducted the survey and presented the final report to the client.|
|Survey on the need for skills in the labor market||National Employment Agency||December 2016 – April 2017||The objective of the survey for skills needs in the labor market is to provide certain indicators of employers’ expectations in terms of possibilities for new employments and also upgrading the skills of the employed so they could be more competitive on the labor market.|
|Conducting a nation-wide survey for identifying the demand for childcare services (both formal and informal) amongst families with children||WYG International Limited for European Union External Actions||October 2016 –March 2017||The Project’s Overall objective is to conduct a nation-wide survey in the Beneficiary Country for identifying the demand for childcare services (both formal and informal) amongst families with children. Key activities:
|Data collection for conducting a TRACER STUDY for Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and Higher Education employment outcomes of graduates||Skills Development and Innovation Support Project (SDISP), World Bank||December 2015 –
|We have conducted a Tracer Study among graduates from VET and HE institutions. As a part of this project we provided:
· Building and updating a data base of graduates
· Finalizing of survey questionnaire
· Installation of software for running an online survey,
· Programming of a online questionnaire and administration of the online survey
· Recruitment and training of experienced surveyors and supervisors
· Data collection and data entry
· Final Report
|Conducting a nation-wide survey in the Beneficiary Country for assessing the capacities of employers in supporting actively their employees to combine work and family responsibilities||WYG International Limited for European Union External Actions||September –December 2016||The Project’s Overall objective is to conduct a nation-wide survey in the Country for assessing the capacities of employers (both public and private) in supporting actively their employees to combine work and family responsibilities. Key activities:
|Sociological research on the attitudes of Macedonians towards Greece||The Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University (ISHR)||December 2015 – March 2016;
September 2017 – January 2018
|The aim of the project is to conduct sociological research on the attitudes of Macedonians towards Greece. Prepare the questionnaire.
· Coordinate the format and content of the questionnaire
· Conduct the survey.
· Organize survey results in the form of a report, including analysis.
· Publish a report in English.
|Survey on Remittances||National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia||October 2016 – February 2017||We have designed the entire research, conducted the survey among recipients of remittances and presented the final report to the client.|
|Operational audit of the CCT program for secondary education and the CCT program for subsidized employment||Conditional Cash Transfer Project (CCT) – World Bank||October 2014 –
October 2015 –
|The main objective of the audit is to detect if the Program is following the guidelines specified in the Manual for Educational Program operations and evaluate the effectiveness of defined processes and provide recommendations for adjustments/modifications to be made in the process. Key activities:
· Design of tools (questionnaires, guidelines, topics and other qualitative instruments) for each process of the CCT programs
· Identify a sample to carry out the field visits and review the process in detail.
· Prepare a detailed report, and provide feedback, lessons learned, conclusions and recommendations to the CCT Program’s management.
|Performance audit on compliance monitoring and payment stages of the CCT program for secondary education and the CCT program for subsidized employment||CCT, World Bank||October 2014 –
October 2015 –
|The main objective of the audit is to verify the information received by the CCT and to use spot checks in order to validate the accuracy of information received by the Program with respect to the actual payments to Beneficiaries. Key activities:
· Calculate and propose a representative samples of paid beneficiaries; Carry out field visits and interview beneficiaries who received the payments
· Analyze if there are significant differences between the information collected in field and that provided by the payments agencies involved in the program
|Functioning of the health institutions in Macedonia and the quality of the health institutions services||Ministry of Health||January 2012 – May 2016||The objective of the project is to build and improve the functioning of the health system in Republic of Macedonia. The action is specifically focused on gaining knowledge and understanding of the obstacles concerning the functioning of the health institutions in the country and therefore creating indicators for improvements.|
|Pension system reform and policy change related to improvement||The Swiss Confederation, represented by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs||October 2012 – March 2013||The objective of the project was to provide support and assistance to the Agency for supervision of fully funded pensions insurance and Ministry of Labour and Social Policy as regards to pension system reform and policy change related to improvement. Thus, the focus was directed to explore how well members currently understand their rights and obligations under the two fully funded pillars in order to promote better understanding, initiate public campaigns and financial education among members regarding the current developments in the pension system.|
|Assessment to the Education Policy||Ministry of Education and Science||December 2010 – March 2011||Objectives: The objective of the assignment was providing assessment to the education policy and the overall management of the system in the Republic of Macedonia. The action specifically focused on gaining particular understanding of the views and perception of the public regarding the quality of the curricula.
Results achieved: Gained findings and quantitative data towards areas which required improvement in the quality of the curricula. Further, provided recommendations for possible changes as well as additional mechanisms to contribute to the existing curricula development.
|Assessment to the Law of Higher Education||Modernization Education Project, World Bank and the Ministry of Education and Science||May – September 2010||Objectives: The objective of the assignment was supporting the Ministry of Education and Science in the reforms process of the Higher Education. The action focused on providing the necessary cons and prons of the Higher Education system in Macedonia regarding the perceptions of students, academic communities and relevant institutions towards enhancement and changes in the Law on Higher Education.
Results achieved: The provided findings and data of the research contributed to improvements in the Law on Higher Education. Relevant changes which were provided in the conducted research occurred in the amended Law on Higher Education. In 2011 the Law on Higher Education was amended according to assessment of the research.