Recommence continuation of professional training
Vushtrri, 06 July 2020 - At the Kosovo Academy for Public Safety, recommence continuation of the professional training "New Police officer”, learning continues online through the distance learning platform E-training.
As the public is informed, the professional training "New Police officer” of the 55th generation in KAPS started on 11.11.2019, and was interrupted, on 12.03.2020, in the 18th week of training, with Decision no.01 / 07 dated 11.03.2020 of the Government of the Republic of Kosovo.
In analogy with other educational institutions in the Republic of Kosovo, teachers of the Faculty of Public Safety have continued to develop distance learning. Continuation of the educational process at the Faculty of Public Safety, for 215 full-time students of this faculty,
will be the same as continuing the educational process in higher education institutions in the Republic of Kosovo. For now distance learning will continue.
The issue of continuing the professional training “New Police officer " of the 55th generation of Kosovo Police cadets, in pandemic circumstances, has been the main concern of the KAPS and KP.
"Always in accordance with the circumstances of the development of pandemic, with hope of the possibility of a returning namely the continuation of training at the Academy, leading staff of the Academy and colleagues of the Kosovo Police Training Directorate we have addressed several options for continuing the interrupted professional program”, said General Director of the Kosovo Academy for Public Safety Ismail Smakiqi.
In accordance with the manual for protection against the spread of the virus Covid-19, June 2020, of the Ministry of Health namely the National Institute of Public Health of Kosovo, which obliges the institutions to implement the measures defined in this manual and which consequently prevents the return of pupils and students in the continuation of the educational process in school facilities and in order to continue the professional training of the cadets of the 55th generation of the Kosovo Police, Kosovo Academy for Public Safety and Kosovo Police have agreed on: Realization of professional training "New Police officer " online through the distance learning platform E-training.
Director Smakiqi said that the training is realized based on the document "Plan for the realization of professional training "New Police officer "online through the distance learning platform E-training" which has been prepared by the Academy and the Kosovo Police Training Directorate.
“An excellent work has been done by the Information Technology Division of KAPS, which has activated the MOODLE system, which is used in the majority of similar international institutions for online learning, including instructor training for using the MOODLE system. Today, on date 06.07.2020, after one hour of testing, online training has started, in which case the instructors from their classes hold lectures (theoretical part) ", said Smakiqi.
The Academy and the Kosovo Police Training Directorate are working for creating conditions for the continuation of the practical part in the Academy in smaller groups of cadets, always in accordance with the recommendations of health institutions.