The regular board meeting was held at the Academy
Vushtrri, 27 July 2020 - At the Kosovo Academy for Public Safety (KAPS), today the Board held its 33rd meeting, they discussed about the method and process of admission of students to the Faculty of Public Safety at the Academy for the new year academic 2020/2021.
Present at this meeting were the General Director of the Kosovo Academy for Public Safety Ismail Smakiqi, the General Director of the Kosovo Correctional Service Nehat Thaçi and the Chairman of the Board, the General Director of the Kosovo Police Rashit Qalaj, Acting General Director of the Kosovo Police Inspectorate Kushtrim Hodaj, General Director of the Emergency Management Agency Fadil Kodra, Director of the Directorate of Administration in the Kosovo Probation Service Arsim Tahiri, Dean of the Faculty of Public Safety Bejtush Gashi, Director of the Department for and Public Safety at the OSCE Edward T. Anderson, senior official from this organization Bylent Ribari as well as senior officials from relevant institutions.
At the request of the Agency for Emergency Management, for the allocation of quotas for Public Safety Institutions in basic bachelor studies for the academic year 2020-2021 at the Faculty of Public Safety at the Academy, the KAPS Board decided to allocate 8 more places for students from this agency. Now the total number of students who will be admitted to the Academy will be 65.
In the second item of the agenda were discussed about the best ways and offering student admission to FSP / KAPS. At the last meeting of the KAPS Board, Board members requested consideration of the possibility of changing the procedure for admission of students to the FSP. The request of the leaders of the Public Safety Agencies to change the procedure for admission of students to the FSP is related to the plans and strategic objectives of capacity building of the Public Safety Agencies, through the registration of students in the FSP.
Director of KAPS Ismail Smakiqi said that the Academy has previously expressed readiness for admission of students in accordance with the needs, ie planning to increase the capacity of agencies. Director Smakiqi also informed the Board about the start of the working group for the revision of the profession standards for Public Safety Agencies, ie the new accreditation process of the Academy and the validation of vocational programs, by the National Qualifications Authority.