The Second Economics School
The Second Economics School was founded in 1939. Since 1957, it has been situated at Gospodara Vučića Street, No. 50. In terms of the number of pupils and classes it is the largest secondary economics school in Serbia. There are 130 teaching and non-teaching staff employed at the School.
In the 2016/17 school year, there were 1,435 pupils enrolled at the School, divided into 45 classes and attending subjects in two courses: economics technician and financial administrator.
There are 27 general purpose and 10 specialized classrooms at the School. Subjects that are conducted in the specialized classrooms are: Statistics, Entrepreneurship, Office Administration, Financial Accounting Training, Business Correspondence, Business Informatics, Accounting, Computing Science and Informatics, Business Administration Training. In addition to regular pupils, every school year the School also enrolls non-regular pupils in the retraining and additional training programmes.
The School has adequate facilities for other activities: a library, sports field, gymnasium, balloon sports hall, staff room, meeting room, conference room, parents’ reception room, an office for the Pedagogical-Psychological Service and administrative offices.
School’s Mission – The School and its teaching staff provide pupils with high-quality and up-to-date knowledge in the fields of economics and administration, which prepares them for performing professional work and enables them to develop themselves through their future education.
School’s Vision – We wish to become a vocational school recognized for the quality of its work, a school which will be part of current trends and which will, strengthened by competent staff, educate pupils who will be successful and respected workers and experts in the fields of economics and administration.
The School makes efforts to establish successful cooperation with numerous institutions and organizations from the governmental and non-governmental sectors for the purpose of improving its educational performance. The result of this cooperation are numerous projects that have already been conducted or are currently being conducted. Projects that are being conducted at present are: Peer Mediation; Case Studies – Business Challenges, Future Leaders’ Programme; Workshops for the Development of Social Competencies and Creativity, Project of Reducing Pupil Absenteeism, etc. Some of the projects have international significance, such as Ekonomijada (cooperation, learning and socializing between pupils and teachers of economics schools from the former Yugoslav republics).
The pupils of the Second Economics School regularly participate at the Fair of Virtual Companies and the Education Fair as well as in humanitarian aid activities and numerous economics and sports competitions. They have obtained a large number of individual and team awards.
There are numerous clubs and extra-curriculum activities at the School: a drama club, journalism club, choir, art club, civil education club, sociology club, marketing club, sports club, pupils’ company, and virtual companies. Pupil Parliament has a significant role in school life.