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Serbia’s Crown Prince Couple reward students in digital learning


Photo: Royal Palace Belgrade

During the ongoing pandemic, Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia and her international foundation, in cooperation with LINKgroup company, started an online education project, free of charge for children without parental care. Due to COVID-19, the children were not able to leave the institution since they were put under special protective measures. Thanks to free courses, the children were able to use their free time at the institutions in a beneficial way – by learning skills on the web.

More than 100 children have been enrolled in this project, and the ten most successful students with the best results in their online education were congratulated and awarded in a ceremony on Monday in the presence of Crown Princess Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia. The ceremony was held at the White Palace in Belgrade.

From the reception at the White Palace. Photo: Royal Palace Belgrade.

Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine addressed the audience and congratulated the students who showed excellent dedication and knowledge. His Royal Highness said: “I am very grateful to LINKGroup, a company that supports the work of my Foundation for Education and Culture, as well as the work of my wife’s foundation.”

Crown Princess Katherine continued: “I congratulate you and all your friends on the success you have achieved and the knowledge you have gained. I wish you a lot of success for your further education, good health during these difficult times and know that my husband, Crown Prince Alexander and I are always there for you.“

All 100 children who took part in the courses were awarded a book package of sweets and a cosmetic package. In addition to that, the Fashion House “Balasevic” will reward all the girls who will graduate next year with vouchers for prom dresses, to their great joy.

Thanks to Her Royal Highness young people aged 11 to 22 can attend different one-month online courses using the unique LINK Distance Learning system, in various fields such as English, Computer Basics, Programming Basics, WordPress, and Adobe Photoshop.

About author

Senior Europe Correspondent Oskar Aanmoen has a master in military and political history of the Nordic countries. He has written five books on historical subjects and more than 700 articles for Royal Central. He has also interview both Serbian and Norwegian royals. Aanmoen is based in Oslo, Norway.