Biology teacher in Savremena Gimnazija, Dijana Šarac, completed her undergraduate and master studies at the Faculty of Biology in Belgrade, her Major was Ecology and environment protection. Still an undergraduate, she used to direct her career towards education and work with young generations. She volunteered in the UNICEF programme “School without violence” as a peer educator.
After graduation, Dijana was engaged as an associate and a coordinator for a number of national and international youth education projects and programmes in the field of ecology and environment protection.She is a coordinator of the international programme “Young eco-reporters”, which is organised in more than 50 countries around the world.
Dijana finds her motivation and inspiration in work with the young, in cascading and transferring knowledge in order to inspire a desire in them for research and further development. She is convinced that a quality education is the foundation for any career path, therefore she tries motivating her students to gain new knowledge and skills in a truly interesting way so they will be prepared for all the challenges that await them in life. Her work in Savremena Gimnazija confirms her conviction..
She spends her free time doing sport, searching for inspirational subjects for new workshops in the area of biology and ecology.