Dragana Sretenov

Dragana Sretenov is a senior program manager in the Open Society Early Childhood Program.

She spent 18 years working for Save the Children UK in various advisory and management positions at the country, regional, and headquarters level. She also worked with Save the Children as a senior education advisor managing the early childhood care and development portfolio and leading learning, monitoring and evaluation, and impact assessment initiatives for the education team. She represented Save the Children UK on the Save the Children International Monitoring and Evaluation Group for Rewrite the Future, the first Alliance global campaign, and on the Global Education Initiative ECCD and M&E groups responsible for shaping initiative-wide strategies and providing technical support to programs.

She has authored articles, guidelines, and publications on childhood education, including the book Creation of Inclusive Kindergartens: Children with Special Educational Needs in Mainstream Kindergartens. Sretenov has delivered numerous trainings on inclusive education, disability, and monitoring and evaluation to a variety of audiences.

Sretenov has a PhD in inclusive education from the University of Belgrade, an MA in education-special needs/inclusion, and an advanced certificate in autism and students from the University of Birmingham, and a BSC in clinical psychology from the University of Belgrade.