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12 Aug 2019
An initiative of the United Nations, International Youth Day was first celebrated on 12 August 2000, to raise awareness about the many cultural and legal issues facing youth. According to UN data, there are 1.8 billion young people between the ages...
11 Aug 2019
START ACADEMY SOFIA is a non-governmental organization aimed at developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of disadvantaged students and young people from marginalized groups, especially those who have  or are at risk of dropping out of school....
25 Jul 2019
According to a survey carried out in 2016, nearly 1 in 3 students aged 18–19 in Norway said they have experienced some type of a physical, sexual offence. In 75% of these cases, the offender was a person known to the victim. Despite the prevalence...
07 May 2019
On 24 April 2019, a representative of the Know How Center for the Alternative Care for Children, NBU, took part in the national meeting, ‘SIRIUS: Positive Development and Steps Towards Educational Integration of Refugee Children: Good Practices from...
07 Mar 2019
According to UNICEF, almost 4 million children are living with disabilities in Eastern and Central Europe and Central Asia and do not have access to qualified and inclusive education. Ms. Afshan Khan, UNICEF’s Regional Director for Europe and...
04 Dec 2018
The Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted), the official education watchdog in UK, has published their annual report on the situation in the UK in relation to education. The chief inspector of the Ofsted was overall positive in her conclusions,...
07 Nov 2018
On the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the Network of Organizations for Children of Serbia reminds that close to 400,000 children are at risk of poverty. We fear that the high risk of poverty is also increased by...
02 Nov 2018
The Montenegro Bureau of Education and UNICEF published a manual for primary school teachers entitled “My values and virtues”. A number of contemporary research reports confirm: the intellectual abilities of children are not enough for a good and...
28 Sep 2018
The Center for Inclusive Education, research firm G Consulting and experts from the Bulgarian Academy of Science have conducted a national representative survey according to which only 4% of Bulgarian schools have conditions for both high scores and...
21 Sep 2018
Eurochild is part of the consortium that will carry out a feasibility study of a Child Guarantee for vulnerable children together with a team of researchers and experts. The study aims to examine how a specific funding programme (i.e. a Child...

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