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09 May 2020
During this epidemic emergency, 30-35.000 schoolchildren cannot be educated digitally due to lack of equipment, missing infrastructure or family background problems, said Gabriella Hajnal, head of Klebensberg Center, adding that this represents a...
06 Mar 2020
UNESCO has provided 10 recommendations for distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused the closure of schools. These recommendations include: assessing the availability of technological resources for students and teachers,...
11 Feb 2020
Two schools in the United Kingdom have begun using body cameras in efforts to improve children’s behaviour and to address violence. One of the schools, in Hampshire, started using cameras to deal with unknown children entering the school territory...
22 Jan 2020
There is much debate on the impact of technology, and in particular, social media on children. Intergovernmental organisations, including the UN and the Council of Europe, are in midst of determining guidelines on children's rights in relation to...
21 Oct 2019
Sophomores at Ion Creangă Theoretical High School in Falesti made a booklet about the fundamental rights of the child. At the beginning of the school year, their teacher hosted a creative workshop for students and their parents where each could...
12 Jun 2019
The ministry of Human Capacities announced it wants to cancel the 'private student' status starting next school year. In case the student's life situation demands it, they can receive individual schedules, but it is the interest of society to have...
25 Mar 2019
Two Slovak journalists have written the story of Roma families who moved from Slovakia to the UK, painting a picture of two educational systems – one where Roma children end up in special schools [for those with disabilities], and one which provides...
08 Mar 2019
The KidsRights Foundation awards the International Children's Peace Prize every year and is receiving nominations for this year's event. Participants can be boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 18 from all over the world, with the main...
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...
18 Feb 2019
The ongoing Programme of Economic and Social Development in Spišský Hrhov, Slovakia, is a successful integration example for the Roma community. This initiative reduced unemployment by 80% for the local Roma community, and greatly improved their...

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