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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...
15 Jan 2019
Council of Europe`s Commissioner for Human Rights wrote a letter to the Prime Minister and Minister of Education of Czech Republic reacting to the proposed changes of the laws on education of pupils with special education needs. The Commissioner...
28 Sep 2018
For children aged from five and a half to six and a half years old, living in reception centers for migrants in Serbia, from this school year, the compulsory preparatory preschool program begins for the first time. This year, 38 of them is enrolled...
07 Aug 2018
The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development sends an invitation to all persons from the territory of the Republic of Serbia interested in attending a training program for a pedagogical assistant for support in the education of...
19 Jul 2018
The Children's Drop Inn Shelter and the Center for Youth Integration organized the, fourth in a row, event in which cafe shops, bars and restaurants in Belgrade, Novi Sad and Pancevo, donated the income from the sold lemonades on the July 14th to...

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