Special section: Participation

In this section you will find a selection of resources on the importance of consulting with children and young people, including those with disabilities: manuals, practical steps, promising practices, learning opportunities and other.

News

16 Aug 2019
150 children, aged 12–17, from 30 communities in Moldova, learned how to prevent and combat violence in school and in their community this summer. The trainings by the children rights organization Terre des hommes Moldova, within the summer... Read more
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... Read more
09 Aug 2019
The Department of Health and Social Work in Bulgaria have announced a new admission for the Master's Program in Psychosocial Interventions with Children and Families. The program aims to train future professionals and enhance the skills of... Read more

Learning

26 Apr 2018
The Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action was one of the key outcomes of the World Humanitarian Summit and called for the development of guidelines on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in... Read more
06 Nov 2017
This free course, aimed at parents and professionals, is being offered as a guide to helping identify and deal with depression and low mood amongst teenagers and young people. The course will help them to recognise low mood and... Read more
11 Oct 2017
This course offers an introduction to the issue of anxiety among teenagers and young people. It is aimed at health professionals and teachers without specialist training in this area, and does not require any prior experience or knowledge. The... Read more

Library

20 Feb 2019
Municipal Regulation and Action Plan on Children’s Rights aims to put in the center of their attention and reinstate as a priority in their municipal governance agenda the issues dealing with and related to children. These documents provide... Read more
27 Nov 2018
We are sharing the national representative survey "Voices of the Children" conducted by the Market Links research agency in the period January - February 2017, as per a UNICEF Bulgaria assignment. It follows the model of one of the largest... Read more
03 Oct 2018
Technology can be introduced to ways in which children are engaged with regards to protection. This generally includes education, data collection, and communication with social workers/ child services. While propositions in this article make... Read more

Multimedia

18 May 2019
"What is Social Work?" was the topic of the first monthly discussion meeting organized by the Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children. Unfortunately, for the moment the videos are only available in Bulgarian. The topic of... Read more
11 Apr 2019
Foundation for Social Change and Inclusion (FSCI Bulgaria) shared this video from channel bTV's "We Believe in Good". The video presents a restaurant in the capital Sofia which "hires young people at risk and teaches them social... Read more
09 Nov 2018
The Bulgarian Society for Group Analysis and Group Processes (BSGAGP) shared the short film "The Found Children" on their YouTube channel. The film is part of the GLOBUL long-term social program "Let's Hear the Children's... Read more

Participation

Kiran Bir Sethi: Kids Take Charge (Video)
Date of publication: 2010
Publisher: TED
Kiran Bir Sethi shows how her groundbreaking Riverside School in India teaches kids life's most valuable lesson: "I can." Watch her students take local issues into their own hands, lead other young people, even educate their parents.
Days of non-formal education 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria
Days of Informal Education 2018 will be held from 04.11 to 06.11, as part of the program of the international conference Non-Formal Education in the Context of the Challenges of the 21st Century, dedicated to the 130th anniversary of Sofia Univers
Bulgarian Summer School 2019: Admission and Listening to the Child in an Institution
The Bulgarian Psychoanalytic Space Association (BPSA) is organizing its next
Conference on Inclusive Education 2018
On November 3rd, 2018, the international annual Conference "Inclusive Education 2018" will be held in Hall 6 of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Second Monthly Discussion Meeting of the Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children, NBU
The team of the Know How Center for the Alternative Care for Children at the New Bulgarian University invites you to participate in the discussion on the case study "Multidisciplinary work and opportunities for information exchange between institu
5-Day Master Class "International Child Welfare: Analysing and Reforming Child Protection Systems"
The 5-day Master Class "International Child Welfare: Analysing and Reforming Child Protection Systems" class will offer a theoretical and practical guide to analyzing and reforming child protection systems in high, middle and low-income countries.
Path to Dignity - The Power of Human Rights Education (Video)
Publisher: Human Rights Education Associates (HREA), Soka Gakkai International (SGI), Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Human Rights Education Associates (HREA), Soka Gakkai International (SGI) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) have jointly produced this film as a tool to raise awareness about the positive role that hum
Plan Z / Child-Led Innovation Lab - Documenting Lessons Learned from the Child Led Incubator Process – Romania
Publisher: Terre des hommes
These presentations introduce the project “Plan Z” - Child-Led Innovation Lab to reduce Violence against Children, focusing in particular on lessons learned and recommendations from  the first pilot conducted in Romania on December 9 and 10, 2017.

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