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

03 Feb 2020
The Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science has assigned a study of the effectiveness of activities based on interests conducted during the second academic term of the 2018/2019 academic year and during the first term of the 2019/2020... Read more
27 Jan 2020
In January, Eurochild and the Learning for Well-being Foundation published a resource for anyone and everyone looking to implement and strengthen child participation: We Are Here: A Child Participation Toolbox. NGOs and civil society... Read more
24 Jan 2020
The UN General Assembly launched the World Programme for Human Rights Education to develop knowledge and skills, to promote a framework for actions to be taken, and to strengthen collaboration at all levels. The programme encourages everyone to... Read more

Learning

28 Feb 2020
The webinar is intended for professionals in the field of mental health and social work. Webinar goals: Every year hundreds of unaccompanied children and young people from Asian countries transit through Bulgaria legally or illegally.... Read more
31 Jan 2020
The webinar is intended for: The webinar is designed for professionals in the field of mental health and social work. Webinar goals: The webinar aims to present the experience of the so-called support network built within the project... Read more
18 Dec 2019
About the webinar: This webinar is designed for professionals involved in care for children at risk and is connected to the child care process management. Webinar goals: to present the "Fulfilling (Im)Possible Dreams... Read more

Library

27 Jan 2020
The Toolbox builds on a children’s rights perspective to provide the tools needed to implement meaningful child participation in a variety of settings and to prepare children to play leading roles in participatory events. It builds on an... Read more
01 Jan 2020
Single Step Foundation and Bilitis Resource Center Foundation prepared the report “Attitudes Towards LGBTI Students in Bulgarian Schools”. The document is based on a national survey conducted for the 2017/2018 academic year. This... Read more
18 Nov 2019
Children and young people have a key stake in Europe’s future. Not only because it is their future that is affected by today’s decisions, but also because their involvement in decision-making helps them to understand democratic values... Read more

Multimedia

04 Feb 2020
The Bulgarian NOVA television shared the story of Galina Ryom-Røjbek, who is a world unicycle champion and through the idea of "social circus" inspires children to believe in themselves. At only 6 days old, Galina was abandoned in a... Read more
10 Oct 2019
The Bulgarian NOVA Television reported about the "Social Circus Project" by psychologists and artists project, which aims to find a vocation for children without parents and disadvantaged people on the verge of puberty. The... Read more
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

Participation

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.
Monthly Discussion Meeting of the Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children "The Place of Social Work at School"
The consecutive monthly discussion meeting of the Know-how Center for Alternative Child Care will be held on 13th February 2020 between 16:00 - 18:00 at the Sofia City Library, 4 Slaveikov Square.
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
(Update) Invitation to the international conference "Deinstitutionalization of Childcare: Investing in Change"
The Know-How Center for Alternative Care for Children, NBU, together with MLSP of the Republic of Bulgaria, Cedar Foundation, UNICEF, SOS Children's Villages, Eurochild,
Bulgarian Summer School 2019: Admission and Listening to the Child in an Institution
The Bulgarian Psychoanalytic Space Association (BPSA) is organizing its next
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE "DEINSTITUTIONALIZATION OF CHILDCARE: INVESTING IN CHANGE"
THE KNOW-HOW CENTRE FOR THE ALTERNATIVE CARE FOR CHILDREN IS ORGANIZING THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE "DEINSTITUTIONALIZATION OF CHILDCARE: INVESTING IN CHANGE" 5th - 9th NOVEMBER 2019
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
Monthly Discussion Meeting of the Know-How Center for Alternative Child Care, NBU
The Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children, NBU, is implementing the EC funded project "Let's Fulfill (Im)Possible Dreams".

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