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
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
01 Nov 2019
Assess the progress of EU Member States in implementing the European Commission ‘Recommendation on Investing in Children: Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage’ and the ‘European Pillar of Social Rights’ (particularly... 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

What is Social Work? Part 1 and Part 2 (In Bulgarian) [Video] [Video]
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Know-How Centre for the Alternative Care for Children
"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.
Project Coordinator
Date of publication: 2019
The Trust for Social Achievement Foundation are looking for candidates for the position of Project Coordinator for the cities of Sofia, Sliven and Plovdiv in Bulgaria.
A Sofia restaurant hires young people at risk for a better life and professional realization [Video]
Date of publication: 2019
Foundation for Social Change and Inclusion (FSCI Bulgaria) shared this video from channel bTV's "We Believe in Good".
[Bulgaria] The New 'Hippotherapy and Rehabilitation of Children with Disabilities and Developmental Problems' Health Program in Varna
Date of publication: 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria announced that the Health and Sport Directorates of the Municipality of Varna will launch eight new health programs this year.
[Africa] Negotiating a better future The impact of teaching negotiation skills on girls' health and educational outcomes.
Date of publication: 2019
Across Sub-Saharan Africa, families are more likely to invest in the education of boys than in that of girls; in Zambia, for example, girls drop out at a rate three times as much as boys in the transition to secondary school.
[International] The KidsRights Foundation is receiving nominations for the International Children’s Peace Prize
Date of publication: 2019
The KidsRights Foundation awards the International Children's Peace Prize every year and is receiving nominations for this year's event.
Learning through play at school
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: The Lego Foundation
This scoping study seeks to understand the role and impact of learning through play at school. 
Regulation on the implementation of the rights of children through a child friendly municipal governance system
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: KOMF (Coalition of NGO's on Child Protection in Kosovo)
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.
[Bulgaria] A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the KHC evaluated the assigned tasks of Hope and Homes for Children - Bulgaria
Date of publication: 2019
A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the Know-How Centre for Alternative Care for Children with experience in direct field work and in research of the process of deinstitutionalization of child care - Borislava Mecheva, Valentina Bizheva,
[MENA (Middle East, north africa)] Evaluation of the pilot phase of MGSC in Jordan
Date of publication: 2019
Last year, the MGS methodology has been revised in partnership with Queen Margaret

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