Project Purposes:

The Specific objective of the action is to ensure equitable access of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian children to pre-primary, primary and secondary education by improving enrolment, retention and attainment of children through community-based and financial support.

Overall Objective:

The overall objective of the EU-SIMRAES 2 action is to support the Kosovo government in developing democratic and multi-ethnic society by implementing the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Strategy and its Action Plan.

  • Activities

  • 1. 1. Support operation of 10 learning centers
  • 1. 2. Conduct awareness raising of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian parents to register and enrol children on time
  • 1. 3. Provide logistical support to children from Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities to attend pre-primary education
  • 1. 4. Provide individual mentoring and homework assistance to school-aged and returnee children
  • 1. 5. Organize anti-bias training for teachers and parents and provide mentoring/coaching for ensuring application of acquired competencies.
  • 1. 6. Organize local events to facilitate better integration of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian children at school level
  • 2. 1. Provide support for enrolment of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian children in upper secondary education
  • 2. 2. Set up a scholarship program for Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian upper secondary students
  • 2. 3. Provide mentorship to Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian scholarship beneficiaries
  • 3. 1. Establish and launch an informal network of CSOs working on improvement of education opportunities for Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities
  • 3. 2. Facilitate communication among network members and dissemination of information
  • 3. 3. Develop a cooperation strategy for the Network
  • 3. 4. Provide professional development opportunities to Network members to improve their services and advocacy skills

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