European Centre for Minority Issues’ June workshop is one of many endeavors to improve the delivery of education to Kosovo’s minorities. Particularly, this training addressed the issue of high dropout figures of pupils belonging to the minority communities.
The 29 trainees addressed:
- ways of improving identification and prevention of dropouts;
- ways of reintegrating children that dropped out;
- ways of integrating children that never went to school;
- ways to enhance coordination between the relevant stakeholders
The trainees’ group was composed of representatives of relevant municipal departments, schools, and civil society.
Facts on the project
The project aims to improve the education of the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian minority communities by strengthening the capacity of municipal officials.
In a larger context, the aim is to implement the education component of Kosovo’s Municipal Action Plan (MAP) for the integration of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities as part of the national Strategy for the Integration of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Communities in Kosovo 2009-15.
The project carries the title Improving the Delivery of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Education in the Municipality of Fushë Kosovë / Kosovo Polje.
It is funded by UNICEF.
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