Extended stay for the pupils of Roma national minority

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Country/partner countries

Project lead partner/organization and contact person (e-mail, links) project website
Lead partner:
Međimurje County
Ruđera Boškovića 2, 40000 Čakovec
+385 (0)40 374 111
+385 (0)40 374 269

Project information – start and end date (if available)
22.8.2013 - 21.6.2014

Summary (goals and purposes of the project)
The main purpose of the project was to acclimate the children of Roma national minority to school, to educate them about the point of going to school and to help them advance to further grades. The project aimed to educate Roma parents and explain the value of schools and education in order to boost the Roma's presence in schools.

Results of the project
106 students, 90 members of the Roma minority finished the project and completed the education.

Who will benefit from this project (target group)
The students of the first and second grade of the elementary school Kotoriba (32), Tomas Goričanca Mala Subotica (74) and Dr. Ivana Novak Macinec (90) - the members of the Roma minority, the teachers of these schools, the students of the Teacher Training Faculty of Zagreb, the Department Cakovec and Roma parents.

Sources of funding
Total worth for one school year (2013/2014):
1.352.766,87 kn

Link to the lead partner:
http://medjimurska-zupanija.hr/w2/kontaktirajte-nas/# />
Additional contact info about the project management:
Upravni odjel za društvene djelatnosti
+385 40 374 225