Integrated education in municipality of Montana

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Country/partner countries

Project lead partner/organization and contact person (e-mail, links) project website
Centre for educational integration of children and students from ethnic minorities

Sofia, 1797, 52 A G. M. Dimitrov blvd. floor 1

offices 109, 110, 119, 120

tel./fax: 02 873 52 31, 02 873 51 25


Project information – start and end date (if available)
Starting date: 01.03.2012
Ending date: 30.06.2012

Summary (goals and purposes of the project)
To facilitate the access of Roma students to quality education.
Socialization of children and students from Roma origin via desegregated education.
Involved the children's families in the process.
Improved skills of teachers how to work in multicultural environment.
Improved communication between the family - child - teacher.
Ensured regular attendance in kindergarten and schools of Romani children and students.
To continue the effectively implemented activities of the first phase of the project.

Results of the project
Involved parents in the group initiatives, trips, concerts, etc.
Trained teachers on working in a multicultural environment.
Organized traditional celebrations of the different ethnic groups with the active participation of parents in celebrating the Day of Tollerance, Namedays - Vasilyovden, Gergyovden, etc.
Early school leaving has decreased - during the implementation of the project 3 studenst dropped out - 2 of them because of travelling with their parents abroad and one of them because of early marriage.
Participation in Folklore Festival.
The project was disseminated in some of the local media. The activities are reported in a guide in bulgarian language.

Who will benefit from this project (target group)
All beneficiaries: 342
Roma beneficiaries: 327

Sources of funding
Centre for educational integration of children and students from ethnic minorities