Program for the Elimination of School Absenteeism

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Country/partner countries

Project lead partner/organization and contact person (e-mail, links) project website

C/ Ahijones, s/n
28018 Madrid
Tlf. +34 91 422 09 60
Fax. +34 91 422 09 61

Project information – start and end date (if available)
Starting date : 09.01.2006
Ending date: 30.06.2013

Summary (goals and purposes of the project)
100% enrollment of Roma school-children in Primary Education; decrease the number of severe absenteeism cases involving families in the educational process; community awareness of the importance of education; increase the number of students enrolled in Secondary Education.
Reduce school absenteeism.
Increase the number of pupils who access secondary education.
Increase the number of students enrolled in early childhood education.
Increased interest towards education.

Results of the project
Increased school attendance. It has created a synergy where early school-leavers demand returning to school.

Who will benefit from this project (target group)
All beneficiaries: 204
Roma beneficiaries: 204
Romani women beneficiaries: 124

Sources of funding