Quality education for Roma children

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Country/partner countries

Project lead partner/organization and contact person (e-mail, links) project website
Ilica 73, 10000 Zagreb
Tel: (01) 4854 935, 4854 936
Fax: (01) 4854 022
Mobilni: 091 4674 980

Osnovna škola Orehovica
Školska ulica 2
40322 Orehovica
Telefon: 040 / 635-020
Telefaks: 040 / 635-020
E-mail: ured@os-orehovica.skole.hr

Osnovna škola Tomaša Goričanca Mala Subotica
Glavna 55
40321 Mala Subotica
Telefona: 040-631-620
E- mail adresa: ured@os-mala-subotica.skole.hr

Project information – start and end date (if available)

Summary (goals and purposes of the project)
This project, financed from EU funds, was carried out in partnership with Orehovica Primary School from Orehovica, Elementary School Tomas Goričanca from Mala Subotica and six primary schools in Međimurje. The project aims to improve the quality of education for Roma children through strengthening the capacity of primary schools. The main objective was to improve the quality of education of Roma children. The specific objectives were:
- strengthening the capacity of primary schools to work with Roma children,
- increasing sensitivity to the problems during the educational encounter of Roma children.

Results of the project
Completed workshops:
- Teaching children to whom Croatian is not native language,
- School curriculum that respects the multicultural environment of the school,
- Teaching approach focused on the child,
- Living in Diversity,
- Creating a multicultural learning environment.

Other results were:
- equipping classrooms with open shelving, carpets and didactics, and
- publishing manuals for teachers: ''Teaching in a multicultural environment''.

Who will benefit from this project (target group)
Selected schools participating in the project with partners are the elementary school Vladimir Nazor from Probislavec, Mursko Središće - Elementary School from Mursko Središće, the elementary school Jože Horvat from Kotoriba, Primary School Kuršanec from Kuršanec. The interest in participation was great, and the selected schools are attended by the largest number of Roma children. The first education training 'Approach to teaching focused on the child' was attended by 72 teachers and teaching assistants.

Sources of funding
IPA-Human Resources Development IPA4.,
157.663,98 EUR


Document - materials that incurred in the project
Teaching handbook