Through education to integration

Inclusion and retention of Roma children in the education system is the most important element of their integration and socialization. Problems such as illiteracy and weak economic power of parents significantly hinder this process.

Therefore, the objective of this project is to support quality education for Roma children in the municipality of Herceg Novi. The specific objectives of this project are: to improve the regularity of school attendance by Roma children, to improve knowledge and increase the number of Roma children who successfully finish the school year, as well as to increase awareness of parents of Roma children on the importance of education.

The main activities under this project are:

  • Daily maintenance of additional classes with children with the aim of providing them with support to achieve better success in school;
  • Making individual databases academic success of Roma children (monitoring of the educational process)
  • Motivational workshops with parents with the goal of providing support and improve the success of Roma children.

In order to monitor and evaluate the process od education, individual data base for each Roma child was created. You can find example of data base HERE.

The project is implemented in partnership with primary schools "Dašo Pavičić", Igalo and "Ilija Kišić" Zelenika and the Municipality of Herceg Novi.

The project started in 2013 and it is supported by the OSCE / ODIHR. 




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