SAVE THE CHILDREN’S OBJECTIVE
Improve access to and quality of education by promoting inclusive and participatory approaches to the education of children from marginalized groups, overall contributing to a higher quality education for all children, as well as providing more effective education financing and management systems which will enable preschools to be inclusive and lead to sustainable change.
WHAT SAVE THE CHILDREN DOES:
Promote Inclusive Education for children from Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities and all children:
Raise awareness about the importance of education among the Roma Ashkali and Egyptian (RAE) communities and other marginalized groups, teaching communities how to support their children and engage with the schools.
Capacity building of institutions and the community, helping them become more culturally sensitive and inclusive in their approach and outreach to the RAE communities and other marginalized groups.
Establish mechanisms for the identification of out of school children in cooperation with local civil society organizations and other partner organizations through door to door visits.
Support school management processes and provide training for teachers on quality inclusive education methodologies.
Carry out advocacy work for increased resource allocation by municipal authorities to support inclusive education methodology, through the Index of Inclusion.
Advocate and increase awareness on the importance of investment in Early Childhood Care Development (ECCD).
Support an Early Childhood Development center for ages 3-6 year old in the municipality of Mitrovica for RAE children and their parents.
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