KEEP STEP: Education of Roma children and youth for the sustainable development of the community

The project goals were to promote inclusion and social justice in local community with the respects the cultural diversity of Roma people and creates equal opportunities for social integration. In addition, the project sought to contribute to creating equal opportunities for Roma children and youth to attain quality education and social integration.

The Open Academy Step by Step organized training in education for social justice and cooperation with families, aimed at primary school teachers and other professionals involved in the education of children in that specific county.

Programme 'Incentive Parenting' was held for parents of preschool children. It consisted of 15 workshops through which parents were encouraged to develop a stimulating home learning environment. The workshops were carried out by pre-trained facilitators. The programme especially fosters pre-maths and pre-reading skills in children at home environment. During the 15 workshops every child received various picture books and other materials for creative expression, play and learning.

Duration: March 2019 - March 2020