Tag Archives: Roma education

8.7.2014, bhstring.net – Awareness about necessity of education is raising

Integration of Roma pupils into the educational system of Tuzla canton and Brcko district of BiH had been a subject of today’s press conference that was held in SKPC “Mejdan”. Mehmed Mujic, president of the Association of citizens “Evropski put Roma” Tuzla and Cazim Salihovic, president of the Association of citizens “Romi na djelu” from Brcko have spoken to present ... Read More »

4.7.2014, RTCG – Roma and Egyptians shouldn’t abandon school

Montenegro – In the Ministry for human and minority rights today have been signed a Memorandum about cooperation between that ministry, Fund for Roma Education, Institute for Schooling and NGO Institute for social inclusion. As they announced from the Ministry, Memorandum is result of previous very good cooperation between mentioned institutions and it will help Roma and Egyptian children to ... Read More »

3.7.2014, EurActiv – Roma more often malnourished and subjected to violence

Roma in Serbia are having poorer life conditions than the general population and Roma children are more often malnourished and significantly rarely attend pre-school education, but also regular education, that’s what have shown research that was presented on 3rd July. Physical punishment of children is significantly more often at Roma children and even 37% of women in Roma settlements believe ... Read More »

20.6.2014, RTCG – Easier enrollment for minorities to the faculty

University of Montenegro’s Rectorate, Minsitry for human and minority rights and representatives of minority national communities signed a memorandum that will contribute that members of minorities are equally represented during the enrollment to faculty. Memorandum had been signed by the rector of University of Montenegro Predrag Miranovic, minister for human and minority rights in the Government of Montenegro Suad Numanovic, ... Read More »

6.6.2014, inkluzija.gov.rs – Positive discrimination, incentives and white bears

Far away from the eyes of cultural and educational elite of Belgrade which is still the impregnable challenge to not call Roma Gypsies, Roma are in its small communities next to which they live (and not in which they live) met everyday not only with discrimination on the racial grounds, but also with physical violence in any attempt to integrate ... Read More »

1.6.2014, times.si – Against Roma ghettos

Municipality Novo Mesto would like to accelerate integration with less number of Roma in classes. Municipality Novo Mesto has, for sake of too great concentration of Roma children in primary school Brsljin, supplemented the strategy for solving of Roma issues. Councilors made decision that, after adoption of decision, two new school districts will be established, and Roma children will be ... Read More »

26.5.2014, Suboticke novine – Small number of college-educated Roma

Roma Education Fund from Budapest is funding the Scholarship program for students and pupils of Roma population, and primary objective is to change the poor statistics according to which there are only 0,3 percent of high-educated Roma in Serbia. In previous four years that Fund has awarded 238 scholarships for students and pupils in the area of medicine, pharmacy and ... Read More »

Vladana Lilic about Roma education

Obrazovanje je osnovno ljudsko pravo i predstavlja glavni mehanizam društvenog i privrednog razvoja, te mora biti dostupno svim članovima jedne društvene zajednice. Nezaposlenost, siromaštvo, stereotipi i diskriminacija glavni su problemi sa kojima se romska nacionalna zajednica suočava, a obrazovanje je jedini put u punu integraciju romske nacionalne zajednice. Obrazovanje u Republici Srbiji je, bez sumnje, bilo među oblastima društvenog života ... Read More »

30.1.2014. – romea.cz: Czech Republic – Romani enrolments into first grade exceeding capacity of school in Předlice

Martin Košnar, director of the primary school in the Předlice quarter of Ústí nad Labem, says that exponentially more children than usual are enrolling into the first grade there. All of the children enrolled there are of Romani nationality. “It’s not that the school was established as a Romani one, that fact has developed on the basis of the situation ... Read More »

30.1.2014. – authintmail.com: Hungary Roma condemned to special needs schools

As Hungary struggles to integrate its large Roma minority, a relic from the communist-era education system continues to place disproportionate numbers of Roma children in schools for pupils with learning disabilities. At the state-run Petofi school in Gyongyos, 80 kilometres (50 miles) east of Budapest, most of the children aged from five to 18 appear to be Roma. They can be seen ... Read More »