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12 Jun 2019
The ministry of Human Capacities announced it wants to cancel the 'private student' status starting next school year. In case the student's life situation demands it, they can receive individual schedules, but it is the interest of society to have...
25 Mar 2019
Two Slovak journalists have written the story of Roma families who moved from Slovakia to the UK, painting a picture of two educational systems – one where Roma children end up in special schools [for those with disabilities], and one which provides...
08 Mar 2019
The KidsRights Foundation awards the International Children's Peace Prize every year and is receiving nominations for this year's event. Participants can be boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 18 from all over the world, with the main...
07 Mar 2019
According to UNICEF, almost 4 million children are living with disabilities in Eastern and Central Europe and Central Asia and do not have access to qualified and inclusive education. Ms. Afshan Khan, UNICEF’s Regional Director for Europe and...
18 Feb 2019
The ongoing Programme of Economic and Social Development in Spišský Hrhov, Slovakia, is a successful integration example for the Roma community. This initiative reduced unemployment by 80% for the local Roma community, and greatly improved their...
15 Jan 2019
Council of Europe`s Commissioner for Human Rights wrote a letter to the Prime Minister and Minister of Education of Czech Republic reacting to the proposed changes of the laws on education of pupils with special education needs. The Commissioner...

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