Social Inclusion Through Non-Formal Education

OBJECTIVES:
The overal objective of the Action is contribution to greater social and cultural cohesion of socially marginalized groups in the cross-border area between Kosovo and Albania.
The specific objective of the Action is greater involvement of socially marginalized students in elementary schools in cross-border area between Kosovo and Albania (Gjakove, Peja, Istog and Klina for Kosovo and Bajram Curri and Tropoja for Albania).

FINAL BENEFICIARIES:
Elementary school students from socially marginalized communities living in the cross-border areas between Kosovo and Albania. Total of 7 schools, 400 students and 20 educators are targeted with this Action, from both sides of the border. Moreover, entire communities in the region with socially aggravated status in the rural areas will benefit from the Action’s outputs.
EXPECTED RESULTS:
The expected results from the implementation of the Action are:
1. Introduced non-formal education in socially diversified elementary schools in the cross-border region between Kosovo and Albania;
2. Raised awareness on value of social diversity and multi-cultural communities in the cross-border region between Kosovo and Albania.
ACTIVITIES:
1.1 Design of non-formal courses of art, music and theater for students in elementary schools.
1.2 Promotion of art, music and theater laboratories for students in elementary schools.
1.3 Organization of exhibitions of best art, music and theater play contests.
1.4 Organization of a cultural weekend meet-up between elementary students from Kosovo and Albania.
1.5 Training for school educators on conducting interactive classes including socially diversed students.
2.1 Media campaign for social and cultural diversity in educational environment.
2.2 Preparation of best practice publication for inclusive educational environment.
2.3 Drafting of policy paper on inclusion of socially marginalized students in elementary schools.
2.4 Organization of cross-border conference on social and cultural diversity in educational institutions.

CBC Programe Albania-Kosovo (An Eu Funded project managed by the European Union Office In Kosovo)