Implementation Period: September 2015 – December 2015
Funding: International Network for Early Childhood Education and Care International + Step by Step Association (ISSA)
Role of the organization: EQ is asubcontractor, the project is implemented by the National Network for Children
Childcare practitioners in the Balkans are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of supporting parents in promoting the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of young children. The Roma community is particularly vulnerable to poor developmental outcomes because of the impact of poverty, social marginalization and low levels of education.
To improve the understanding of professionals working with children and families from the Roma and other vulnerable communities of the importance of services that promote early childhood development.
Exchange of experience / know how – Bulgaria & Macedonia; interactive seminar &roundtable;study visits
EQ representative participated in seminar / discussion in Sofia
EQ representative participated in study visit to Macedonia
Roundtable on topics related to early childhood development scheduled for November / December