Can the Ukrainian academic community respond to public inquiries regarding the education of Roma? This question was considered by members of the International scientific practical conference "Roma Studies: the experience of Central and Eastern Europe and prospects for Ukraine”, which took place on November 11-12, 2016 in Uzhgorod.
CF "Heart with love" is a place where Roma families can go for legal, psychological and pedagogical assistance. It was created in the Transcarpathian village of Poroshkovo*. The aim of the initiators is not only to encourage families to send their children to school, but also to help children adapt to it, not to miss lessons and get a quality secondary education.
To motivate high school students on bona fide education in school and higher education, know their rights and be able to build relationships with people – those were the objectives of Odesa NGO "Roma Human Rights Centre "Social Legal Aid" that conduct lessons-lectures on career guidance and legal culture for high school students. The one took place in the last days of the school year in the gymnasium of the village of Nerubaiske of Odesa region.
A senior lecturer in programming at Ivan Franko National University in Lviv won a victory in court, the decision of which obliged the Cabinet to raise salaries of teachers, doctors, teachers... up to 22%! This is reported by Lviv portal with reference to Svyatoslav Litynsky’s claim against the Cabinet.
BrainBasket Foundation includes 309 volunteers, 37 schools, 61 partner companies. A team of Ukrainian IT companies gathered in April 2014 to create their own organization.
Professional College of Chuhuiv and Chuhuiv Agrarian Professional Lyceum are now in a difficult position, as in the current year their financing from the state budget was discontinued. But the city budget did not provide such expenditures as these vocational educational institutions are in the municipal property of the community and not only students from Chuhuiv are learning there.
The coalition of Roma NGOs of Ukraine "Strategy 2020" congratulated Roma people all over the world with a national holiday, drew attention to the acute problems in the sphere of education of Roma children in Ukraine and developed recommendations to Cabinet and Ministry of Education of Ukraine. You can readthe text of the appeal below.
On April 4, 2016 the project "Provision of quality education for Roma children in preschool education and primary school" was launched in 4 regions of Ukraine. It will last 2 years and contain new features that should contribute to the education of Roma, at the same time making it the desirable and conscious need for children and their parents.
The graduation of future first graders on August 25 was solemnly held at CF “Blago”. Within four months the Roma children learned to read, write, gain socialization skills and understand how important it is to study.