The Roma Education Fund has sent its Grant Manager, Beata Olahova, to represent its ongoing work with Roma communities in the field of education to the 5th International Review Conference of Roma Women in Skopje, held on October 6-7, 2015.
The 28th International Steering Committee meeting of the Decade of Roma Inclusion concluded in Sarajevo on September 10-11, 2015. The event was an occasion to review the Decade's accomplishments and challenges, and for which two publications were prepared by the Decade Secretariat to aid and guide our future endeavors to close the gap in educational outcomes between Roma and non-Roma, among others.
The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, in cooperation with UNICEF and other partners that include the Roma Education Fund, has initiated a new campaign for the enrollment of young children from vulnerable social groups into mandatory education – the preschool preparatory program and primary school.
The Roma Education Fund’s Scholarship Program (REF SP) offers scholarships for Roma students at the university level. Eligible applicants for the scholarship are permanent residents (of Roma origin) of one of the Program countries and will have been accepted at state-accredited universities in their home country or country of residence, pursuing their studies for Bachelor, Master or Doctorate degree.
The Roma Education Fund will host a side-event at Corvinus University's Salt House on September 7, 2015 in anticipation of the kick-off of the European Educational Research Conference in Budapest, Hungary.
“University is the last piece of the puzzle. I enrolled because I wanted an opportunity for professional development as well as to be respected in society. With my achievements I hope to diminish the prejudices against Roma and show people that the situation of Roma is the result of poverty and social exclusion. If given a chance, they can do as well as non-Roma,” says Albi Veizi, a current RomaVersitas beneficiary from Albania.
Montenegro Roma Education Fund Branch Office in Montenegro Fond za obrazovanje Roma Husinjskih rudara 64 Konik 81000 Podgorica tel.: 00382.695.064.07 email: email@example.com
Serbia Roma Education Fund Representative Office in the Republic of Serbia Romski Obrazovni Fond Kancelarija Programa Technical Assistance for Roma Inclusion (TARI) Zahumska 14 Room 415 Belgrade, Serbia tel: 00 381 11 2401-911, ext. 253 and 254 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Slovakia Roma Education Fund branch office in Slovakia „Nadácia Rómsky vzdelávací fond – organizačná zložka zahraničnej nadácie Roma Education Fund – Roma Oktatási Alap“ Levočská 4 Prešov, Slovakia 08001 tel.: +421 51 7754114 email: email@example.com