The first transnational workshop of the Ethnic minority integration school hub project, funded under the Erasmus + program of the European Commission through the Center for Human Resource Development, took place in the period 25 – 27 October 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The meeting was attended by representatives of CEIEDEM, as a leading organization, “EUROTHINK – Center for European Strategy” in Skopje, Macedonia and San Carlos School from Madrid, Spain.
The main topics of the meeting were to discuss the forthcoming project activities, the specific engagement of the partners, the joint activities agreements and the timetable of the mobility.
The project is going to take place in a period of 18 months and runs between September 2018 until February 2020. Its main goal is to create and develop a cross-sectoral partnership network for sharing and disseminating good practices in the field of prevention of early school leaving (dropping out) by students from vulnerable groups in these countries.
The activities that will be implemented within the project are aimed at presenting working models for prevention of early school leaving, documenting and promoting the best practices of partners in this field, developing a Handbook with adapted good practices to be used teachers, pedagogical specialists, social and youth workers, representatives of non-governmental organizations, local, regional and national public organizations and institutions.
The first expert mobility of the project will take place in early March 2019 in Sofia with more than 30 representatives of the three organizations, followed by meetings in Macedonia and Spain by the end of 2019.