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Don’t forget to celebrate the heroes. Commemorate 2 August

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Should we or should we not teach young children about the historical persecution of Roma? If yes, the “Final Solution” imposed on Roma by Nazi Germany on 2 August 1944 should be remembered in schools. For several years now, young Europeans have been meeting in Poland to remember the persecution of their ancestors under the …

Training for pedagogical professionals in Rome, Italy. Register now!

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Registrations are open to the training for Early Childhood Pedagogical Professionals organized by Associazione 21 luglio and REYN Italy. The training will provide participants with theoretical and practical tools to help young children in poverty in formal and informal slums. Participants will gain the following knowledge and skills: – Educational poverty: different aspects and dimension …

REYN ‘School of Advocacy’ in Ukraine

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REYN National Networks from Slovakia, Serbia and Italy, joined the Ukrainian Step by Step Foundation (USSF) in Odessa at the ‘School of Advocacy’. An event to share advocacy strategies with REYN Ukraine members on July 2nd and 3rd. By meeting their international colleagues, REYN Ukraine members learned new advocacy tecniques that can improve living conditions of …

EDITORIAL – A Clear Compass for a Forgotten People (longread)

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We are happy to share some extracts of a longread that our host, the International Step by Step Association (ISSA), recently published on their website. ISSA, tackled the issue of why people suddenly feel less interested or less compelled when it concerns the fate or betterment of the lives of Roma & Traveller people. “The …

TOY for Inclusion toolkit launched

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The new ‘TOY for Inclusion Toolkit – A step-by-step guide to creating inclusive Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) Play Hubs for all generations’, provides the necessary information to enable trainers and practitioners of different sectors to set-up and run play spaces for children, families and communities. The toolkit pays particular attention to social integration, …

REYN’s trip to Sofia, Bulgaria

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REYN partners and National Networks met last week in Sofia, Bulgaria. About thirty REYN advocates from eleven countries attended a three-day advocacy training. Together we enriched our campaign strategies, shared lessons learned and best practices. REYN National Networks prepared plans to support the achievement of the network’s objectives in their respective countries. At the same …

Slovakia: arguments for compulsory preschool sound loud again

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Politicians want preschool attendance compulsory for Romani children, however they should probably make education accessible and affordable first. Not long ago, there have been many discussions about compulsory preschool attendance as one of the measures supporting Roma inclusion in Slovakia. After getting off the agenda for some time and possibly inspired by practices from nearby …

TOY for Inclusion inspires children in Belgium!

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Playing, reading and drawing is highly beneficial for the development of young children. In this video we see learning activities organized in Ghent, Belgium, by the Centre for Innovation in the Early Years (VBJK) within the TOY for Inclusion project. TOY for Inclusion supports learning and playing for all children between 0 and 8 years …