News and Events

  • July 6th 2011 Budapest, Hungary


    The National Consultation on Roma Early Childhood Inclusion report took place  with the participation of stakeholders from the government, civil society, international organizations, researchers Roma and non-Roma in Budapest on 6th of July.


  • Economists from Central European University and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences have shown that the achievement gap between Roma and non-Roma students is substantial both in reading skills and mathematic reasoning, but it is explained by social disadvantages, and ethnicity plays no additional role.

    This is the first  study that estimated the achievement gap between Roma and non-Roma students in Central and Eastern Europe on large and reliable data. The analysis was published in the recent conference volume of  a leading American journal in economics .

  •  A Roma Oktatási Alap közleménye a 2011. június 22-i szakmai fórumról



    A tegnapi nap folyamán sikeresen zárult a Roma Oktatási Alap, a Hajdúdorogi egyházmegye, a Nyíregyházi Főiskola, és Nyíregyháza Megyei Jogú város Önkormányzata által szervezett szakmai fórum, melyen részt vettek pedagógusok, oktatási szakemberek, iskola igazgatók, polgármesterek és a szervezők delegáltjai.

  • In Serbia, 42 Mayors Sign for Roma Education Programs Under the Roma Inclusion Component of the DILS Program


    About the Event
    On Wednesday, 20 April at The Palace of Serbia, Mayors from 42 municipalities offered their signatures as an expression of their commitment to improving the education of Roma children in Serbia through the Delivery of Improved Local Services Project (DILS). The ceremony was organized on behalf of the Ministry of Education and Science and brought together an estimated 100 supporters of Roma education.

  • Négy évvel ezelőtt egy város példaértékűen bezáratta azt az iskoláját, amely jogellenesen elkülönítette egymástól a roma és nem roma gyermekeket. A város vezetése civilek nyomására felismerte, hogy a szegregáció hosszú távon ellehetetleníti a két népcsoport együttélését.
    Most ugyanez a város száznyolcvan fokos fordulattal újra megnyitja az európai és emberi normáknak ellene menő intézményrendszer kapuit, és ezzel lehetővé teszi a szegregációt.

  • We kindly invite you to the Third Transnational Workshop of ‘A Good Start’, a multi-country project on Early Childhood Education funded by the European Commission. ‘A Good Start’ is implemented in Hungary, Macedonia, Romania and Slovakia under the coordination of the Roma Education Fund.

  • Quality Practices in Inclusive Early Childhood Education Services Focusing on Disadvantaged Roma Children

  • A data collection workshop was held in Nyíregyháza in Hungary. Participants included statistical experts
    from the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice HU; Ministry of National Resources HU; OSI
    Budapest; Municipality of Nyíregyháza, the AGS monitoring team and representatives from each of the
    partner NGOs. The training focused on the absence of reliable data on the Roma and how important it is to
    raise standards in monitoring and evaluation to ensure that policies have a positive impact on the Roma.

  • Spain has a long experience in the implementation of programmes aimed at Roma, both in the field of
    education and training-employment. Its approach in dealing with theses topics has been recognised as
    having achieved impact on the improvement of both the education and the employment situation of the
    Spanish Roma community over the lasts decades. The Structural Funds played a key role in social
    inclusion of the Roma providing financial resources and acting as political instruments.

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    long version of the video call:


    http://www.romaeducationfund.hu/how-apply-scholarship


    short version of the video call:


     


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__7y1V01_Zw