Duration: April 2017 – April 2022
Implementer: Macedonian Civic Education Center (MCEC)
Partners: Ministry of Education and Science (MoES), key educational institutions, all municipalities and schools in North Macedonia
Objective: To improve interethnic integration through enabling positive interactions among ethnically diverse youth at school and community level, and improving civic education contents, skills and behaviors, and volunteering practices of youth
Target Group: All primary and secondary schools and municipalities
Component 1: Strengthening Interethnic Cohesion in the Education System
Through continuous cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science, key educational institutions and municipalities, the project fosters opportunities for interaction among schools from different communities and create better ethnic cohesion among youth.
Component 2: Strengthen Democratic Culture and Civic Behaviors Among Youth
In partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science, the project supports changes to the civic education contents and introduces methods to promote active involvement of students in school and community decision-making processes.
Component 3: Schools Incentives/ Renovations
As an incentive for schools to participate in project activities for improving interethnic cohesion and developing democratic and civic values and behaviors among youth, the project renovates schools and improves learning conditions.
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