Start Date: April 2017
Duration: 5 years
Implementer: Macedonian Civic Education Center (MCEC)
Partners: Ministry of Education and Science (MoES), key educational institutions, all municipalities and schools in 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, YEI will foster 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, YEI will support changes to the civic education contents and introduce 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, YEI will renovate schools and improve learning conditions.
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All primary and secondary schools across Macedonia are included in the second project year – 2018/2019.
During the first project year – 2017/2018, the planned activities were implemented in 40 selected primary and secondary schools in 9 municipalities in Macedonia. Moreover, the Project implemented creative workshops and forum theater methodology in additional 8 secondary schools.
The list of pilot schools can be found here.