There are few places in
Some six years after the war, things are looking up for children. Schools have been repaired and teachers are back in classrooms, but still much needs to be done. 15 years of instability, isolation and conflict have left schools in Kosovo behind-as the rest of
Children’s education has also been held back by the continuing ethnic divides that continue to plague Kosovo. Delays in developing a curriculum all sides can agree on- have left schools in some areas unable to function while returning children who were displaced in the conflict cannot find a place in school.
UNICEF wants to ensure that by 2010 every child has a place in school in Kosovo. The Provisional Institutions of Self Government (PISG) is managing education in Kosovo for the first time. UNICEF is working with the PISG and it’s Ministry of Education and Science (MEST) in the following areas:
Access: Making sure every child has a place in school.
Quality Making sure every child has access to good quality education.
Attainment Making sure every child is able to complete their education
Governance Providing technical and material assistance to the Ministry of Education and Science to ensure they can effectively manage education services throughout Kosovo.