11 January 2022

Quality Inclusive Primary and Secondary Education

In 2009, major legislative reforms in Serbia contributed to changing the paradigm to quality inclusive education, based on nurturing an individualised approach for every child, removing various barriers affecting children’s learning, and transiting from a medical to a social model of disability. While progress has been made, during 2020/2021…, Programme Area Goals, UNICEF’s goal is to uphold the rights of boys and girls to quality inclusive education, particularly those affected by poverty and exclusion. In this regard efforts will continue to support primary and secondary schools and strengthen educators’ pre-service and in-service training to ensure delivery of quality and inclusive education by focusing…, CPD Target, By 2025, all children learn and develop their competencies through quality, inclusive education that fosters their well-being and active participation in the community. In that respect UNICEF will work towards that by 2025, teachers have the necessary skills and practices to apply modern pedagogical approaches of quality inclusive education and…, Challenge, Although progress has been made in terms of inclusion of vulnerable children in education, children with disabilities, children of Roma nationality, children with low socioeconomic status and children living in rural or remote areas are still less likely to benefit from inclusion in mainstream quality education than other children. This situation…, Solution, UNICEF and partners will support the Ministry of Education and related education institutions in the following areas:  Strengthening institutional capacities for policy development, financing, management, coordination and monitoring of quality inclusive education.  Capacity development of teachers to apply modern pedagogical practices.  Reform of…