Our program in education in partnership with the Ministry of Education, Sport and Youth, local education institutions, communities, parents focuses on projects that:
– strengthened present capacities of professionals and other stakeholders in identification, support for the enrollment and reintegration in schools as well as to benefit from service which facilitates school attendance
– decrease the rate of children from Roma and Egyptian Communities who drop out of school, through awareness-raising campaigns and positive intervention
– promote children’s access and participation in public schools/kindergartens and reduce violence, discrimination and inequality against them, social exclusion, and poverty.
Our education programs help school age children develop vital skills to ensure their success both in school and out. NISMA ARSIS is ensuring children acquire foundational literacy , math and socio-emotional skills, which will prepare them for a lifetime of learning. Providing non-formal education, vocational training sessions and life skills development combined with recreational activities for vulnerable children and youth to facilitate access in mainstream schools. Introducing methodology to teachers, caregivers, parents and child protection services professionals through training programs and online platforms focusing on positive parenting and positive ways of disciplining of children.
From January 2019, support work has continued for the children of the Roma and Egyptian community who live in Lana Bregas, near the housing units provided by the Municipality of Tirana, in which 60 families have been settled. From these families, 35 children are assisted to register at the community school “Androkli Kostallari” and attend the learning process. The services are provided by Nisma ARSIS, for 35 children in this community, who attend school focus on support classes enhancing inclusion in sports, health education and cultural activities, food, family empowerment through community services and child protection, transportation from community to school and return from school to community.