REYN Bulgaria – coordinated by the “Trust for Social Achievement” Foundation, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria successfully organized a conference on “Practices and Directions: the Educational Mediator in the Kindergarten” on November 3, at the Ramada Hotel, Sofia.
Four directors of kindergartens and one psychologist – members of the Network for Early Childhood Development in the Roma Community – REYN Bulgaria, attended the 14th Regional Conference of the Community of Innovator Teachers, on the theme “Teachers as Peace Builders. The role of teachers in building a culture of peace”.
Local and regional events for sharing successful practices were successfully held again this year, under the programme of the REYN Network. Four local and one regional event were organized in the cities of Plovdiv, Asenovgrad, Levski and Byala Cherkva, by Kindergarten “Happy Childhood”, National Community Center “Rodolyubie – 1873”, Kindergarten “Sun” and Kindergarten “Atanas Nedelchev”.
Kindergarten – the first community of children; Educational role of the kindergarten; Kindergarten as a place for learning through creativity; Healthy nutrition and hygiene standards; Family – kindergarten relationship;
These are a few of the topics on which parents from underprivileged communities enrich their knowledge through information sessions on the benefits of regular kindergarten attendance developed by the Trust for Social Alternatives (TSA) Foundation.
The National Coordinator of the RAYN Network – Gabriela Tosunova is the topper of the 2018 – 2022 graduating class at the Faculty of Law and History of the Southwest University “Neofit Rilski”.
“During my time at Southwestern University, I got two B’s and went to advanced because I have the motivation to do my best.”
On July 13-14, the Trust for Social Alternative (TSA) held a two-day seminar in the town of Lukovit for the international exchange of experience on the topic “Role models at an early age” with organizations from: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Belgium, as well as with a number of representatives of the Bulgarian educational institutions. A representative of the International Association “Step by Step” (MASS), which finances the event within the framework of the program for the exchange of experience between the MASS member organizations, will also present at the event.
- MISSION AND OBJECTIVES OF THE NETWORK
The Network for Early Childhood Development in the Roma Community in Bulgaria (the Network) was established in January 2018 and is coordinated by the Trust for a Social Achievement Foundation. The network aims to support professionals working with minority children, increase the scope and quality of services provided, and strives to unite the efforts of its members in this direction. The network also supports the development of role models from the Roma community itself.
Dear members of the Network for early childhood development in the Roma community – RAYN,
We are pleased to invite you to local and regional events for sharing successful practices, according to the Network’s program, which will be held in the city of Plovdiv, the city of Asenovgrad, the city of Levski and the city of Byala Cherkva, organized by the “Shtastlivo detstvo” Kindergarten, National Community Center “Rodolyubie – 1873”, Kindergarten “Slantse” and Kindergarten “Atanas Nedelchev”.