“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows” - Sydney J. Harris

Latest news

Training for school mentors successfully implemented!

A successful Inception Training for School Mentors was organized with 14 participants during 3-7 November, 2021 in Istanbul, in the framework of the “Action for Reducing Inequalities in Education” project …

ARISE Comparative report for implementing project countries is now availible!

Comparative report by researchers from ARISE partner organizations, Centre for Education Policy and Education Reform Initative, for Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia and Turkey is now avaliable.

Poverty at the core of school drop-out

“An important predictor of the future education of children lies in the socio-economic status of the family. If the family is poor, if education is not valued in it, there …

ARISE policy reports and brief are now available in local languages

The first outcomes of the ARISE project, the policy reports and policy briefs, are now available also in local languages.

Latest events

ARISE Regional Policy Lab held in Zagreb!

Important segment of the ARISE project policy dimension was Regional Policy Lab held in Zagreb on 2nd and 3rd March 2022.

ARISE Summer School 2021 Bridging Equity Gaps in Education - School

NEPC Summer School 2021 Bridging Equity Gaps in Education will take place online, from 28th June to 2nd July, and will be dedicated to the topic of equity in education. …

About the project

The ARISE – Action for Reducing Inequalities in Education – project is a platform created by a pool of  NGOs and research institutes from Western Balkans and Turkey (IPA countries) that will support schools, grassroots organisations and policy makers in developing actions and policies aimed at mitigating the effect of low socio-economic status on students’ achievement, reducing inequalities in education.