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

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ARISE SCHOOLS: Intersectoral cooperation

In this final installment, we follow three primary schools in Serbia, Vozd Karadorde Primary School in Aleksinac, Vuk Karadzic Primary School in Cuprija and Vuk Karadzic Primary School in Nis, …

ARISE SCHOOLS: “Ibrahim Mazreku” Primary School, Kosovo

Continuing our “ARISE Schools” video series is the “Ibrahim Mazreku” Primary School in Malishevë, Kosovo. With help from the ARISE project and other local organizations, school staff and students managed …

ARISE SCHOOLS: OU “Ilinden” Primary School, North Macedonia

In the second installment of the “ARISE Schools” video series we follow “Ilinden” Primary School as they showcase an example of democracy in action - a governing body of students …

NEPC 7th Primary Colors of Education: "ARISE: for well-being" conference

The 7th NEPC Primary Colors of Education: “ARISE for well-being” conference was held from November 28th to November 30th in Tirana, Albania.

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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.