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

Latest news

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.

ARISE Thematic webinars on equity and education – Theoretical foundations & Examples of good policies and practices

As a replacement activity for the planned Study visits that were postponed due to the current pandemic emergency situation, two thematic webinarswere held in May for the ARISE consortium.

"Increasing supporting connections between teachers and peers to prevent dropout"

In Turkey, Consortium member Education Reform Initiative will be working together with grassroot organisation Kirkayak Culture, Art and Nature Association to strength the integration of students into community life.  Established …

Latest events

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.