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PRIMER project
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PRIMER: Project for Roma Inclusion in Mainstream Education Resources
(2004 - 2006)

The Project for Roma Inclusion in Mainstream Education Resources (PRIMER project) – Bulgaria, funded by the British Big Lottery, ran for two years from November 2006 and aimed to improve access to and performance in pre-school and primary education for Roma girls and boys in two locations in Bulgaria: in the 35,000 strong Roma neighbourhood of Fakulteta in Sofia, and in Lom, a mid-sized town in the deprived northern region of Montana.

The PRIMER project has informed national education policy at the highest level and its models of good policy and practice in implementing inclusive and culturally sensitive education curricular can be adapted throughout Bulgaria and in other countries to improve education for Roma children.

Read more about the approach and achievements of the project.