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Učilište za obrazovanje odraslih - IDEM

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Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
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General Information: 

One employed person. Sources of funding: EU funds IPA IV component, self-financing, local government, donations and foundations. We work with teachers, preschool teachers, teaching assistants, mobile expert teams and parents on increasing their competences to work with children with disabilities and to work with diversity. Our main partners are Local Authorities, Croatian employment Service, Agency for VET and Adult Education, parents, schools and preschool institutions.

Mission and Objectives: 

The main objective is developing of inclusive educational model, increasing educational process quality and protection and promotion of human rights on national level. Our mission is to improve level of social inclusion in Croatia and Region.

Main Projects / Activities: 

Main projects:
- transformation of special institutions into centres for support to regular schools and preschool institutions (Centre for Autism Zagreb, Centre for Rehabilitation Zagreb, Centre for Education Velika Gorica, Centre for children and youth Karlovac, Centre for Education Ozalj)
Main Activities:
- education for teaching assistants
- education for mobile expert teams
- workshops for teachers and preschoolteachers
- education for inclusive teachers and preschool teachers
- supervision
- promoting and marketing activities

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

We can promote Network's values and work in a field of social inclusion in cooperation with Network. We can also participate in all future activities that Network plan to do in our Region and all our projects could be done in cooperation with Network. As we are unique institution for formal and non formal education in this field, we see our role as developing, promoting and innovative in Croatia and Region.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

We want to contribute to Network's work and to improve inclusive services on National and Regional level. As we already have developed models of inclusion and we work in that field over 17 years, we want to share our knowledge and experiences with other relevant institutions and organisations.