Promotion of inclusive education through Traditional Arts (PIETA)

Project Description

The overall objective is to increase access to inclusive vocational programs to the children and youth with disabilities tailored to their developmental requirements and needs.

The specific objective is to design and introduce an inclusive traditional arts vocational programme for children and youth with disabilities in Baku city.

The project will contribute to the Sustainable Development Goal 4. “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all; Target 4.5 by 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations”.

Specific Objective

The overall objective of the project is to increase access to inclusive vocational programs to children and youth with disabilities tailored to their development needs.

– Develop cooperation scheme of special schools and Icherisheher Center for Traditional Art (ICTA) of the Scientific and Cultural Center of Icherisheher Administration;
– Adjust curriculum to the needs of the people with disabilities;
– Establish access to vocational education on the traditional arts and craft for unemployed adults, children, and youth with disabilities;
– Train teachers and instructors on inclusive vocational education;
– Increase the employability of graduates on the traditional arts and crafts;
– Develop and submit policy recommendations for the integration of the children with disabilities to the programme of the Administration of Icherisheher.

Expected Results

– Cooperation Scheme of special schools and ICTA has been established;
– Curriculum is adjusted to the needs of the youth with disabilities and implemented;
– Access of unemployed adults and youth with disabilities to vocational education on traditional arts and crafts have been established;
– Training of trainers-instructors (ToT) in order to prepare them for inclusive vocational education is organised;
– The skills and employability of the graduates of the traditional arts and crafts program are increased;
– Awareness on EU best practice in inclusive education is increased.

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  • Priority Area:
    Mobility and people-to-people contacts; Strengthening of institutions, good governance and security

  • Region: Absheron

  • Project Type: Local

  • Start Date: 2018-06-01

  • End Date: 2020-12-01
  • Implementing Organisation:

  • EU Contribution:
    €575 000

  • EU Project Number:
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