"Our Rights" brings together 25 teachers from Albania and Kosovo

The Embassy of Slovenia supports teachers Training of Trainers and exchange on the rights of the child between Albania and Kosovo


Tirana, 11 September 2020 – This is the first time that, CRCA/ECPAT Albania and the Institute for the Promotion of Education in Kosovo, with the support of the Embassies of the Republic of Slovenia in Albania and Kosovo, organized a 2-day Training of Trainers on the rights of the child for teachers of civil education in both countries.  

The training is based on a methodology prepared by the Slovenian expert Mag. Blanka Jamnisek, enabling the provision of basic and necessary knowledge on children’s rights and the role of education institutions in protecting them, who also addressed the teachers taking part in the training course.

The participants increased their knowledge on important events related to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, national legislation, and national mechanisms in place for protecting children from violence. An informative “Our Rights” Teachers Booklet on the rights of the child is accompanied by cards for children that are to be used during discussions on children rights with children.

The Ambassador of Slovenia to Albania, Mr. Peter Japelj, during his welcome speech expressed the importance of such training which increase the education and implementation of children’s rights, while committed to support similar initiatives in the future.  Also, the Ambassador Blanka Jamnišek from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia, the instigator of the project Our Rights, and renowned expert Dr. Anica Mikuš Kos participated virtually at the event.

The training was conducted by experts of CRCA Albania, that is a certified agency for the development of accredited trainings of teachers in Albania by the National Agency for Quality Assurance of Pre-University Education (ASCAP) and the Institute for the Promotion of Education in Kosovo. Six teachers from Albania and eighteen from Kosovo were certified as trainers of trainers on the rights of the child, who in return to their workplace will train other teachers in both countries: Albania and Kosovo. At least 30 teachers and 3000 children will be trained and informed on the Convention on the Rights of the child and “Our Rights” concept.

The teachers also will aim to establish for the first time a network of professionals on the education of children's rights in Albania and Kosovo.


For more information, please contact:

Mrs. Linda Pino

Education Expert




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