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Surviving the First Day
State of the World's Mothers 2013
Save the Children releases its 14th State of the World’s Mothers report. This year’s report looks at the critical first day of life, when mothers and their newborns face the greatest threats to survival, and when there is tremendous opportunity to save lives.
Child Rights Situation Analysis
This publication gives information and analyzes child rights situation in Albania mainly on the area of Education, Child Protection, Child Participation and Health.
Happy Kids make Happy Parents
A practical guide for parents on how to work and be successful with their preschool children.
“Violence against Children in Schools and Families" - Evaluation Report
“Violence against Children in Schools and Families” in Durrës, Elbasan and Berat Districts projects Evaluation Report showed remarkable positive achievements and impact in preventing violence against children in school settings, thus largely achieving the main aim. However, while a major decrease in the use of physical violence against children by teachers and school personnel has been observed, violence against children in the form of psychological violence by teachers has not decreased significantly.
These projects were implemented by Save the Children, January 2009 and June 2012, and its goal was ‘to achieve significant reduction of adult-to-children violence in the targeted schools and kindergartens.
Risks Related to Adolescence and Life Skills Education
This booklet, in Albanian, is a joint publication of Save the Children and MEDPAK Association. It provides teachers with information about different types of learning disabilities, so they can recognize learning disabilities at children in their classes and support their education. Along with information about learning disabilities, this booklet provides class strategies to work with children with learning disabilities and promotes the importance of accepting the diversity in class, as way to avoid prejudice that these children are uneducable.
Practical advice for parents of children with disabilities and learning disabilities
This booklet, in Albanian, is a joint publication of Save the Children and MEDPAK Association. This material is designed to support parents of children with disabilities or learning disabilities, with practical advice and suggestions about the appropriate attitude, behavior and communication with their children. This booklet conveys important messages for parents about their role, appropriate parenting styles, and their duties and expectation they have for their children, while they provide care and encourage development of their children with disabilities or learning disabilities.
Legislation and public services for children in street situation
The study report (published in Albanian & English language) gives information on the most acute problems facing street children and their families in Albania, gaps in legislation regarding protection and care for children and provides recommendations to various institutions and stakeholders to commit in improving the situation of Roma community, recommending further action to mitigate the challenges and find concrete solutions for the community.
Ending Poverty in Our Generation
This publication gives information on Save the Children’s vision for a post-2015 framework. Here you can read for ten new Millennium Goals proposal to defeat hunger, mortality, child poverty by 2030.
This publication is a practical guidance for teachers of preschool children age 3-4. It supports the consolidation of the preschool curricula and serves to explain standards of achievements for children age 3-4, which are designed by the Ministry of Education, and gives practical suggestions on how to work with children to meet these standards. It is a publication supported by UNICEF and Save the Children in collaboration with Ministry of Education.
The phenomenon of children on the move in children's eye
This publication is a Manual for peer leaders working for adolescent related issues. It contains information and activities for adolescents aged 14-18 and is based upon peer to peer education methodology. It was compiled with the valuable support of adolescents and staff working in Youth Centers in Kucova and Cerrik in frame of the regional “Child Trafficking Response Programe in SEE”. Its main objective is to serve as referral and resource material in activities with/for adolescents to prevent risks facing adolescent nowadays and educate life skills.
To know about learning disabilities: information for teachers
The study report "The phenomenon of children on the move in children's eye" is an initiative of Mario project. This report, in Albanian language, aims to explore the children on the move phenomenon, perceptions, feelings and thoughts of the children who are in this situation. These studies will help in formulating concise and operational recommendations for key stakeholders working in the field of child protection and in particular with regard to means of support, delivery of services and strengthening the skills and capacities of children and families to overcome the consequences of the negative phenomenon of movement.The study was supported by OAK Foundation in cooperation with the implementing organizations of “Mario” project: Save the Children and Terre des Hommes.
MARIO project is a three-year regional project extending to countries: Albania, Kosovo, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary. It aims to promote and strengthen civil society organizations and networks in these countries to advocate for child protection and child rights issues at the international, national and local level.
How to develop a constructive cooperation among parents and teachers
This booklet, in Albanian, is a joint publication of Save the Children in Albania and MEDPAK Association. It promotes the cooperation among parents and school staff in supporting the education of children with special educational needs (children with disabilities and children with learning disabilities). It provides practical information on how important is to share responsibilities between school and family in education of children with disabilities and of children with learning disabilities. This booklet offers some strategies useful to establish school-family cooperation in developing and applying Individual Education.