In mid-October, the elementary school "Dimitrije Tucović" in Cajetina, has formed the Coordinating Team for implementation of the project Support to Inclusive education and training for everyday life of children and young people with disabilities, within the Cross-border Programme Serbia - Montenegro, supported by the the European Union.
In Serbia, the project is implemented by primary school "Dimitrije Tucović" in cooperation with the Association of citizens Zlatibor Circle from Čajetina and the Special School "Miodrag V. Matic" from Užice.
In Montenegro, project is implemented by "Day center for children and youth with special needs and disabilities Pljevlja", in cooperation with the Centre for children and youth with disabilities from Berane, secondary school "Tanasije Pejatović" from Pljevlja and the Association of Parents of Children with Disabilities "Ray of hope".
According Milka Vasiljevic, director of school "Dimitrije Tucović", the project aims to improve social inclusion and quality of life of children and young people with disabilities, through the development of cooperation between border areas in the use and exchange of human resources, information technologies and assistive technologies, and through the development of cooperation with relevant local organizations and institutions. Members of the newly formed Coordinating Team are representatives of local government, the Center for social work, educational institutions and civil organizations, that will be involved in the entire project and will have the opportunity to directly apply the acquired knowledge and experience, thus contributing to better inclusion of children with disabilities in their communities.
The project duration is 15 months, and the public will be regularly informed of all project activities through the media and through social networks.