June 29: The selection for 40 more Povesti sub Lupa literacy and science corners started!

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The application form can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/yb4rmdqc The first 10 Povesti sub Lupa pilot-centres have already reached some of the poorest kindergartens in Romania, this spring. Starting September, a reading and science corner will be assembled in 40 more kindergarten classrooms, in the most disadvantaged villages around the country. Also, the preschool teachers working […]

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June 27: 2018 Sotron Summer Programs regional trainings have started!

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The preschool teachers who want to volunteer this summer to run daily sessions in their kindergartens – a two-week educational module designed and supported by OvidiuRo – are invited to attend one of the regional trainings we are organizing, as follows: Bistrita county (June 20 – 22), Covasna county (June 25 – 29), Valcea county (June […]

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April 27: “Povești sub Lupă” brings 50 Reading and Science Corners in poor kindergartens

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OvidiuRo launches Povești sub Lupă, a project supported by Raiffeisen bank that is building infrastructure for literacy & science in poor rural communities by equipping 50 kindergarten classrooms with Reading & Science Corners, while creating a network of 50 master teachers working with poor children. Besides a rich experience in kindergarten, the project also provides […]

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February 23: Fiecare copil merită o poveste! Caravan begins Over 20,000 picture books will be distributed in disadvantaged communities.

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The caravan has began in February, in Satu Mare county, and aims to increase children’s exposure to new vocabulary and the world of books in kindergartens and, also, to train preschool teaches for Sotron Doi and Ateliere de Vara educational modules. The project will be implemented with the support of ‘host kindergartens’ in poor areas […]

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February 9: Hai la gradinita! grants for the 2018-2019 school year

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OvidiuRo has launched the second edition of Hai la gradinita! grants. The school directors can apply by March 30, by filling in an on-line application form provided by OvidiuRo. The project is financed, for the second year in a row, by NN Romania, and it aims to support local teams in the poorest communities in […]

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October 16: OvidiuRo training sessions for 130 more beneficiary teachers from Maramureș region

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OvidiuRo training sessions for literacy and quality early education continue for 130 more beneficiary teachers from Maramureș region. During these training sessions we promote an educational philosophy that focuses on children’s needs and natural curiosity and teaching methods that rely on interactivity, critical thinking and continuous exploration. This year we support teachers who work with children from […]

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October 10: Modelling infrastructure for literacy and quality early education in poor kindergartens of Romania

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– A stop in Bistrița for the World Education Day – Over 70 preschool teachers and education specialists played their part in finding the answers during the first regional training session – of a series of 10 – organized by OvidiuRo in Bistrița last week. The Network of Teachers for Quality Early Education from Bistrița […]

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September 27: Pay It Forward! 2 Euro Monthly SMS Donations to Provide Poor Children with Their First Book

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OvidiuRo’s 2017-2018 SMS Draw Campaign to Support Early Quality Education and Literacy in Poor Rural Communities OvidiuRo call all supporters to Pay It Forward – donate 2 Euro / month for the acquisition of books for the poorest children in Romania and contribute to the quality of early education in disadvantaged communities.  The campaigns aims to explain […]

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September 21: Ethan Hawke, Reader for a Day in Iazu, Dâmbovița

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Our world is really as good as we make it and one of the things that’s still difficult about being an adult in our world is that if you don’t take time to care about the young people, we leave the world a much worse place. I’m realizing all of a sudden how many older people, […]

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September 19: Romanian Ministry of Education supports OvidiuRo’s best practices for quality early education

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OvidiuRo – Ministry of Education agreement for the national implementation of quality early education best practices  Minister of National Education, Liviu Marian Pop, and Executive Director of OvidiuRo, Maria Gheorghiu, signed, on September 19th, a collaboration protocol regarding the implementation of quality education best practices central to the Fiecare Copil în Grădiniță (FCG) pilot program. The protocol’s main objective is ensuring logistic […]

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