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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August: Iași TV Life – The Importance of Early Quality Education

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Over 100 teachers from the Eastern region of Romania were invited by OvidiuRo to the second of a series of 8 regional conferences on quality early education. The sessions emphasize on the importance of education in the first five years of life, with a special focus on educational development of children in poor communities. Quality early childhood education […]

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August: Pofta de Carte in Iasi County

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Reporter: I see you also received a book for the kid to take home.Do you think it will be useful? Mother: Of course. What I want for my child is that he can learn and … open his mind! I’m very glad when he can learn something new! The “Poftă de carte” Caravan started off […]

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August: The Pofta de carte Caravan in Olt county

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The “Poftă de carte” project aims at raising awareness around the importance of reading-aloud as well as that of a healthy nutrition for children. Preschoolers from Ipotești, Olt county, were invited to the local kindergarten to take part in an interactive read-aloud session along with their parents. The campaign is an initiative of OvidiuRo, the association […]

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August 28: 10.000 picture books for children in marginalized communities

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Thousands of children whose parents never had the means to buy them a book will receive one for free through a project initiated by OvidiuRo – a Romanian NGO who supports children in disadvantaged communities. The project started in Bihor and throughout the coming school-year ten thousand books will find their way to less fortunate […]

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August 10: Teach for Romania meets Șotron Summer Schools

Jurnal pentru copii of Digi24 Romanian national television wanted to know how do Sotron Summer Schools work and who are the teachers who gave up two weeks of holiday this summer and prioritized poor children’s education. We went together to Cutuș, Crizbav, Brașov county the village where a Teach for Romania teacher Andreea Fierăstrăeru accepted the Sotron […]

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June 19-29: Training Opportunity for Teachers in Poor Communities

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It is a well-known fact that cognitive stimulation in the first five years of life is closely linked to school and professional success. That’s why it’s so important for our poorest children to also have access to quality early education! And of course quality programs require highly qualified, committed teachers with good teaching tools”. Maria […]

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June: OvidiuRo offers 20 grants for new kindergarten groups in poor communities

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Local teams in poor communities can apply until July 1st for one of the 20 grants – each worth 2,500 Eur – made available by OvidiuRo for the creation of new kindergarten groups for the 2017-2018 school-year.   The Hai la grădiniță! grants are open exclusively to disadvantaged communities. OvidiuRo invited over 400 such communities to apply. 50,000 Euro are […]

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June 2017: School supplies for all poor children in Sibiu County

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On Children’s Day, Sibiu County Council announces the distribution of another 1200 coupons for school supplies to kindergartens across the county, an action that was part of the broader “Rechizite pentru Fiecare Copil în Grădiniță” (School-supplies for Every Child in Preschool) Campaign. The school supplies are meant to support the quality early education of children […]

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