About the project

Starting with the 1st of July 2014, the Department of Educational Sciences from Babes-Bolyai University (Romania) began the research project entitled “Early Literacy in Roma Children from Romania: Predictors, Literacy Levels and Enhancement Strategies”, project funded by the program „Research within Priority Sectors” within the Financial Mechanism of SEE 2009-2014 and the state budget, contract no. contract 15 SEE/30.06.2014. The project is conducted in partnership with the Department of Educational Sciences from University of Oslo (Norway).

The project follows longitudinally for 2 years the evolution of the literacy skills of Roma children (bilingual and monolingual) as well as of non-Roma children (monolingual) coming from same communities in order to identify predictors and factors that contribute to the success of Roma children literacy. .  (...read more)