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June 23, 2020

Call for Consultancy: Field Monitor

Deadline: 05 July 2020 Positions: 3 (1 South Serbia, 1 Central Serbia and 1 North...
June 23, 2020

Call for Application: Program Financial Administrator

Deadline: 05 July 2020 Position: 1 (Belgrade) Background The Roma Education Fund’s (REF) mission and...
June 23, 2020

Call for Consultancy: Enhancing Foreign Language Skills of Young Roma in Serbia

Deadline: 05 July 2020 Background The Roma Education Fund’s (REF) mission and ultimate goal is...
June 23, 2020

Call for Consultancy: National Employment Consultant

Deadline: 05 July 2020 Position: 1 Background The Roma Education Fund’s (REF) mission and ultimate...
June 2, 2020

Important information for eighth graders

In the upcoming days eighth grade students will have several duties to complete such as...
May 22, 2020

Be responsible to yourself and to the environment

The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, combined with the declaration of a state of emergency...
May 21, 2020

Education to employment

It is very important that you make a good decision, and it is best to...
May 20, 2020

Electronic scheduling of enrollment and testing for first graders starts on May 28th

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development and the Office for Information Technology and...
May 19, 2020

Call for Proposals: REF COVID-19 Emergency Fund in Serbia

In response to the current challenges Roma families face due to the COVID – 19...
May 18, 2020

Call for Innovative Proposals “Community Employment Hubs”

REF is seeking partner organizations in Serbia for the implementation of innovative projects that would...
May 14, 2020

Important information for primary school children

Most of the primary school students will have their marks concluded by the end of...
May 14, 2020

Activities in secondary schools start from June 1st

Classes are ending at the end of May, and regular activities then continue, by following...
May 12, 2020

Call for Consultancy: Boosting Project Visibility and Roma School Enrollment Campaign in Serbia

Deadline: 22 May 2020 Background The Roma Education Fund’s (REF) mission and ultimate goal is...
May 12, 2020

Call for Consultancy: Affirmative Measures in Serbia: Strategic Policy Analysis Consultant

Deadline: 22 May 2020 Background The Roma Education Fund’s (REF) mission and ultimate goal is...
May 8, 2020

Workshop “Interview with employers”

The workshop "Interview with employers" was organized today in cooperation with the company Infostud group....
April 30, 2020

Online meeting “Deficient occupations in the labor market”

Until recently, deficit occupations in the labor market included several economic sectors, primarily the information...
April 28, 2020

Online workshop “How to write a CV?”

The recruitment process with the desired employer begins since the moment you decide to apply...
April 24, 2020

Online conference “Presentation of active employment policy measures in the Republic of Serbia”

Online conference “Presentation of active employment policy measures in the Republic of Serbia”, implemented by...
April 23, 2020

Meeting with entrepreneurs and lawyers

An online meeting was organized with entrepreneurs and lawyers on “Challenges that Roma entrepreneurs face...
April 16, 2020

Taking a probation matura test

Probation matura test in Serbian language, Math and Combination test will be held on April...
April 13, 2020

Preparations for the first online trial high school graduation exam

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development collects information from the principals of primary...
March 30, 2020

Enrollment in the first grade of primary school

The enrollment of children in the first grade of primary school, which traditionally begins on...
March 24, 2020

Obligations of employers during the state of emergency

What are the obligations of employers during the state of emergency The answer to this...
February 13, 2020

Informative meeting with pedagogical assistants

An informative meeting with pedagogical assistants on the opportunity for enrolling additional education and obtaining...
January 13, 2020

Opportunity to work in sales

Within the project “Employment Empowerment of young Roma – phase 2”, REF Serbia has so...
December 19, 2019

Commemoration service

Nadja’s contribution to increasing our visibility and for our achieved results in Serbia and Montenegro...
December 16, 2019

Commemoration service for Nataša Kočić-Rakočević

Commemoration service in memory of our colleague, program manager Nataša Kočić-Rakočević will be held on...
December 14, 2019

In memoriam Nataša Kočić-Rakočević

REF must report with sadness and grief the loss of our colleague, program manager, Nataša...
November 29, 2019

Workshop “Meet IT sector”

Workshop “Meet IT sector” was organized today in Belgrade with around 30 young Roma participating....
October 23, 2019

The Coordinator of the Roma Policy of the European Commission in conversation with young Roma

Roma Education Fund Representative Office in Serbia held a meeting today with the Coordinator of...
October 9, 2019

Working breakfast with Journalists at REF Serbia

Around 20 media representatives with national coverage responded to a call for Working Breakfast with...
July 4, 2019

Memorandum of Cooperation signed with the City of Niš

A Memorandum of Cooperation between Roma Education Fund Representative Office in Serbia and the City...
July 2, 2019

ROMA EDUCATION FUND AND THE GOVERNMENT OF SERBIA TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING FOR COOPERATION ON EDUCATIONAL INCLUSION OF ROMA

The Board of Directors of the Roma Education Fund (REF) extended their gratitude towards the...
June 25, 2019

A meeting was organized with civil society organizations

A meeting was organized with civil society organizations with which Roma Education Fund Representative office...
June 21, 2019

REF at the regional conference

At the regional conference on the results of the “Decade of Roma Inclusion” held in...
June 21, 2019

Regional conference held on the results of “Decade of Roma Inclusion”

Roma Education Fund participated in regional conference on the results of “Decade of Roma Inclusion”...
May 15, 2019

Training for young returnees in Niš

As a result of a cooperation with GIZ DIMAK, REF partner NGO INDIGO in Niš...
May 10, 2019

The call for applications for the Roma Graduate Preparation Program is extended

The call for applications for the Roma Graduate Preparation Program 2019/20 academic year is extended...
April 25, 2019

Signing a Cooperation Agreement with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development

A Cooperation Agreement was signed today between Roma Education Fund branch office in Serbia and...
April 19, 2019

Intern performing at the World Congres of tamburitza players

Within the project „Employment Empowerment of Young Roma“, Zoran Janković is on internship as an...
April 5, 2019

Research study

Roma Education Fund branch office in Serbia has started conducting a research study of the...
April 2, 2019

Training for welders begun

Today, twelve candidates have started training for welders in Kragujevac, which includes theoretical and practical...
April 1, 2019

The beginning of the second phase of the project

After successful implementation of the first phase of the project, Roma Education Fund branch office...
March 28, 2019

Interview for television RTS1

On the occasion of ceremony of awarding laptop computers, Razija Smajilović, beneficiary of the project...
March 28, 2019

Interview for television Prva

On the occasion of ceremony of awarding laptop computers, Fatima Kamberović, representative of Roma Education...
March 28, 2019

Interview for television N1

On the occasion of ceremony of awarding laptop computers, Aleksandar Blagojević, beneficiary of the project...
March 28, 2019

Awarding of laptop computers to most successful beneficiaries

  Selected beneficiaries of the project “Employment Empowerment of Young Roma“ were awarded with 16...
February 28, 2019

Training for young returnees in Leskovac

GIZ DIMAK and REF Serbia have visited REF partner NGO ROSA in Leskovac. Since REF...
December 17, 2018

Study visit

Representatives of REF offices in Slovakia, Hungary and Romania took participation in the study visit...
December 5, 2018

Recommendations of Roma NGOs after the presentation of the Analysis of the Legal and Strategic Framework for the Education Integration of Roma Returnees

Predstavljanje analize „Integracija Roma povratnika po Sporazumu o readmisiji u obrazovni sistem osnovnih i srednjih...
November 30, 2018

Meeting with Roma NGOs on the occasion of presenting Analysis of Legal and Strategic Framework for Educational Integration of Young Roma Returnees

Meeting on the occasion of presenting the Analysis “Integration of Young Roma Returnees under the...
November 24, 2018

Serbian Visions

Roma Education Fund Branch Office in Serbia has, for second year in a row, participated...
September 4, 2018

Successfully completed small scale projects “Improving the Reintegration of Roma Returnees in Serbia”

Within the project “Improving the opportunities for integration and education of Roma in Serbia”, REF...
August 30, 2018

Textbooks for children returnees were provided in the framework of cooperation between REF and Help

Within the component dealing with the educational reintegration of Roma returnees, the Roma Education Fund...
August 17, 2018

Young Roma acquire internationally recognized certificate for welders

Within the cooperation between the Roma Education Fund Representative Office and the GIZ YEP project,...
July 17, 2018

REF project team has held 14 info-meetings for young Roma across Serbia

In order to promote the employability of young Romani men and women, the Roma Education...
June 30, 2018

Invitation to all young Roma to take part in job fairs

The Roma Education Fund Representative Office invites its scholars attending the final grades of secondary...
June 22, 2018

The Ministry of Education takes over the managing of the Scholarship Program for Roma pupils in secondary schools

In May 2018, the Representative Office of the Roma Education Fund (REF) organized training for...
June 14, 2018

REF cooperation with the Aster Textil company from Niš

In May 2018, Roma Education Fund Representative Office established cooperation with Aster Tekstil. Aster Textile’s...
June 4, 2018

Mentor support to Roma secondary students

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development (MESTD) is taking over during this school...