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Skola dokoran – Wide Open School n. O.

Skola dokoran – Wide Open School n. O.
Žiar nad Hronom
(+421)-917-069 943
Geographical Focus
National levelRegional levelInternational level
Type of organisation
Main Activity Type
Service ProvisionCapacity BuildingConsultancyPolicy developmentAdvocacyResearch and knowledgeMonitoring and EvaluationPublishing
Quality PedagogyHealth ProgramsChild RightsAccess to ServicesParenting SupportSocial inclusion for Romani and migrant childrenSocial inclusion special needs
Targeted Age Groups
Before childbirth (pregnancy)Birth to threeThree to SixSix to TenTen+
Members target groups
ChildrenVulnerable marginilized childrenParents/care-takersEducatorsHealth professionalsSocial workersParaprofessionalsSupervisors (inspectors)Managers of servicesPolicy makersLocal authoritiesHigher education staffStudentsPractitionioners with Romani backgroundIn-service training providers


All families in heterogeneous communities, especially with children at an early age, living in a full-value and tolerant environment, have access to education and social services, and in addressing their needs they can rely on an open and competent public administration.
Škola dokorán - Wide Open School:
-cares about the needs of families from heterogeneous communities, especially those with children at an early age,
-contributes to the development of stimulating environment with emphasis on education, employment, housing and health,
-eliminates intolerance and facilitates dialogue among stakeholders.

Škola dokorán - Wide Open School respects:
-Partner approach and cooperation
-Open communication.

Škola dokorán - Wide Open School n. o. is an open nonprofit organization dedicated to community development and lifelong learning for socially disadvantaged groups, with an emphasis on families, especially with children at an early age, and with an ambition to compete on the international level.


Date: 24-02-2020

TOY for Inclusion organizes successful event at the EU Parliament

“I strongly believe that social inclusion starts with young children and their eagerness to play,” posts Slovenian MEP Tanja Fajon on Twitter, after the recent Pop-Up Museum she hosted at the European Parliament.

Date: 18-12-2018

NEWS - TOY for Inclusion Wins Lifelong Learning Award 2018

We are delighted to announce that our project TOY for Inclusion has received the Lifelong Learning Awards 2018 in early December. The prize is annually awarded by the Lifelong Learning Platform to initiatives that set up creative and inclusive practices.

Date: 30-10-2018

NEWS - Exchanging Goods and Good Times in Slovakia

The Wide Open School is working with seriously disadvantaged people: the Roma community. They live in very poor settlements.

Date: 25-09-2018

NEWS - TOY for Inclusion Gets Extended

The TOY for Inclusion project and the Early Childhood Education and Care Play Hubs, received support for another 2 years.

Date: 07-12-2017

Inclusion for all: a Peer Learning Activity in Ukraine

ISSA member Ukrainian Step by Step Foundation organised a 1 day conference for REYN members as a Peer Learning Activity (PLA) in cooperation with Romanipen (Serbia) and Wide Open School (Slovakia) in Kiev.

Date: 25-09-2016

ISSA and Members: Promoting inclusion of Romani children – through TOY

Combatting segregation of young Romani children and enhancing social cohesion of local communities are the core principles of TOY for Inclusion project, implementation of which starts in the beginning of 2017.