Through this project "New Road" Association - Hayredin - will implement extracurricular project-based activities with in two kindergartens – in the villages of Butan and Glozhene, municipality of Kozlodui. The activities will include children aged 5-6 y. from two groups in each kindergarten (total of 110 children).
The activities will be based on the design thinking educational methodology “Design Champions”, inspired by Stanford University's design thinking approach, and developed in Bulgaria by the team of the educational start-up Red Paper Plane. The proposal offers a unique and promising project-based learning methodology, which has not yet been piloted in the Roma community and is expected to stimulate the development of children’s creativity, innovative and critical thinking, entrepreneurship and teamwork skills. The project will take place during the school year 2019/2020.