Project Goal:

Contribute to social inclusion and integration of children with difficulties attending regular schools and special educational institutions founded by the City of Rijeka by providing support of teaching assistants.

Duration: August 2016 – August 2017

Project summary: the project will contribute to social inclusion and integration  of pupils with developmental difficulties in 15 regular schools and one special education institution, Education Centre founded by the City of Rijeka, in a manner that it will provide 43 trained teaching assistants who will take part in direct educational process working with 48 pupils. In this way, the educational process will be facilitated for pupils while at the same time it will contribute to creating 43 new jobs. Furthermore, this project will contribute to a wider vision of the attempts in setting up a support centre for pupils with difficulties in the territory of the Primorje – Gorski Kotar County

Key activities:

  • Selection, education and work with 43 teaching assistants who will provide support to 48 pupils with difficulties in 15 elementary schools in Rijeka and at the Education Centre

Contact persons:


  • City of Rijeka, Department of education and schooling
  • Education Centre
  • ES-SE Belvedere
  • ES “Centar”
  • ES Eugen Kumičić
  • ES Fran Franković
  • ES Gornja Vežica
  • ES “Kantrida”
  • ES Nikola Tesla
  • ES Pećine
  • ES “Pehlin”
  • ES Podmurvice
  • ES-SE “San Nicolo”
  • ES Srdoči
  • ES “Trsat”
  • ES Vežica
  • ES “Vladimir Gortan”


  • Total project value: HRK 1,956,080.16
    Financed by ESF: HRK 1,662,668.13
    Budget of the City of Rijeka: HRK 293,412.03

Financed under: European Social Fund – Operational Programme Human Resources Development 2014-2020.




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