2. ROMA GROUPS, THEIR (PRE-SCHOOL) EDUCATION SITUATION AND MAIN CHALLENGES 2.1. Information on Roma groups and their (pre-school) education (..) 2.1.3. Latvia According to the data of the census conducted in 2011, based on ethnic affiliation, 6,489 persons declared themselves to be Roma, i.e. 0.3% of the total population 21. Footnote 21 Source: the Central … Continue reading "Report on inclusive pre-school education for Roma children (excerpts), 2015"
II. CONTEXT AND EXPECTATIONS (..) 2.3. Size and composition of the Roma groups in the participating countries (..) 2.3.2. Latvia The Roma are one of the oldest ethnic minorities in Latvia and have been an integral part of Latvia’s cultural diversity since the 16th century. The Roma community in Latvia is relatively small: according to … Continue reading "Report on school attendance of Roma children (excerpts), 2013"