The Municipality of Ruse has adopted an Educational Integration Program
With Decision No 722 of 14.12.2017 of the Ruse Municipal Council was adopted a Program of the Municipality of Ruse on the Implementation of the National Strategy for Educational Integration of Children and Students from Ethnic Minorities. The program was prepared by a working group specifically created by the Mayor of Ruse Municipality within the project "Early Socialization through Successful Educational Integration", funded by the OP NOIR 2014-2020. The members of the working group held several meetings within which they outlined the main objectives, activities and tasks that are priorities for the Municipality of Ruse and should be included in the program. The prepared draft of the Program was proposed for approval by the Mayor of the Municipality of Ruse.
 
The program was developed on the basis of the Strategy for Educational Integration of Children and Students from Ethnic Minorities (2015-2020) and is governed by international documents in the field of children's rights, key national regulations, strategic documents and national programs related to the educational integration.
 
The main objectives of the Program are:
  • Full Early Socialization - the basis of the educational integration of children and students from ethnic minorities;
  • Ensuring equal access to quality education;
  • Promoting intercultural education as an integral part of the process of modernization of the Bulgarian educational system;
  • Preserving and developing the cultural identity of children and students from ethnic minorities.

The program of the Municipality of Ruse identifies specific activities in pursuance of the goals set and responsible for their implementation for the period till 2020.