October 2018

Round Table "The Role of Vocational Education for post- penitentiary social adaptation"

Head of DVV International Uzbekistan, Tatyana Zaichenko talks with SSC clients after completion of the round table.

On October 16, 2018, a round table on "The Role of Vocational Education for Post-Penitentiary Social Adaptation" was held by the local NGO "Intilish". The purpose of the event was to discuss the importance of education for post-penitentiary social adaptation and the possibility of obtaining this education in the penal system. The round table was timed to the International Day of Education in Prisons, on October 13.

On October 16, 2018, a round table on "The Role of Vocational Education for Post-Penitentiary Social Adaptation" was held by the local NGO "Intilish". The purpose of the event was to discuss the importance of education for post-penitentiary social adaptation and the possibility of obtaining this education in the penal system. The round table was timed to the International Day of Education in Prisons, on October 13. The participants of the Round Table were Tatyana Zaichenko, Head of the DVV International branch office in Uzbekistan, Tatyana Nikitina, Director of “INTILISH”, a representative of Tashkent "Center for vocational training of unemployed people" and clients of the Social Support Center (SSC) who received professional training in 2016-2018, who shared their personal experience during the round table. Participants watched a film about the implementation of the project Returning PATH: Promoting Access To basic Human rights for vulnerable women and men". The project was carried out by DVV International in cooperation with "INTILISH", funded by the European Union with co-financing of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ,). After the film, a discussion took place, during which participants of the round table made recommendations on how to improve the organization of vocational education courses with a view to better social adaptation of Social Support Center (SSC) clients