Project „4 Elements 4 Kids from cross border co-operation and education adjusted for preschool children” (acronym 4E4K) is approved in March 2017 under „Interreg V-A Hungary-Croatia Co-operation Programme 2014-2020“.
Lead Beneficiary is Kindergarten CVRČAK Virovitica and there are two project partners; Croatian Nursery, Elementary and Secondary School and Students Hostel “Miroslav Krleža” Pécs and Development Agency VTA.
The project is in line with the specific goal 4.1 which refers to the improvement of the role of educational institutions as intellectual centers to increase the level of knowledge in the region. The vision of the project is to enable children and educators from two Kindergartens to exchange way of working with children and way of using recycled materials by including children from disadvantaged groups and with the minorities.
Total value of the project is 114.866,20 € and 85% of it represents contribution from European Union (97.636,26 €).
Objectives of the project are:
Participants of the project activities are children from two kindergartens from cross-border area and their educators, same as the professional staff of those institutions. Also, employees from Development Agency VTA will participate at the project activities. Project activities will include about 200 children in total.
Locations of the project activities are the City of Virovitica, City of Pecs and village Otrovanec. There will be organized 13 project activities during project implementation period (14 months). Kindergarten CVRČAK Virovitica will organize six activities, same as Croatian Nursery, Elementary and Secondary School and Students Hostel “Miroslav Krleža” Pécs and Development Agency VTA will organize one activity.