World Class Films - Bosnia: Two schools under one roof
As the Bosnian government seeks to reintergrate education after the war of...
“It was easy with people but not easy with politics”. Halid Mustafic is Director of the Konjic School in Bosnia Herzogovina.
Following the Bosnian war in the 1990s the education system was left divided along ethnic lines. Bosniak Muslims, Croats and Serbs were taught separately and with completely different curricula.
The government is looking to integrate education where the local populations are themselves mixed. Thus Bosniaks and Croats, living side by side, should be able to attend the same school.
The policy is being implemented gradually with the first stages being ‘Two schools under one roof’. Here the two communities share a school building but the children are taught separately in it. This film reflects on this and on recent moves to share the management and leadership of these unique institutions.
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Originally published: Tuesday, 7th August 2012
Last updated on: Tuesday, 7th August 2012
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