The project aims on building a partnership between Save the Children Italy, MEDPAK Association, the University of Bologna’s Department of Educational Science “Giovanni Maria Bertin” and Save the Children International (SCI) – Albania Country Office. The overall objective of the project is: “All children in Albania, including children with disabilities, develop their potentials with improved learning outcomes.” <br> The project focus will be on Children aged 0-6 years including children with disabilities – who will benefit from inclusive learning opportunities and quality education in Elbasan and Korce municipalities.<br> The focus of the project will be built upon three main pillars: access, quality and institutional strengthening. <br>Health professionals, caregivers, teacher and local institution personnel will be trained to early identify development challenges. On the framework of the project, 2 inclusive crèches will be rehabilitated/constructed in Elbasan and Korce municipalities. Forms of collaboration between universities will be implemented in order to develop a child-focused, inclusive educational programme that will be rolled out to local nurseries and kindergartens, and possibly introduced across schools in other regions<br>The enrolment rate in nurseries and kindergartens will be increased and long-term sustainability of the universities and municipalities of Korce and Elbasan will be ensured. <br>Through this 3 years project, Save the Children and its partners will achieve the following results: <br>1. Vulnerable children have increased access to early child education through early identification of children with disabilities, new adequate education facilities and raised awareness. <br>2. An increased number of children aged 0-6, with special focus on children with disabilities, develop their potentials through inclusive and child centered education programs.<br>3. Elbasan and Korce municipalities’ capacities are strengthened to adequately address the needs of children with disabilities and their families.<br>During the first year, the project was able to:<br>I. To train the staff of first-level health centers on the inclusion of 0-6 age children with disabilities in the in the regions of Elbasan and Korce;<br>II. Launch the master in Inclusive Education at the Universities of Elbasan and Korca, in collaboration with the University of Bologna;<br>III. Begin the construction of two crechès in Elbasan and Korca.<br>Project concluded and results achieved according to Logframe Matrix.