Inclusive School Net

School name: Taki Daskalo Gymnasium Bitola

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School type: Secondary school

Address: Boris Kidrik 37, Bitola, "The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"

Contacts (phone, fax, email)
School Team:
  • Vladimir Trifunovski, Principal
  • Slavica Naumovska, psychologist
  • Pece Tasevski, Parents' council
  • Gordana Jordeva, class teacher
  • Silvana Petkoska, class teacher
Teacher Team
  • Daniela Mitrevska
  • Vesna Atanasovska
  • Zoran Ristevski
  • Katerina Maurdeva
  • Marina Stefanovska-Jovceva

Number of pupils: 1256

Number of male students: 618

Number of female students: 638

Male/female student ratio: m 49 % / f 51 % 

Diversity – Inclusion issues

This school has multiethnic and diverse group of students. There  are 32% of students traveling daily to school and coming from the poor rural areas, there is nearly 60% of students coming from economically deprived families and also a number of students coming from the foster care. There are around 30 students with special educational needs and studying through individual learning plans. School also has a group of highly talented students. A number of students with severe emotional challenges has been detected, as well as with chronic illnesses.

Level of inclusive practices/experience

This is by far one of the most advanced schools in the country regarding inclusive practices and skilled team and supportive management. School has a team of 6 psychologists, special pedagogues and therapists, who are systematically working with students with special educational needs and all other students in order to create a peer supportive environment. School is constantly investing in in-service training of staff in this field. They would need further support and ideas on how to improve further methods of work and how to work with some of the more difficult groups.