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  • SIRIUS Policy Briefs: Recommendations for successful policies on migrant education

    While many countries in Europe have high-quality, well-established education systems, socio-economically disadvantaged communities across the continent suffer from inequality of access and lower-quality education. Children from these groups, including children with a migrant background—those who are immigrants themselves or have immigrant parents—tend to underperform in the classroom compared with their native peers. Children from a migrant background (defined here as from

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  • Building Learning Societies: Investing in Education and Lifelong Learning

    A roundtable on 2 December brought together policy makers, civil society organisations, government representatives and researchers to discuss the timely topic of investment in education. As a background document for the roundtable discussions SOLIDAR launched its new publication, “Building learning societies: investing in education and lifelong learning” with its country monitoring reports of 12 Member States and recommendations for both national and

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  • Building Learning Societies: Social inclusion through VET. New opportunities for NEETs

    New publication: SOLIDAR Foundation – Social inclusion through VET – New opportunities for NEETs In recent years, following the economic crisis, Europe has seen increasing unemployment especially among the young, an increasing portion of young people in Europe finding themselves in a NEET situation (not in employment, education or training) and widening inequalities within society. Education has been among the

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  • European Education, Training and Youth Forum 2014 Report

    The third edition of the European Education, Training and Youth (ETY) Forum took place in Brussels on 9th and 10th of October 2014. The theme of the Forum was Future priorities of the ET2020 Strategic Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training and Synergies with Youth Policy. The event hosted forward looking discussions to identify key priority areas for policy cooperation as part

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  • Early leaving from education and training challenges individuals and our societies

    Time spent in education today is an investment for tomorrow says a new joint Eurydice/Cedefop report published at the end of November 2014. The report, entitled “Tackling Early Leaving from Education and Training in Europe. Strategies, Policies and Measures” monitors developments across Europe and confirms that early leaving represents a complex challenge at individual, national and European levels. In the vast majority

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  • Draft outcome of proceedings from the European Ministerial Conference on Integration (Milan, 5-6 November 2014)

    On 5 and 6 of November 2014 the Italian Presidency organized a Ministerial Conference on Integration, with the aim to further develop the Strategic Guidelines concerning the area of Freedom, Security and Justice adopted by the European Council in June 2014. The discussion built upon the Common Basic Principles adopted on 19 November 2004, the informal meeting of EU Integration Ministers of Zaragoza of 15-16

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Profiles of immigrant grassroots organisations working in the area of inclusive education. See here for further details.

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