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Archive for March, 2013

  • We Laugh Together, We Educate Together: A Hungarian Campaign on Inclusive Education | Open Society Foundations (OSF)

    The Hungarian civil society organization UCCU Roma Informal Education Foundation recently launched a campaign film designed to raise awareness and encourage discussion on the issue of inclusive education in Hungary. The film offers an accessible way into the subject, and aims to combat the attitudes and prejudices that have resulted in a segregated and “closed” education system in Hungary. via […]
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  • Roma: more integration through education | Europe | DW.DE | 10.03.2013

    Despite democratic transformations in Eastern Europe, more than 10 million Roma face discrimination, especially in education. Change has been slow, although education is a key factor in overcoming poverty. via Roma: more integration through education | Europe | DW.DE | 10.03.2013.
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  • Experts see family as key to reduce Roma school dropout | New Europe

    Working with Roma families is a key towards the success of their children at school, a group of experts gathered in Brussels emphasised on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 21 March. An event hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) marked the end of the European Union (EU) project “Roma families get involved” and […]
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  • Sweden’s free schools prompt segregation fears – The Local

    In a soon to be published study by researchers at Stockholm and Uppsala universities shows that middle-class parents often decline to consider schools with a more diverse student body. The researchers conclude from the report, which is based on interviews with 5,000 parents, that this selection process is a contributing factor to creating increasing ethnic and class divisions between schools. […]
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