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Archive for December, 2013

  • SIRIUS Stakeholder meeting: “Reproducing inequality: How to fight the trend towards school concentration of disadvantaged pupils” – Brussels – 17 January 2014

    The SIRIUS Network organised a Thematic Workshop on “Segregation and Integration in Education” in The Hague in October. This workshop looked at the effects of high concentrations of immigrant pupils in schools with many socially disadvantaged pupils. School systems have difficulty to deliver adequate resources, teachers and school leadership in these schools. Parents of native pupils are more likely than immigrant parents to move their children to other schools through parental choice systems, leading to what’s known as ‘white flight.’
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  • Reducing early school leaving: Key messages and policy support

    Reducing the average European rate of early school leavers to less than 10% by 2020 is one of the education headline targets of the Europe 2020 Strategy. Investment in the educational achievement of young people is essential for the employment prospects of every young person. It is important for the growth of our economy and for social cohesion, especially at […]
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  • Toronto CIES conference participation

    One of the activities of 2014 that appears in the activity plan of Collaborative Partners is the participation to scientific events in order to present SIRIUS work. For that reason we submitted a proposal of a group panel of our work in CIES conference that will take place on 10th – 15th March 2014 in Toronto, and it has been […]
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  • International Migrants Day in Barcelona

    With the aim to commemorate the International Migrant Days, SIRIUS Barcelona team organizes a conference on education right of youngsters from a migrant background in a crisis context. The event will take place on 18th December and regional authorities will participate in the opening and closure. Several migrant organizations have been invited at this conference. For more information consult here.
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