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Archive for January, 2014

  • SALTO-YOUTH New Publication – We Are All Europeans

    The We Are All Europeans booklet aims to convey a positive and empowering image of youth with a migrant and minority background by highlighting how youth projects can empower young people to see cultural diversity as an asset, and migration as an opportunity. In Europe, there continues to be inequality faced by young people from a migrant background, who are often […]
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  • United Kingdom: ‘Greater emphasis needed on vocational education’

    Dr Anthony Seldon is an impressive and irrepressible headmaster. His contributions to the debate about social mobility in the UK and its relationship to the divide between independent and state schools have been extensive and are always thought provoking. His vision of education is enriched by his broad scholarship and his experiences in both the state and independent sector. If […]
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  • Germany Adds Lessons in Islam to Better Blend Its Melting Pot

    For the first time, German public schools are offering classes in Islam to primary school students using state-trained teachers and specially written textbooks, as officials try to better integrate the nation’s large Muslim minority and counter the growing influence of radical religious thinking. The classes offered in Hesse State are part of a growing consensus that Germany, after decades of […]
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  • Ireland: Immigrant Parents and Guardians Support Association

    We decided to set up the IPGSA to further develop the involvement of immigrant parents in the Irish education system. This would empower them to play an active role in their children's schooling and ensure that there is equity in the provision of their children's needs within classrooms and schools.
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