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Archive for August, 2014

  • Are you an immigrant-run organisation that works in the area of inclusive education?

    Do you represent migrant teachers, parents or students? Do you help students with a migrant background with after school activities? Do you as a community organisation work with schools to improve the services they offer? Do you do any other activities that aim to achieve a more inclusive and diverse education system? If you are an migrant-run organisation and answer […]
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  • Austria: 10.5 per cent of pupils without Austrian passport

    In the previous school year 120,110 children at school in Austria were not in possession of Austrian citizenship. This represents 10.5 per cent of all students (1,142,726). More than 226,500 pupils or 20 percent had a different mother tongue to German in the school year 2012/13. Most pupils without Austrian citizenship are in possession of a Turkish passport (16,431), followed […]
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  • Classroom practice – Let’s win the race to get pupils on track

    Athlete-mentors in the US are encouraging disadvantaged students to aim high, and their tactics can be replicated in every classroom. Teachers tend to assume, wrongly, that five-year-olds attending schools in low-income urban neighbourhoods cannot be focused on their learning. It is thought that these kids concentrate instead on things like the latest cartoons and do not have the self-awareness to […]
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  • European Educational Research Association: 2014 Conference

    In 2014 EERA is celebrating its 20th anniversary. This event offers an excellent opportunity to look back on the development and impact of educational research in Europe – as well as looking forward to its future. The EERA/ECER conference in Porto 2014 provides a time and space for the educational research community to be self-reflexive – to evaluate its strengths, […]
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