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Archive for September, 2014

  • Migrant Education Platform: Consultation with European Stakeholders on Recommendations for the Migrant Education agenda

    European Union policy underlines the importance of education, notably in its most recent EU growth and competitiveness strategy, EU2020. The strategy sets ambitious targets for the improvement of educational results: reducing school drop-out rates to below 10%, and ensuring that at least 40% of 30-34 year old citizens have completed tertiary education by 2020. In order to achieve this goal, […]
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  • Germany: We need teachers that understand what it means to be different

    Sanem Kleff, a teacher born in Ankara and brought up in Hamburg, studied to be a teacher in Turkey and worked in a school in Berlin. Nowadays, she is manager of the ‘School without Racism‘ project, founded during the 1990s when molotov cocktails were through at asylum seekers. Kleff explains that the reasons there are few teachers with a migrant […]
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  • Austria: Pilot-schools for allocation of resources by social index

    Version:1.0 StartHTML:000000254 EndHTML:000014965 StartFragment:000014790 EndFragment:000014899 StartSelection:000014790 EndSelection:000014899 SourceURL:http://www.sirius-migrationeducation.org/wp-admin/post.php?post=12381&action=edit&message=1Edit Post ‹ SIRIUS network — WordPress SIRIUS network Austrian Minister of Education Gabriele Heinisch-Hosek wants to pilot a new funding allocation for schools, which will be calculated according to a social index. The criteria for the funding still has to be established and a working group has been set up within the […]
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  • France: School success doesn’t only depend on school – here’s the proof in numbers

    New studies are taking stock of how inequalities outside school influence the course of students. We knew that the typical day of a student at Clichy-sous-Bois is not really the same as that of a student from the centre of Paris, mainly because of different life conditions: parents absent more oftne, bigger families, lower education level of parents, etc. A […]
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