On Tuesday 17 June 2014, Dr. Miquel Àngel Essomba, director of research group ERDISC (UAB) and general coordinator of SIRIUS policy network, together with Berta Espona Barcons, network manager, and Josep Guardiola Salinas, Production coordinator of ERDISC, appeared at Catalunya Parliament, in particular at Welfare, Family and Migration commission, to present the main conclusions of the first three years of SIRIUS work.
After the explanation, took place a turn to speak for the different parliament groups that explained their ideas related to the challenges and questions presented before and at the same time formulated questions to the representatives.
This appearance is one of the best practices that carried out by this network, which have the aim to innovate in governance processes of national education systems to guarantee the equality at school of children and youngsters with a migrant background; and it works to have an impact in the design and implementation of policies at local, regional, national and European level. The presentation of the main results in this commission is a big step to create a new policy implementation line that should be based on the transfer of knowledge that come from the practice and the academia to the decisions policy level.
For more information the whole appearance could be viewed at this link.