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  • No ‘back to school’ for ‘lost generation’ of refugee children in Mideast: Europe must respond

    SIRIUS Statement on Urgent Response for the Education of Refugees 13 million children are being denied their right to an education because of the wars in the Mideast, according to the UN. In fact, 1 in 2 Syrian refugees are actually children (2.2 million). 1 in 4 schools in Syria have closed since the conflict and 52,000 teachers have left […]
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  • From the Multicultural Classroom to the Multicultural Staff Room | Cities of Migration

    A unique network supports teachers with a migrant background and promotes intercultural education in German schoolsIn Germany’s second largest city, Hamburg, nearly 14% of the population is made up of immigrants. In schools, this can be even higher – overall, one-third of students in German schools have a migrant background. However, less than 5% of their teachers do. This is […]
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  • Deutschland: Integrationsgipfel: Studie: Jugendliche mit Migrationshintergrund werden bei der Lehrstellenvergabe benachteiligt – badische-zeitung.de

    Viele Unternehmen in der Region diskriminieren Jugendliche aus Einwandererfamilien bei der Lehrstellenvergabe und begründen das mit Kundenerwartungen oder der Sorge ums Betriebsklima. Zu diesem Ergebnis kommt eine Betriebsbefragung des Freiburger Soziologen Albert Scherr. Vor allem bei muslimischen Jugendlichen erwarten etliche Betriebe generell Probleme – unabhängig von Qualifikation und Kompetenz der Bewerber.Die Diskriminierungsbereitschaft vieler Unternehmen werde durch seine Untersuchung “eindeutig belegt”, […]
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  • What’s behind Sweden’s youth riots? – CSMonitor.com

    Sakine Madon, an editorial writer who grew up in different suburbs and has worked at a youth center in one of the affected areas, echoes this view. “Parents and schools have an important task in showing that the adult world is engaged in children’s education and daily life,” says Ms. Madon. But she also believes that many projects and policies aimed […]
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