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  • Developing School Capacity for Diversity

    This policy brief uses the concept of professional capacity to frame SIRIUS’s recommendations regarding school quality. It identifies four key areas for improvement: language diversity, the learning environment, social psychology and acculturation, and community connections. To develop expertise in these areas, the brief outlines three strategies for policymakers: build professional learning communities that focus on diversity, build networks of expertise on diversity, and develop teacher training programs dedicated to diversity.
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  • Teacher Training and Professional Capacity – Stakeholder meeting report

    On Thursday, 5th June 2014, Migration Policy Group hosted a SIRIUS stakeholder meeting on the topic of teacher training and professional capacity. This meeting followed on from a 1 ½ day meeting of migrant teachers where they discussed both important skill sets and policy recommendations on how to better equip teachers for diverse classrooms. The stakeholder meeting brought together these […]
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  • The face of diversity: How to increase the representation of people with a migrant background in education – Stakeholder meeting report

    On Wednesday, 19 March 2014, the Flemish Education Council (Vlaamse Onderwijsraad, VLOR) hosted a SIRIUS stakeholder meeting on the topic of the underrepresentation of people with a migration background in education. The meeting brought together European, national and local stakeholders in the field of integration and education to discuss policy developments and formulate concrete steps towards increasing the representation of […]
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  • SIRIUS Collaborative Partner NEPC organises two events in December

    The Network of Education Policy Centres (NEPC), based in Croatia,  addresses the need for independent and information-based policy analysis, advocacy for equity, and effective, sustainable solutions in education policy processes. The vision of the NEPC is to develop into a strong formally established network of leading education policy centers, a global actor with local and regional expertise in education policy […]
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