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  • SIRIUS Policy Briefs: Recommendations for successful policies on migrant education

    While many countries in Europe have high-quality, well-established education systems, socio-economically disadvantaged communities across the continent suffer from inequality of access and lower-quality education. Children from these groups, including children with a migrant background—those who are immigrants themselves or have immigrant parents—tend to underperform in the classroom compared with their native peers. Children from a migrant background (defined here as from […]
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  • 2nd Baltic Inter-Ministerial Round Table: “Inclusive education policy for children of returning nationals and nationals living abroad”

    The 2nd Baltic Inter-Ministerial Round Table was hosted by Lithuanian Ministry of Education and Science and Vilnius Lithuanian House in Vilnius, took place on the 3-4 November 2014. The topic of the round table was the Inclusive education policy for children of returning nationals and nationals living abroad. The round table was one of the activities organised within the SIRIUS Network (European […]
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  • A Clear Agenda for Migrant Education in Europe

    The European Union has underlined the importance of education, notably in its most recent 10 year EU growth and competitiveness strategy, EU 2020. 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 olds have completed tertiary education by 2020. This goal was […]
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  • Appearance of SIRIUS policy network to present more relevant network results at Catalunya Parliament.

    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 […]
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