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The Immigrant Contribution

  • England: African Caribbean Diversity

    We recognise the links between the underachievement of second generation children in education and the resulting difficulties they had getting into the labour market. In order to tackle this, since 2003 we have been running a Mentoring and Enrichment Programme that aims to close the attainment gap between children with a migrant background and native children, particularly for those of low-income families. Our overarching objective is to improve the social mobility of state-schooled children of African and Caribbean descent through mentoring by City workers.
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  • Are you an immigrant-run organisation that works in the area of inclusive education?

    Do you represent migrant teachers, parents or students? Do you help students with a migrant background with after school activities? Do you as a community organisation work with schools to improve the services they offer? Do you do any other activities that aim to achieve a more inclusive and diverse education system? If you are an migrant-run organisation and answer […]
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  • Italy: Rete G2 – Seconde Generazioni

    Rete G2 was set up in 2005 in Rome by a few people between the age of 20 and 30 who are all second generation migrants. We understood that all second generation migrants, no matter if they were born in Italy or moved here when they were young, and regardless of their job, education or income, all had one problem: (lack of) Italian citizenship.
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  • The Netherlands: Platform Migrant Parents and Education

    FORUM was set up after the fusion of a number of national level migrant organisations that had been founded to protect the interests of specific migrant groups, namely of the Turkish, the Moroccan, Surinam, Antillean, and Moluk communities respectively. While FORUM initially continued to focus on protecting the interests and improving the position of migrant groups in the Netherlands,
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