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  • SIRIUS Final Conference Report: Making schools matter for all

    Education remains a critical element of government policy in the twenty-first century. A society with strong educational outcomes will have a better chance for economic and social development, and realize the potential of its citizens. Strong education systems allow societies to become equitable and meritocratic at the same time in a balanced way, facilitating both social mobility and inclusion. Education […]
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  • 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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  • SIRIUS participation at the International Conference on Early Childhood Education and Care & Early Language Learning

    On 17th December will take place in Reggio Emilia (Italy) the International Conference on ECEC & ELL organized by the EU Italian Presidency. Miquel Àngel Essomba will be there representing SIRIUS and chairing a workshop on ECEC & migration.
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  • National Meeting in Bulgaria: “Challenges in the field of education for migrants and refugees in Bulgaria”

    The Bulgarian National meeting organized by Multi Kulti Collective took place on 11 November 2014 in the EU House in Sofia. “Challenges in the field of education for migrants and refugees in Bulgaria” focused on access to education and the lack of targeting integration measures for migrant and refugee pupils/students. Being an external border of the EU Bulgaria accepted more […]
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