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  • Austria: Pilot-schools for allocation of resources by social index

    Version:1.0 StartHTML:000000254 EndHTML:000014965 StartFragment:000014790 EndFragment:000014899 StartSelection:000014790 EndSelection:000014899 SourceURL:http://www.sirius-migrationeducation.org/wp-admin/post.php?post=12381&action=edit&message=1Edit Post ‹ SIRIUS network — WordPress SIRIUS network Austrian Minister of Education Gabriele Heinisch-Hosek wants to pilot a new funding allocation for schools, which will be calculated according to a social index. The criteria for the funding still has to be established and a working group has been set up within the […]
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  • Austria: 10.5 per cent of pupils without Austrian passport

    In the previous school year 120,110 children at school in Austria were not in possession of Austrian citizenship. This represents 10.5 per cent of all students (1,142,726). More than 226,500 pupils or 20 percent had a different mother tongue to German in the school year 2012/13. Most pupils without Austrian citizenship are in possession of a Turkish passport (16,431), followed […]
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  • Austria: From Migrants For Migrants (MiMi)

    MiMi was set up in order to provide capacity building, empowerment and equal opportunities to immigrants regarding health services and health education. MiMi trains migrants to inform other migrants about the Austrian health care system and how to take advantage of the services on offer.
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  • Austrian Foreign Ministry: “Study cafés” offer important after-school provision for children from immigrant families

    Study cafés offer free after-school care and tutoring for pupils between 6 and 15 years of age. The initiative was launched by the former State Secretariat for Integration and Caritas in 2011 and has spread all throughout Austria since then. Integration Minister Sebastian Kurz is pleased about the positive results achieved so far: “The number of study cafés has more […]
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