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Posts tagged with ‘migrant teachers’

  • Germany: We need teachers that understand what it means to be different

    Sanem Kleff, a teacher born in Ankara and brought up in Hamburg, studied to be a teacher in Turkey and worked in a school in Berlin. Nowadays, she is manager of the ‘School without Racism‘ project, founded during the 1990s when molotov cocktails were through at asylum seekers. Kleff explains that the reasons there are few teachers with a migrant […]
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  • Teacher training programs in the UK discriminate against students of immigrant descent

    An annual statistical report on post-graduate teacher training shows that students with a migration background are much less likely to be accepted as trainee teachers. Only 17 percent of black African and 29 percent of Black Caribbean applicants were successful, compared to a 47 percent acceptance rate of white candidates. In addition, the report demonstrates that numbers of minority applicants […]
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  • Sweden: How to support inclusive education in a school where 99% of students are descendants of immigrants

    99 percent of the 800 students at the school Ronnaskolan in Södertälje, a city southwest of Stockholm, are pupils with a migrant background. A situation that can easily exceed school capacities, especially when considering that many pupils do not speak Swedish when arriving at school, have experienced war and expulsion in their country of origin or come from a low socio-economic background. Despite these challenges, Ronnaskolan has been remarkably successful in preparing its students for secondary education and providing quality education.
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  • France: Ecole privée – le décret sur les étrangers levé

    Le Conseil d’Etat a ordonné le 19 november au ministère de l’Education nationale de rouvrir le concours de l’enseignement privé pour permettre à des candidats étrangers d’y participer. Le ministère avait publié le 23 août un décret qui fixe de nouvelles règles de recrutement et de formation pour les enseignants des écoles privées sous contrat. Des associations de défense des immigrés […]
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