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Posts tagged with ‘parental involvement’

  • 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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  • Germany: Study on parental involvement calls for a more comprehensive policy approach

    Der Sachverständigenrat deutscher Stiftungen für Integration und Migration (Expert council of German foundations for integration and migration, SVR) has released an interim report on parental involvement and cooperation between schools and migrant parents in Germany. It stresses that parental involvement is key to enhance educational opportunities for children from a migrant or socially disadvantaged background. Whereas the role of parents […]
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  • Norway: The Multicultural Initiatives and Resource Network

    We want to make schools more conscious about the way they treat parents, but we also want to empower parents to become more aware what they can ask from the school. We think that only if parents are self-confident about the role they can play in their children’s education, will they become more active.
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  • SIRIUS underlines the importance of migrant education for improved cultural Integration in Europe

    The cultural integration of migrants and minorities in European societies is task and process in everyday life. Nonetheless, in European political debates it is commonly assigned a low priority compared to the political and economic dimensions of the issue. On 11 December 2013, ifa (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations) organised a conference on “Migration and Cultural Integration in Europe”, bringing together […]
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