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  • Norway: Oslo standard for school-home partnership

    The Oslo standard for school-home partnership has created common guidelines for all Oslo schools for cooperation between school and home. The aim of the standard is to create mutual confidence by clearly clarify what parents can expect from the school and what the school expects from parents. It covers three main areas: - Teaching and learning - Safety and Well-Being - Dialogue and Cooperation The standard has been translated into six languages (Arab, English, Somali, Tamil, Turkish and Urdu) – in line with the standard of offering translation and interpretation […]
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  • Ireland: Immigrant Parents and Guardians Support Association

    We decided to set up the IPGSA to further develop the involvement of immigrant parents in the Irish education system. This would empower them to play an active role in their children's schooling and ensure that there is equity in the provision of their children's needs within classrooms and schools.
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  • SIRIUS Stakeholder meeting: “Reproducing inequality: How to fight the trend towards school concentration of disadvantaged pupils” – Brussels – 17 January 2014

    The SIRIUS Network organised a Thematic Workshop on “Segregation and Integration in Education” in The Hague in October. This workshop looked at the effects of high concentrations of immigrant pupils in schools with many socially disadvantaged pupils. School systems have difficulty to deliver adequate resources, teachers and school leadership in these schools. Parents of native pupils are more likely than immigrant parents to move their children to other schools through parental choice systems, leading to what’s known as ‘white flight.’
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  • EPA Conference: Challenges and Opportunities for organised parents in the future of Europe – Brussels – 6 December 2013

    Date: 6 December 2013 Place: France Room of Thon Hotel EU, Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 75, B-1040 Brussels Time: 12:00 – 18:00 The whole of Europe and the European Parents Association (EPA) itself are facing major challenges these days. The decision makers of the EU are in the final stages of creating a budget to carry out the EU2020 strategy. Understanding the […]
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