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  • A Clear Agenda for Migrant Education in Europe

    The European Union has underlined the importance of education, notably in its most recent 10 year EU growth and competitiveness strategy, EU 2020. The strategy sets ambitious targets for the improvement of educational results: reducing school drop-out rates to below 10%, and ensuring that at least 40% of 30-34 year olds have completed tertiary education by 2020. This goal was […]
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  • Migrant Education Platform: Consultation with European Stakeholders on Recommendations for the Migrant Education agenda

    European Union policy underlines the importance of education, notably in its most recent EU growth and competitiveness strategy, EU2020. The strategy sets ambitious targets for the improvement of educational results: reducing school drop-out rates to below 10%, and ensuring that at least 40% of 30-34 year old citizens have completed tertiary education by 2020. In order to achieve this goal, […]
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  • How to improve social inclusion in education | Obessu

    How can education systems be made as inclusive as possible? OBESSU partly worked on this topic through the 2013-2014 campaign “Education, we have a problem!” and was happy to see that the topic generated a lot of interest from different perspectives. SIRIUS Network, a supporter of the OBESSU campaign whose main interest is “education of children and young people with a migrant background”, is now gathering input for a set of recommendations on migrant education which will be presented at a conference in the European Parliament in November.
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  • School concentration – Stakeholder meeting report

    A number of strategies in the governance of education and segregation can be adopted to decrease school concentration: (1) Immediate or short-term interventions such as desegregation bussing, or implementing quotas for example. However these must be followed up with sustainable school policies that encourage classes to remain mixed, as otherwise systematic level policies will be undermined. (2) Indirect medium and long term measures (esp. in mixed neighbourhoods) that offer increased resources and quality of targeted schools, thus making them more attractive to parents.
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