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Posts tagged with ‘school leadership’

  • Developing School Capacity for Diversity

    This policy brief uses the concept of professional capacity to frame SIRIUS’s recommendations regarding school quality. It identifies four key areas for improvement: language diversity, the learning environment, social psychology and acculturation, and community connections. To develop expertise in these areas, the brief outlines three strategies for policymakers: build professional learning communities that focus on diversity, build networks of expertise on diversity, and develop teacher training programs dedicated to diversity.
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  • Teacher Training and Professional Capacity – Stakeholder meeting report

    On Thursday, 5th June 2014, Migration Policy Group hosted a SIRIUS stakeholder meeting on the topic of teacher training and professional capacity. This meeting followed on from a 1 ½ day meeting of migrant teachers where they discussed both important skill sets and policy recommendations on how to better equip teachers for diverse classrooms. The stakeholder meeting brought together these […]
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  • 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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  • SIRIUS Stakeholder meeting: “The face of diversity: How to increase the representation of people with a migrant background in education” – Brussels – 19 March

    Date: 19 March 2014 Place: Flemish Education Agency – VLOR (Vlaamse Onderwijsraad), Avenue des Arts 6, 1210 Brussels Time: 10:30 – 13:00, followed by lunch The increased representation of people with a migrant background amongst education stakeholders in European schools is an important issue to the SIRIUS European policy network, and was highlighted as a common objective amongst the Brussels stakeholders in […]
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