ICMPD’s Policy Briefs & Visit to Vienna

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Viena is a city with a very diverse population. The number of people living in Vienna has increased from 1,571,123 to 1,897,491 between 2002 and early 2019, mostly due to immigration from abroad. It is not a surprise, that there are quite a few organizations in Viena dealing with migration-related issues. We visited the International Centre for Migration Policy Development … Read More

New Eurydice report on Integrating Students from Migrant Backgrounds

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Integrating Students from Migrant Backgrounds into Schools in Europe: National Policies and Measures How is the integration of students from migrant backgrounds into schools tackled in Europe? These students continue to lag behind native populations in many areas. They face in particular a number of challenges related to their participation in schools that can affect their learning and development and … Read More

How do the performance and well-being of students with an immigrant background compare across countries?

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Performance immigrant background

The ability of societies to preserve social cohesion in the presence of large migration flows depends on their capacity to integrate immigrants. Education can help immigrants acquire skills and contribute to the host-country economy; it can also foster immigrants’ social and emotional well-being and sustain their motivation to participate in the social and civic life of their new communities – … Read More

Von Somalia nach Biedenkopf

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Group of Diverse Multiethnic Children Teamwork

Mit nur 17 Jahren und einem eher realitätsfernen Europabild kam Hamse Abdirahman 2013 nach Deutschland. Den Einstieg ins neue Leben hatte er sich anfangs leichter vorgestellt: “Wir müssen hart arbeiten, nicht aufgeben”, sagt er. Heute macht er eine Ausbildung im hessischen Biedenkopf – das für ihn mittlerweile sein Zuhause ist. Mehr hier…

Catching Up? Intergenerational Mobility and Children of Immigrants

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Catching Up Intergenerational Mobility and Children of Immigrants OECD READ edition

Previous OECD and EU work has shown that even native-born children with immigrant parents face persistent disadvantage in the education system, the school-to-work transition, and the labour market. To which degree are these linked with their immigration background, i.e. with the issues faced by their parents? This publication includes cross-country comparative work and provides new insights on the complex issue … Read More

Presentation of RoMigSc in Slovenia on International Day of Migrants

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Projekt RoMigSc - Mednarodni dan migrantov

On December 18th 2017, International Day of Migrants, the European Commission in Slovenia and the Slovenian Philanthropy organized an event which was focusing mainly on projects and initiatives aimed at facilitating the integration of migrant children in Slovenia. At the event, among other activities, prof. dr. Nada Trunk Širca presented the project “Inclusion of Roma and Migrants in Schools”.

November 18th – International Migrants Day

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Group of Diverse Multiethnic Children Teamwork

The RoMigSc Project partners will attend different events, organized in their home countries, on the International Migrants Day – November 18th. International Migrants Day is an international day overseen on the 18th of December as International Migrant’s Day, which was appointed by the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 4th 2000, after having taken into account the large … Read More

Meeting with representatives of schools

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RoMigSc Project - meeting with schools

On October 18, ISSBS as one of the project partners in the RoMigSc Project organized a meeting with representatives of schools, which will take volunteers and enrich their educational activities for children with migrant or Roma origin. At the meeting attended by the representatives of  some elementary schools from Celje, Šentjur and Koper, as well as the Municipality of Celje (MOC),  the … Read More

The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights visited Slovenia

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Accessibility to education of Roma children and children of migrants in Slovenia During his visit to Slovenia from 20 to 23 March, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks, examined the situation of Roma, migrants and asylum seekers and of the increasing number of people living in poverty in the country. He stressed the centrality of human … Read More

1st Project Meeting in Regensburg, Germany – March 2017

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Participants at the Regensburg Meeting in March 2017

First meeting and learning – capacity building activity was held in Regensburg, Germany, parallel from 13 to 15 March 2017. During the meeting administrative & financial aspects of the project were discussed, as well as the plan of activities. Through learning activities, the project team was introduced with the work of voluntary organizations, got insight into the practices of inclusion … Read More