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  1. Equity and inclusion 21 February 2018

    Refugee integration policy needs concerted effort

    The need for concerted efforts at national and international levels to effectively integrate refugee children into education was highlighted at a seminar hosted by Education International. The seminar also focused on the need for action in education policy to reduce the risk of a lost generation of children.

    Refugee integration policy needs concerted effort
  2. Trade union rights are human rights 20 February 2018

    Research on refugee education puts strong demands on European Union

    A new report that combines four national studies on refugee education reveals shortcomings that need to be overcome in order to ensure the inclusion and integration of newcomers in Europe.

    Research on refugee education puts strong demands on European Union
  3. Equity and inclusion 17 January 2018

    Bulgaria : union SEB trains teachers and school principals to work with refugees and migrants

    Theproject “Teachers obtaining competences for working with migrants and refugees and helping them in the process of inclusion through education” aims to provide teachers and principals with adequate professional competences to work with migrants and refugee children and facilitate their inclusion.

    Bulgaria : union SEB trains teachers and school principals to work with refugees and migrants
  4. Equity and inclusion 7 January 2018

    Poland : ZNP organises a conference on migrants’ education

    On December 18-19, 2017 the Polish Teachers' Union and the Foundation for Social Diversity organised a conference in Warsaw entitled "Teachers for high quality education of students and students with migration experience". The conference concluded an 18-month project aiming to improve refugees’ and migrants’ education in Poland. 

    Poland : ZNP organises a conference on migrants’ education
  5. Equity and inclusion 5 January 2018

    In France, union launches pedagogical support to fight prejudices against migrants

     SNUipp-FSU, in collaboration with the NGO Solidarité Laïque and the parents’ association FCPEjust released a child-friendly booklet entitled « We’re above all children: stop false myths about migrants and refugees ».

    In France, union launches pedagogical support to fight prejudices against migrants
  6. Equity and inclusion 19 December 2017

    Education needs to be at the heart of migration policy

    Education should be at the core of the new Global Compact for Migration, according to Education International, commenting on the importance of a whole-of-society approach to migration at the local and national level.

    Education needs to be at the heart of migration policy
  7. Equity and inclusion 24 November 2017

    Dublin Appeal, for a Switzerland that protects the rights of children and vulnerable refugees

    On the occasion of the Universal Children's Day on 20 November, health professionals, teachers, students, parents, artists, writers, academics, elected officials of the left and the right as well as organisations working to promote children's and human rights joined forces to submit to the Federal Council an Appeal against the...

    Dublin Appeal, for a Switzerland that protects the rights of children and vulnerable refugees
  8. Equity and inclusion 21 November 2017

    Switzerland: Educators stand up for children and refugees on World Children’s Day

    On the occasion of Word Children’s Day, the Swiss education union, LCH (Dachverband Lehrerinnen und Lehrer Schweiz), has reminded the Swiss government of its duty to accept and protect refugee children and their families.

    Switzerland: Educators stand up for children and refugees on World Children’s Day
  9. Equity and inclusion 18 October 2017

    Spain: FECCOO mobilises students and local communities on World Refugee day

    On the occasion of the World Refugee Day, students from the Instituto de Enseñanza Secundaria La Morería and the Colegio Santa Creu launched an exhibition of the artistic works they have realized as part of a collaborative urban photomontage that will be organised in the coming months in Mislata with...

    Spain: FECCOO mobilises students and local communities on World Refugee day
  10. Equity and inclusion 18 October 2017

    NASUWT (UK) joins forces with Citizens UK to promote « refugee welcome schools »

    The UK’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis means that at least 20,000 refugees from that conflict will arrive between now and 2020. Many will be resettled in communities that have never hosted refugees before.

    NASUWT (UK) joins forces with Citizens UK to promote « refugee welcome schools »
  11. Equity and inclusion 18 October 2017

    The American Federation of Teachers produces guide to support educators working with immigrant and refugee children

    The AFT's "Immigrant and Refugee Children: A Guide for Educators and School Support Staff" includes both background information on immigration— especially for refugee asylum seekers crossing the border from Mexico—and practical advice for families threatened by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration raids, deportation and detention.

    The American Federation of Teachers produces guide to support educators working with immigrant and refugee children
  12. Equity and inclusion 18 October 2017

    Sweden: fast track training for migrant teachers

    Since Autumn 2016, five Swedish universities have started offering a new course for newly-arrived teachers and preschool teachers.

    Sweden: fast track training for migrant teachers
  13. Equity and inclusion 18 October 2017

    FECCOO (Spain) supports integration activities for migrant children and families in Badalona

    The 2016-2017 school year is getting to its term and with it, the activities planned within the project called "The weight of my backpack" are being developed successfully in the two educational centers of the neighborhood of La Salud in Badalona.

    FECCOO (Spain) supports integration activities for migrant children and families in Badalona