FEINAMC – Disseminating and scaling up good practices to Foster Educational Inclusion of Newly Arrived Migrant Children

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Objectives

  • To disseminate and scale up good practices to foster the inclusion of newly arrived migrant children in the formal educational system in Austria, Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Spain and in the European Union;
  • To allow schools to assess knowledge and validating prior learning of newly arrived migrants through the implemention of an innovative practice, the prior learning assessment tool;
  • To support NAM students in the adaptation to the rules of a new school and the learning process of a host country, through the development of a mentoring program in European schools;
  • To raise awareness of public opinion and European policy makers on the issue of social inclusion of students with migrant background.

Activities

  • Analysis and exchange of institutional learning of the good practices identified (“prior learning assessment tool” and “mentoring programme”);
  • Implementation of the two good practices in schools in Europe;
  • Strengthening the capacities of teachers for the educational inclusion of NAM children;
  • Awareness raising and dissemination of policy recommendation for the inclusion of NAM children.

Resources

  • Guideline for Schools to foster the inclusion of newly arrived migrant children;
  • Policy Recommendations on the inclusion of newly arrived migrants into educational system;
  • Academic papers.

Impact

  • Good practices to foster the inclusion of newly arrived migrant children in the formal educational system disseminated and scaled up in Austria, Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Spain and in the European Union;
  • Schools assess knowledge and validate prior learning of newly arrived migrants;
  • NAM students supported in the adaptation to the rules of a new school and the learning process of a host country;
  • Public opinion and European policy makers informed and aware on the issue of social inclusion of students with migrant background.

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Date of the project

15/01/2021 - 14/01/2023

DG of reference

DG EAC, Erasmus+, Key Activity 3: Support for policy reform – Social inclusion through education, training and youth

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