09-13 October 2023 - Barcelona, Spain

09-13 October 2023 - Barcelona, Spain

16-20 September 2024 - Antalya, Turkey



This will be an interactive course during which the participants will have a chance to demonstrate, present and give data related to the current situation in their own countries.

The course will mainly focus on:

– The situation of immigrant students in the education system.

– enrolment in type of school,

– duration of attending school,

– indicators of achievement,

– school diploma.

(The current system of all the participant countries will be mentioned and evaluated in that part of the course)

– Explaining underachievement.

– Conceptual and explanatory approaches,

– Discrimination as an explanation of educational disadvantage,

– Raising the opportunities of immigrant children in education.

– Policies and measures on the societal level.

– The political and societal definition of the situation

– Structural policies in the education system,

– Teachers and preschool educators: roles and training,

(The common definition and policy and the ones in the participant countries will be focused on in order to be clearer.)

– The single school matters: policies and measures in schools.

– The teacher-student relationship

– Organizational adaptations

– The school and its environment

– Early education programs and Early childhood programs for language learning in immigrant families

Learning Outcomes:

All the participants will:

- Learn about different policies used in integration of immigrant students

- Be aware of the possible problems the immigrant students faced and the possible solutions to these problems

- Understand the relevance of immigrant students’ achievement and their backgrounds

- Develop a school policy to integrant immigrant students successfully

- Be aware of the roles of other skate holders at local, national, and international levels

- Find out the possible ways to prevent the discrimination at schools

- Find out best ways to create multicultural and peaceful environments at schools

Objectives of the Course:

- Understanding the different policies related to immigrant students in different education systems

- Understanding the nature, causes and possible remedies for the educational disadvantages experienced by immigrant students in schools

- Seeing the relevance of immigrant students’ achievement and socio-economic origin of the country they migrate

- Realizing the importance of early childhood education and care to adopt the immigrant students to the education system and the society they live in

- Developing a school policy plan on Integrating immigrant students to the schools

- Getting aware of the roles of some other skate holders such as NGOs, governors, etc. to overcome the obstacles the immigrant students and their families face during the education process

- Working on the ways to prevent the discrimination at the schools the immigrant students attend

- Tips for how to develop strategies to improve the educational quality of the school

- Creating a forum to be linked to the webpage of the course provider in order to share the personal experiences in applying the strategies learnt through the course at their venue.


- Presentation

- Discussion

- Brainstorming

- Role playing

- Case study

- Developing plans and policies

Target Group:

- Teachers, trainers, educators, school administrators, etc.


Before the course,

- A detailed pre-course questionnaire to indicate their level of experience, teaching backgrounds, and training will be completed by participants.

- They will also prepare a presentation to reflect their own teaching method.


- A course participation certificate will be given to all participants.

- A Europass Mobility Certificate will be given if the participant demands it, as well.


1st Day

Ice-breaking activities and introduction of the course program

Getting to know each other – Presentation of participants (a five-minute presentation)

The situation of immigrant students in the education system

Explaining underachievement

The Current System of All the Participant Countries Will Be Mentioned And Evaluated (positive and negative points, recognizing and solving the problems)

2nd Day

Understanding the integration, inclusion, and importance concepts in multiculturalism education.

- Understanding multiculturalism

Teamwork: understanding the perspective of others in communication.

Dealing with cultural differences

- Desegregation policies and measures

Mentoring: actors & methods

Best practices, rules, ways etc. for adoption to class

3rd Day

How teachers can plan their intercultural curriculum and lesson plans?

Importance of intercultural communication

Policies and measures at schools

The teacher-student relationship

The school and its environment

- Observing classes from Europe which has immigrant student.


4th day

Crisis-management between students and teachers and

teachers and families

Early education programs

- Early childhood programs for language learning in immigrant families

Providing a supportive and multi-cultural school environment for all students.

Planning follow-up activities, dissemination, and implementation of learning outcomes.

5th day

Developing school policies to support peaceful and multicultural classes

Overview of the course program

Evaluation of the course program

Filling the feedback forms

Europass Mobility Certificate, Participation Certificate