DATES & LOCATIONS

16-20 May 2022 - Helsinki, FINLAND

16-20 May 2022 - Helsinki, FINLAND

CONFIRMED
16-20 April 2022 - Istanbul, Turkey

16-20 April 2022 - Istanbul, Turkey

CONFIRMED
24-28 July 2023 - Istanbul, Turkey

24-28 July 2023 - Istanbul, Turkey

18-22 April 2022 - Paris, France

18-22 April 2022 - Paris, France

04-08 July 2022 - Paris, France

04-08 July 2022 - Paris, France

17-21 October 2022 - Paris, France

17-21 October 2022 - Paris, France

08-12 May 2023 - Paris, France

08-12 May 2023 - Paris, France

21-25 August 2023 - Paris, France

21-25 August 2023 - Paris, France

13-17 November 2023 - Paris, France

13-17 November 2023 - Paris, France

18-22 April 2022 - Budapest, Hungary

18-22 April 2022 - Budapest, Hungary

25-29 July 2022 - Budapest, Hungary

25-29 July 2022 - Budapest, Hungary

03-07 April 2023 - Budapest, Hungary

03-07 April 2023 - Budapest, Hungary

24-28 July 2023 - Budapest, Hungary

24-28 July 2023 - Budapest, Hungary

02-06 OCtober 2023 - Budapest, Hungary

02-06 OCtober 2023 - Budapest, Hungary

18-22 April 2022 - Barcelona, Spain

18-22 April 2022 - Barcelona, Spain

01-05 August 2022 - Barcelona, Spain

01-05 August 2022 - Barcelona, Spain

08-12 May 2023 - Barcelona, Spain

08-12 May 2023 - Barcelona, Spain

21-25 August 2023 - Barcelona, Spain

21-25 August 2023 - Barcelona, Spain


CONTENT

MULTICULTURALISM IN EDUCATION: INTEGRATION OF MIGRANT STUDENTS

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.

Methodology:

- Presentation

- Discussion

- Brainstorming

- Role playing

- Case study

- Developing plans and policies

Target Group:

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

Preparation:

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.

Validation:

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

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

DAILY SCHEDULE

1st Day

09:00 – 10:00 Ice-breaking activities and introduction of the course program

10:15 – 11:15 Getting to know each other – Presentation of participants (a five-minute presentation)

11:30 – 12:30 The situation of immigrant students in the education system

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Explaining underachievement

14:45 – 15:45 The Current System of All the Participant Countries Will Be Mentioned And Evaluated (positive and negative points, recognizing and solving the problems)

2nd Day

09:00 – 10:00 Understanding the integration, inclusion, and importance concepts in multiculturalism education.

- Understanding multiculturalism

10:15 – 11:15 Teamwork: understanding the perspective of others in communication.

11:30 – 12:30 Dealing with cultural differences

- Desegregation policies and measures

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Mentoring: actors & methods

14:45 – 15:45 Best practices, rules, ways etc. for adoption to class

3rd Day

09:00 – 10:00 How teachers can plan their intercultural curriculum and lesson plans?

10:15 – 11:15 Importance of intercultural communication

11:30 – 12:30 Policies and measures at schools

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 The teacher-student relationship

14:45 – 15:45 The school and its environment

- Observing classes from Europe which has immigrant student.

 

4th day

09:00 – 10:00 Crisis-management between students and teachers and

10:15 – 11:15 teachers and families

11:30 – 12:30 Early education programs

- Early childhood programs for language learning in immigrant families

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Providing a supportive and multi-cultural school environment for all students.

14:45 – 15:45 Planning follow-up activities, dissemination, and implementation of learning outcomes.

5th day

09:00 – 10:00 Developing school policies to support peaceful and multicultural classes

10:15 – 11:15 Overview of the course program

11:30 – 12:30 Evaluation of the course program

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Filling the feedback forms

14:45 – 15:45 Europass Mobility Certificate, Participation Certificate