Erasmus KA1 Courses - Course Details

Integration of Migrant Students into Education at Schools

Date :24-28 June Barcelona Confirmed

Dates

Sessions in 2019

  • 11-15 March 2019 - ISTANBUL
  • 15-19 April 2019 Barcelona (DONE)
  • 29 April-03 May 2019 Barcelona (DONE)
  • 13 - 17 May 2019 - Paris (DONE)
  • 24-28 June 2019 - Barcelona (Confirmed)
  • 04-08 November 2019 - PARIS (CONFIRMED)

Sessions in 2020

  • 20-24 January 2020 - BARCELONA - PARIS
  • 16-20 March 2020 - BRUSSELS

The groups of participants can choose the locations at the specified dates.

 

Course Duration: 5 days

Course Fee: 350€

 

INTEGRATION OF MIGRANT STUDENTS INTO EDUCATION AT SCHOOLS

This will be an interactive course during which the participants will have a chance to demonstrate, present and give datas related to the current siutation in their own countries. Turkey is one of the countries facing the migration problem and its effects on educational system of the country. For  that reason it has quite lots of experiences on the issue.

Content of the Course:

  • The situation of migrant students in the education system;
    • Enrolment in type of school,
    • Duration of attending school,
    • Indicators of achievement,
    • school diploma
  • Explaining underachievement;
    • Conceptual and explanatory approaches,
    • Discrimination as an explanation of educational disadvantage,
  • Raising the opportunities of migrant 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 programmes and Early childhood programmes for language learning in migrant families

 

This Course Will Offer To You:

  • Understanding the different policies related to migrant students in different education systems.
  • Understanding the nature, causes and possible remedies for the educational disadvantages experienced by migrant students in schools.
  • Seeing the relevance of migrant students’ achievement and socio-economic origin of the country they migrate.
  • Realizing the importance of early childhood education and care to adopt the migrant students to the education system and the society they live in.
  • Developing a school policy plan on Integrating migrant students to the schools.
  • Getting aware of the roles of some other skate holders such as NGOs, governors, etc to overcome the obstacles the migrant students and their families face during the education process.
  • Working on the ways to prevent the discrimination at the schools the migrant 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.

 

Objectives of the Course (Learning Outcomes)

  • To respond to the needs of teacher’s personal and professional development skills in integration of migrant students into the educational system of their countries.
  • To improve trainees’ knowledge in the field of integration and inclusion of the migrant students as disadvantaged group.
  • To provide practical guidance to the various systems to be used in the world to foster the achievement of migrant students.
  • To help teachers reflect on their own experiences, the challenges they have while trying to adopt the migrant students to the education system of their countries.
  • To increase the quality of integrating the migrant students to the lessons at a personal and professional level.
  • To support and promote the use of digital technologies for sharing the personal experiences even after the course period via forum to be created during the course
  • To provide practical ideas for classroom and school practices.
  • To improve competences linked to the trainees’ professional profiles.
  • To promote broader understanding of migration and social integration of persons.
  • To provide added value of your teaching and learning style by meeting colleagues of different nationalities within the EU, and allow to discuss their background and cultural differences, and build a network of teachers for future cooperation.
  • To increase the capacity in terms of understanding the current situation related to the migrant learners at each age groups at the participant countries and trying to find possible solutions at local and national level as well as international level.

 

Competences Acquired

  • To develop a vision on how to manage the integration of the migrant students to the education system of the migrated country.
  • To get knowledge/skills/attitude of teachers, trainers and administrators of migrant students.
  • To know the differences and similarities among the educational systems in Europe.
  • To gain experience in an international learning environment.
  • To list the needs and problems in the field of integration of migrant students into the educational system of partner countries.
  • To develop a sample of new international school policy related to the subject matter.
  • To be acquainted with and know how to support and encourage some other skate holders mainly NGOs to foster the integration of migrant students into both the education and the social environment.
  • To set up and maintain cross curricular cooperation.
  • To coach colleagues about fostering quality improvements of their teaching style and dissemination of good practices.

 

Why You Should Take This Course?

Because

 

  • The Erasmus+ Programme aims at promoting equity and inclusion by facilitating the access to participants with disadvantaged backgrounds and fewer opportunities compared to their peers whenever disadvantage limits or prevents participation in transnational activities for reasons such as;
    • Disability,
    • Educational difficulties; young people with learning difficulties; early school-leavers; low qualified adults; young people with poor school performance,
    • economic obstacles: people with a low standard of living, low income, dependence on social welfare system or homeless; young people in long-term unemployment or poverty; people in debt or with financial problems.
    • cultural differences: immigrants or refugees or descendants from immigrant or refugee families; people belonging to a national or ethnic minority; people with linguistic adaptation and cultural inclusion difficulties.
  • Considering the objectives and content of the course programme this course is directly related to the priority of “equility and inclusion” of disadvantaged group. With the help of the course the participants will have a chance to deal with the subject matter in various aspects and try to find out new and innovative methods to overcome the problem at many levels starting with the educational institutional level, local level,national and international levels.
  • This course will be an opportunity to respond your professional and personal development with the line with Erasmus plus Program priority.
  • It is a course that will transform your deficiencies into positive with European added value.

 

Target group

  • All kind of teachers, trainers, educators etc.

 

Methodology

We will focus on practical and skills-based -interactive learning, immediate feedbacks, hands-on activities and inspiring discussions on best practices

 

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 CV will be filled together according skills and competences gained   during the course by participants.

 

Daily Schedule of the Course

Day 1

Activities

09.00 – 11.00

  • Getting to know each other
  • Presentation of participant organizations (a five-minute presentation)
  • Key Issues and Concerns about the course
  • The situation of migrant students in the education system
  • Explaining underachievement

11.00 – 11.30

  • Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00

  • The Current System Of All The Participant Countries Will Be Mentioned And  Evaluated
    (positive and negative points, recognazing and solving the promblems)
  • Understanding the integration, inclusion and importance concepts in multiculturalsım education.
  • Understanding multiculturalism
  • Teamwork: understanding the perspective of others in communication.
 

Day 2

Activities

09.00 – 11.00

  • Dealing with cultural differences  
  • Desegregation policies and measures
  • Mentoring: actors & methods 
  • Best practices,rules,.ways etc. for adoption to class
  • How teachers can plan their intercultural curriculum and lesson plans?

11.00 – 11.30

  • Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00

  • Importance of intercultural communication
  • Policies and measures at schools
  • The teacher-student relationship
  • The school and its environment
  • Observing classes from Europe which has migrants student.
 

Day 3

Activities

09.00 – 11.00

  • Crisis-management between students and teachers and
  • teachers and families
  • Early education programmes
  • Early childhood programmes for language learning in migrant families

11.00 – 11.30

  • Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00

  • Providing supportive and multi-cultural school environment for all students.
  • Planning follow up activities, dissemination and implementation of learning outcomes.

13.00

  • Lunch & City Tour with Guide
 

Day 4

Activities

09.00 – 11.00

  •  The ways understanding and overcoming emotional and psychological problems of immigrant children in the class cies in the education system.
  • Teachers and preschool educators: roles and training,

11.00 – 11.30

  • Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00

  • Providing supportive and multi-cultural school environment for all students.
  • Planning follow up activities, dissemination and implementation of learning outcomes.
 

Day 5

Activities

09.00 – 11.00

  • Overview of the course program
  • Evaluation of the course program
  • Filling the feedback forms

11.00 – 11.30

  • Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00

  • Europass CV
  • Europass Mobility Certificate and Participation Certificate
  • Ceremony of Certificate
 

-  If you are more than 5 participants , could you please send a mail for discussing about other dates and places 


 

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