Lifelong Learning Programme

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Towards the Recognition of

Non-discrimination Principles at School

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Factual background

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Factual background related to the challenges encountered by secondary school teachers in managing multicultural classes.

Factual Background

Nowadays, European schools receive an increasing number of foreign students, especially migrants (from outside the EU), European classes. Teachers are suddenly faced with students of different nationalities, cultures and learning styles they have difficulties to approach…This introduction module first outlines the historical context of migrations in Europe and their impact in educational environments.Then, it presents, through the results of the survey conducted by the project partners, how teachers and students nowadays see this diversity in the project partner countries.Finally, it gives an overview of projects implemented by schools in various countries to make education more inclusive.

Chapter 1: Understanding migration flows and their impact in education

In this chapter we will give an overview of the current situation of migrations to Europe, based on European and international surveys and reports, starting with the major trends from the past sixty years then focussing on their implication in education.

Chapter 2 - Diversity in the Classrooms (Results of IHR Survey)

Within the framework of the “I Have Rights” project, a survey was conducted in the six countries of the partnership (Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, Lithuania and Portugal) to question students’ and teachers’ knowledge and attitudes regarding human rights and cultural diversity issues, in particular in the classroom. 802 teachers/members of school staff and 2988 students completed the questionnaires. The survey was conducted by the project partners in the first months of 2017 and their results were reviewed in six national reports, compiled in one transnational report.

Chapter 3 - Overview of Existing Projects on Inclusiveness at School at EU Level

In this chapter are described several projects at European, national and regional level in the area of integration and interculturality.

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