AIDING REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS THROUGH ACCESS TO E-LEARNING

The importance of establishing formal and innovative approaches to education to empower refugees and migrants set the agenda for a two-day workshop last week. The virtual workshop, “Informing and inspiring a new age of Digital Education for refugees and migrants in Europe,” was marked by the KAICIID-sponsored Network for Dialogue’s collaboration with SIRIUS – Policy Network on Migrant Education, anContinue reading AIDING REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS THROUGH ACCESS TO E-LEARNING

How Dealing with Diversity in Europe’s Classrooms Can Lead to Social Inclusion in Society as a Whole

Across Europe, teachers are coming to terms with increasingly diverse classrooms. While diversity has long been a feature on the continent, a growing medley of religious, cultural, and linguistic influences — brought on by international and intra-Europe migration — has created both opportunities and challenges across Europe’s educational landscape. According to a 2017 European UnionContinue reading How Dealing with Diversity in Europe’s Classrooms Can Lead to Social Inclusion in Society as a Whole

People from different nations, cultures and religious backgrounds come together in God´s House in Fisksätra, Stockholm

In God’s House, people set an example for finding a common road to peace and integration. As people from different nations, cultures and religious backgrounds come together in Fisksätra, a Stockholm suburb, they are making the world a little bit better every day. Since this collaboration between Christians and Muslims started at the beginning ofContinue reading People from different nations, cultures and religious backgrounds come together in God´s House in Fisksätra, Stockholm

THE NEW EU ACTION PLAN ON SOCIAL INCLUSION SIGNALS DETERMINATION TO PROMOTE INCLUSIVE SOCIETIES

An important and timely document, this Action Plan is relevant to all of us who work in the field of social inclusion of refugees and migrants which encourages all to commit to this new shift towards a more inclusive approach This document, which replaces the previous Action Plan for Integration of third country nationals, representsContinue reading THE NEW EU ACTION PLAN ON SOCIAL INCLUSION SIGNALS DETERMINATION TO PROMOTE INCLUSIVE SOCIETIES

A CONVERSATION ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT AND INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE FOR REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS IN EUROPE

The challenges that refugees and migrants face when arriving to a new country are immense, particularly since many have fled large-scale conflict and displacement or poverty and violence. Once they have arrived in their host country, they must confront additional challenges such as navigating a new system and facing discrimination and prejudice at the hands of others. Previous trauma and sometimes re-traumatisationContinue reading A CONVERSATION ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT AND INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE FOR REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS IN EUROPE