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Integration of immigrants students

Guideline for Parents


1. Identify the Multiple Barriers


  1. Identify the multiple barriers you have in sending your child to school and understand your own barriers.
  2. Check if you know where you can get information about the school system, to learn about your rights and obligations.
  3. Learn about appropriate educational support for your child in school and about taking responsibility for your child’s learning and schooling.
  4. Learn how to cope with cultural differences and integration and how to participate in school life.

Online Manuals From the Routes Portal


  • Interviews on migration issues
    The interviews, available on the Routes portal, collected were made with Migrants and Natives who have been in contact with immigrants.
  • Interviews on Early School Leaving Prevention
    A section of the School Inclusion Portal is dedicated to Interviews made, in five different European countries, with counsellors in charge of educational policies, headteachers, teachers, parents and students dealing with the prevention of early school leaving.

Training Sources From the School Safety Net Portal

  • Breaking down the barriers to immigrant students’ success at school
    The article, written by Marilyn Achiron, focuses on education which is one of the best ways of integrating immigrant children and their families into their new home countries. But most immigrant students have to overcome multiple barriers in order to succeed at school.
  • Tips for Parents: Immigrant Families
    The web portal “The Learning Community” helps schools and families work together for the welfare of children. The goal is clear, to provide information and resources for immigrant parents to their good and positive integration. Written by Sarah Stanley, Melissa Flanagan y Connie Mills.


  • Infos Belgique
    Official website with information about life in Belgium addressed to immigrants who settle in Belgium. One section is dedicated to the education system.

Success Stories From the School Safety Net Portal




20 December 2014

Final Partners’ meeting

The fourth partners’ meeting took place in Florence (IT) on 15 December 2014. The meeting had the objective to check the activities carried out since the third meeting of the project and share and assess the in progress results. A special focus has been dedicated to the presentation of the strategies to solve the case scenarios.