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Integration of immigrants students

Guideline for Policy Makers


5. Conducting Local Self-Assessments


Situations can differ according to the place, depending of its typology (city, suburb, village...), its social level, the origin of immigrants to be found in the area... Policies need to be adapted to the local needs.

  1. Create a methodological framework to deal with the challenge of the integration of immigrant students.
  2. Establish a diagnosis process that allows you to detect the problems as well as the causes that lie behind them – define a causal relationship so that you can intervene on the causes, not on the symptoms.
  3. Make sure you involve all the community stakeholders in the conduction of the self-assessment process.

Publications From the School Safety Net Portal

  • Progress Report of Project SMILE (Supporting Multicultural Integration and Learning)
    This report, written by Patrizia Giorio (Italy), comprises a Handbook for Evaluating the level of application of an intercultural approach of multicultural services for families and children and to evaluate the real intercultural competencies of educators working in such services.
  • Study to fight school dropout
    This study, written by Planet (Greece), identifies the main parameters that make up the phenomenon of dropout and analyses the merits, while presenting the main systems and prestigious views and recommendations to combat the phenomenon, both internationally and nationally.

Training Sources 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.