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Integration of immigrants students

Guideline for Teachers


1. Get information on the problem


Teachers should first be informed about the general problems immigrant students might encounter, and what existing (internal and external) services or programs can be implemented to help them.

  1. Identify the multiple barriers immigrant child might feel at school and understand your own barriers to their full integration.
  2. Learn about appropriate educational support for immigrant children at your school and in your region. Get acquainted with school support systems.
  3. Check if your school has a home/school/community liaison coordinator within the school. He/She may facilitate contact of immigrant children and parents with the school.
  4. Find out about the services for immigrant children who attend school (such as transition classes in Belgium) or homework support services.
  5. Find out about how immigrant children can have their previous learning acknowledged by the school system (for example: diploma recognition).
  6. Find out about extra classes immigrant children may attend in school to improve their language and other skills in order to integrate better into the school level they are attending.

Success Stories From the School Safety Net Portal

Reports From the Routes Portal

  • Belges et étrangers
    “Dans quelle mesure les Belges sont-ils tolérants par rapport aux minorités ethniques?” (March 2009)
    “Quelles perceptions les minorités ethniques ont-elles de la Belgique?” (November 2009)




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.