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Integration of immigrants students

Guideline for Teachers


3. Analyse true life stories of immigrant children at school


Learn about immigrants’ stories from their point of view, told in their own words.

  1. Read about stories of immigrant children at school, what they felt was difficult and how they were able to manage their initial difficulties (socio-economic deprivation, high concentration of immigrant children, low educational levels of parents, lack of interest in school, learning difficulties).
  2. Understand the role of headteachers, teachers, other school educators (social carers and psychologists) in those stories.
  3. Understand the role of other institutions and key people outside school that may be called upon to help students overcome the multiple barriers they may experience to full integration in school.
  4. Identify risk factors in these stories and propose how you would deal with them.
  5. Concentrate on the role of the class teacher in these stories and what you consider useful and not so useful in their approach to immigrant children.

Online Manuals From the Routes Portal

Success Stories From the School Safety Net Portal

Publications From the School Safety Net Portal

  • Interviews on migration issues
    The interviews collected, from the Routes Portal (Log-in: teacher – pixel), were made with Migrants and Natives who have been in contact with immigrants. The interviews focus on the experiences, points of view and attitudes of the two groups in order to identify similarities and differences among nationalities and throughout the years.
  • Interviews on prevention of early school leaving
    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.




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.