New paper on Roma social inclusion

A new paper “Preventing Social Exclusion through the European 2020 Strategy. Early Childhood Development and the Inclusion of Roma Families.” was written for the purpose of the  4th Meeting of the European Platform for Roma Inclusion, co-organised by the Belgian presidency of the Council of the European Union and the European Commission (Brussels, December 13th, 2010).

Report from NGOs says Roma students face segregated classrooms

Segregation of Roma students takes place in Slovakia and the government still has not changed the situation in practice, said the authors of “Answers to Questions Concerning the (Un)Segregation of Roma Pupils in the Slovak Education System” on March 28 as reported by the TASR newswire.

EDUMIGROM publishes its last Newsletter in March 2011

The last Newsletter shares the latest updates on the project, focusing mainly on  the project`s closing conference, introduces the personal reflections of project colleagues involved in EDUMIGROM’s fieldwork and spotlights the recent publications.

Lecture about the Ethnic Differences in Education across Europe

As a part of the campaign "Access to Education Week"  EDUMIGROM`s  Research Fellow and Research Coordinator  Dr. Vera Messing gave a  public lecture focusing on  Ethnic Differences in Education across Europe.

New publication: EDUMIGROM publishes a new comparative paper

'Being ‘Visibly Different’: Experiences of Second-generation Migrant and Roma Youths at School' - EDUMIGROM publishes its comparative community report.

EDUMIGROM in the Czech Republic

Based on research findings collected during EDUMIGROM project, the Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk University held a community-based dissemination event in Brno on February 22.

EDUMIGROM in Slovakia

The Institute for Sociology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences held the project's closing dissemination event in Bratislava on February 22.

Ethnic Differences in Education across Europe

Central European University hosted the closing conference of the EDUMIGROM research initiative on February 11-12, 2011. The project aimed to investigate how ethnic differences in education contribute to the diverging prospects for minority ethnic youth and their peers in urban settings. The research was coordinated by the Center for Policy Studies at CEU and conducted in ethnically diverse communities with second-generation migrants and Roma in nine countries of the European Union (Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom).

New Publication: A national publication about identity strategies and school education in Romania

The national publication by Eniko Vincze and Hajnalka Harbula titled 'Strategii identitare și educație școlară' has been published in Romania.

Through schooling, a few Gypsies join middle class

SKALICA, Slovakia - The Balazova family lived on nothing but potatoes and rice one month as they struggled to pull together the money to buy an electric typewriter for their teenage daughter.