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How do Europe’s schools treat minority ethnic youth?

EDUMIGROM featured in Issue no. 3 of the Socio-economic and Humanities Research for Policy News Alert Service.

EDUMIGROM publishes its third Newsletter in June 2010

The third Newsletter shares the latest updates on the project and its outputs, continues introducing institutional members of the consortium, as well as the communities in which research is being conducted.

"Social Inclusion by Education" media briefing took place in Barcelona

Julia Szalai presented EDUMIGROM at a media briefing on 'Social Inclusion by Education in Europe's Multicultural Society,' organised by the Directorate-General for Research of the European Commission.

'Segregation and Schooling': the EDUMIGROM research group is organizing a roundtable discussion at Babes-Bolyai University on May 27, 2010, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

The roundtable discussion will include a public lecture by Dr. Vera Messing (Center for Policy Studies, Central European University, Hungary), on how school segregation shapes students' performance, self-esteem and future aspirations. Dr. Bolette Moldenhawer (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) and Dr. Eniko Vincze (Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania) will act as discussants.

New publication: EDUMIGROM publishes a new Occasional Paper by Claire Schiff, titled 'Ethnicity in France: Selected Issues'

Occasional Papers are supplementary materials produced by EDUMIGROM consortium members and are meant to enrich EDUMIGROM research by offering in-depth discussions of project-relevant contextual or theoretical issues.

Systemic segregation of Romani children in school continues

The European Court of Human Rights has reaffirmed that school segregation of Romani children constitutes illegal discrimination, still prevalent in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Northern Ireland (UK), Portugal and Spain.

"The misplacement of Roma in special education remains one of the main barriers to access to quality education for Roma in many of the Roma Decade countries"

In its February 2010 newsletter, the European Network Against Racism published an article by Mihai Surdu of the Roma Education Fund addressing issues faced by Roma in the field of education and the ways forward in terms of tackling these issues, including desegregation policies.

New publication: Edumigrom has published an occasional paper by Ian Law titled 'Issues of Ethnicity as Contextualised in Contemporary Britain'.

Occasional Papers are supplementary materials produced by EDUMIGROM consortium members and are meant to enrich EDUMIGROM research by offering in-depth discussions of project-relevant contextual or theoretical issues.

New publications: Survey Reports published for Slovakia, England and France

Survey Reports on ethnic difference in education have been published for Slovakia, England and France. These reports provide an analysis of quantitative data gathered in schools in ethnically diverse communities in selected research sites.

New Publications: Survey Reports Published for the Czech Republic, Denmark, and Hungary

Survey Reports on ethnic difference in education have been published for the Czech Republic, Denmark, and Hungary. These reports provide an analysis of quantitative data gathered in schools in ethnically diverse communities in selected research sites.