This training course aims:
In long term rum, the course aims to help adult education settings create and sustain a welcoming and inclusive environment for pupils and parents from all backgrounds and ensure equal access for all
Assisting Migrants and Communities
Amber Initiatives, an expert in migration related issues, offers a training course in Plymouth, UK.
- - Different categories of migrants: forced migrants, labour migrants and other categories
- - Barriers to inclusion that migrants may face
- - Challenges for local authority and education establishments when dealing with migrants families
- - Successful approaches to increasing engagement
- - Critical relationship between educational establishments and NGOs in supporting those from migrant background
- - Visits to local schools
- - Practical activities in the field related to the participants’ setting: analyse of education institution’s capacity and target group, barriers and ways to overcome them. Development of strategic approach.
- Improved competences, linked to the participants’ professional profiles:
- - Increased English language skills
- - Increased knowledge of migration related issues
- - Increased analytical skills
- - Increased knowledge of different ways how to meet the needs of children from migrant background
- - Increased creativity and motivation
- - Increased awareness of European Equality Regulations
- - Increased awareness of UK Education system and methods used in UK schools to meet needs of the disadvantaged students
- - increased knowledge of new methods and approaches
- - greater understanding and responsiveness to social, linguistic and cultural diversity of Europe and local area
- - increased motivation and creativity in daily work
This 10 days course is ideal for those working in adult education and would like to gain greater competences in migration related subject.
The course aims to describe and analyse the main characteristics of different categories of migrants, with a special focus on background and development aspects. The course takes into account forced migration and labour migration as well as additional resources a supporting organisation should have and the benefits of partnership working between stakeholders working in different fields.
Through a combination of methodology sessions, case studies, practical activities in the field, you will examine the critical role of adult education centres to help migrants in their process of settlement.
Participants will get an insight into a range of issues affecting migrant families and explore ways to address the multitude of barriers they may face.
This course uses a wide variety of communicative activities to develop language competence as well as introducing practical and creative ideas to provide assistance which is the most needed. Please note that this course is offered on various dates throughout the year.
It is also possible to join this course for one week only. Minimum number of participants in the group is 10.
Broader understanding of practices, policies and systems:
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Methods used:Combination of methodology sessions, case studies, practical activities in the field and visits to local schools.
How to Apply?
POSSIBLE ERASMUS+ FUNDING
Mobility project for adult education staff under Key Action 1 (staff training) follow the link here: Opportunities for staff
Who can take part?Staff engaged in adult education activities, including support staff, managers and guidance staff as well as teachers and trainers
Eligible countries:All EU countries and former Yugoslav, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Republic of Macedonia, Norway, Turkey and Iceland.
When & Howto apply:Applicants (any organisation working in adult education field) have to submit their grant application by
2 February at 12:00 (midday Brussels time).