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FGSC – 1st Genration 2nd chance: let’s fight school
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Goals

  • To have an understanding of the school’s language of communication; the host country’s education system and the host legislation in terms of schooling rules, rights and duties of citizens, etc.
  • To guarantee success in all the educational stages. the percentage of immigrant students repeating at all ages is higher than among other students.
  • To foster the synergies and create a network among public schools which is a growing tendency. It is a key component of this project to promote the exchange of experiences, information and practices.
  • To improve the quality of education by creating a nice welcoming school atmosphere, which will encourage the parental participation, especially among those who are more remote from schools.
  • To raise awareness of the importance of training and qualifications in order to obtain a good job and to be less vulnerable to suffering from labour exploitation.
  • To foster the connection between education and occupation employment helping parents to improve their language competence and obtain a certification as a step towards employment or job promotion.
  • To provide equal access to offer all the people opportunities for lifelong education to ensure that immigrant adults can participate in this holistic programme as learners and as active participants.
  • To provide parents with a basic labour employment orientation training (knowledge transferable to their children).
  • To provide tools for parents in prevention of risks common in adolescence: drug and alcohol.

Activities

  • international project meetings
  • mobility for adult learners
  • two year training program
  • activities for parents

Results

  • online platform with all the contents of the training program, including also other important information like the explanation of the school system, links to useful web pages, psychological support etc.
  • dictionary of educational terms translated from Arabic language into 7 host languages, English and French

Impact

  • improvement of language skills and competences of immigrant parents, especially communication in foreign languages, digital competences, learning to learn, cultural expression. This helps for better employment, self-esteem and inclusion in the host country
  • inclusion of immigrant parents in the school environment and wider community
  • increased number of learners who are immigrant parents
  • organizing activities like school events, festivals which are making smaller cultural differences between host country and immigrant parents

Partners

Project duration is between 16. 12. 2019 and 15. 6. 2022. Co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union

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