× this is the second forum

Migration, displacement and education: BUILDING BRIDGES, NOT WALLS

6 months 2 weeks ago #772 by dorina
Education that values diversity is important for all countries, no matter their migration history or present circumstances.education’s role and responsibility go beyond building tolerant societies, which may passively accept but not necessarily embrace differences, to building inclusive societies that appreciate and respect differences and provide high-quality education for all.

"In the United States, children from non-English-speaking households are often misdiagnosed as having special education needs, based partly on literacy tests biased against them"

"PUBLIC ATTITUDES CAN SHAPE MIGRANTS’ SELF-PERCEPTION AND WELL-BEING
Public attitudes matter because they affect migrants’ and refugees’ sense of identity and belonging, their well-being and their chances of settling successfully. Migrants and refugees perceive themselves, in part, according to how they are perceived or labeled (Epstein and Heizler, 2015)

https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000265866/PDF/265866eng.pdf.multi.page=99

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Powered by Kunena Forum