30 octobre 2013

Mobility, Migration & Lifelong Learning



http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQdpMI10_tg-RU6IlqULdhvtc25NCsKXgc85ON9RCAIsKg9Jx020qxGc_FUMigrants voluntarily working in another country, temporary foreign workers and refugees: those are the three types of migrants analysed by the last issue of the LLinE journal (Lifelong Learning in Europe) in cooperation with the InfoNet adult education correspondents’ network, dedicated to mobility and migration. Learning is a must for the migrants – and also their strongest asset; that is the challenge ahead on adult educators and that is what LLinE tries to bring fresh perspectives on.

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01 septembre 2013

Undocumented migrants in US gaining improved access to higher education

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/ce988c035aadaf0a6ad0a7a7d51a0fabdf1359a4/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy in New York. Notre Dame and Loyola medical school are just some of the institutions working to improve conditions for undocumented applicants. While the US Congress struggles with passing immigration reform, many lawmakers and educators around the country are finding common ground on initiatives that improve undocumented students' access to higher education. Read more...

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31 août 2013

How do gender norms relate to migration?

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-MATgzAianGc/Uh9S93yVPPI/AAAAAAAAA5Y/PWN32NMhUeg/s400/OnlineDiscussion.JPGWikigender, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Scalabrini Migration Center (SMC), Wikiprogress and Wikichild would like to hear your views on the linkages between the social norms that discriminate against women (such as harmful practices, restricted access to resources, limited decision-making power, or violence against women) and migration processes.
In September, the OECD Development Centre will publish an issues paper looking at migration from a gender perspective, based on new findings from the Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI). Wikigender, IOM, SMC, Wikiprogress and Wikichild would like to invite you to participate in an online discussion on the topic from 2 September at 9am until 15 September at 6pm (GMT+1). The main findings of the discussion will be featured in the issues paper and the outcomes of the discussion will be synthesised in a final report and available on Wikigender. The debate will focus on the following topic:
This online discussion will be a unique opportunity to discuss, exchange views and best practices on this issue. Participants are invited to share findings from their research or their own experiences of migration with other members of the discussion. Read more...

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