Newly arrived migrant and refugee children in the British educational system

Ryan, Louise and D'Angelo, Alessio and Sales, Rosemary A. and Rodrigues, M. (2010) Newly arrived migrant and refugee children in the British educational system. Project Report. Middlesex University, London.

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In 2009, Action for Social Integration was commissioned by London Councils to implement a
four-year programme to improve the educational attainment for African and Caribbean children
and young people in Barnet, Enfield and Haringey.
Within this programme, the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) at Middlesex University has
carried out a small-scale research project aimed at producing a guide for BME and migrant
parents of children attending UK schools. The guide provides information to better understand
the UK educational system, highlighting what may be different from those of other countries in
the world and discussing issues such as language support and parents’ involvement.
In order to identify the knowledge gaps and the main issues to include in the guide, the research
team conducted a series of interviews, as well as an analysis and mapping of existing
demographic data. The research findings presented in this report contribute to a better
understanding of the key challenges and opportunities facing BME parents and their children in
London schools.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Keywords (uncontrolled): migrants schools
Research Areas: A. > School of Law
A. > School of Law > Criminology and Sociology
A. > School of Law > Social Policy Research Centre
Item ID: 9399
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Depositing User: Alessio D'angelo
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2012 09:21
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:24

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