The project was aimed at finding approaches in education and training for refugees and migrants for their effective integration into the new environment. The video presents the results of the project and the topic, individual contextual highlights for effective integration of migrants and refugees into the new environment as well as the overall key findings and recommendations of the project. It was conducted between September 2016 and August 2018, and six European countries participated: Finland (Keski-Uudenmaan koulutuskuntayhtyma – KEUDA, the lead partner), the Netherlands (Alfa-college), Slovenia (SIAE), Italy (Istituto Formazione Operatori Aziendali – IFOA), Sweden (Mångkulturella Finska folkhögskolan) and Denmark (Tietgen).
At five international education meetings, the included organisations presented different aspects of the education and training of migrants and refugees:
- Recognition of prior knowledge of the migrants and refugees (Denmark)
- Training for professionals, who work in educational and training programmes for migrants and refugees (Slovenia)
- Informing and consultation for migrants and refugees (Netherlands)
- Encouraging entrepreneurship in migrants and refugees (Italy)
- Ensuring quality education and training for migrants and refugees (Sweden)
As other achievements of the project we can highlight the analysis of the situation dealing with the topic of individual international seminar, systematical documentation of best practices in migrant and refugees education and training in individual country, and proposals design on how they could be implemented in adult education in the other partner countries. Also a final conference was held where experiences and project results were presented.
The latter of the project are available in a professional contribution containing the presentation of findings, identified good practices and recommendations for their implementation into the own work.
Jasmina Orešnik Cunja (firstname.lastname@example.org), SIAE