The project PARENTS ENGAGE: Building bridges between schools and migrant and refugee parents in Europe, aims at designing and upscaling educational interventions that have a positive impact on migrant and refugee students’ (incl. intra EU migration) performance through school-level parental engagement. More specifically, it seeks to reinforce teachers’ skills in fostering productive relations with migrant and refugee families, support migrant and refugee parents to be actively involved at their children’s school life, improve the area of inclusive education and tackle Early School Leaving (ESL) of disadvantaged migrant and refugee children in primary and secondary education.
The project aims to achieve the following objectives:
- to capitalise on the experiential knowledge of CSOs working with migrants and refugees by researching and evaluating their relevant practices
- to provide evidence-based teacher training for enabling teachers to strengthen parental engagement at school so as to improve the academic performance of children, avoiding incidents of ESL
- to reach out migrant and refugee parents directly, providing tailored support materials for increasing their engagement in their children’ educational process.
Stichting IPA (International Parents Alliance), Netherlands
STIMMULI FOR SOCIAL CHANGE, Greece
BUYUK ORTADOGU SAGLIK VE EGITIM VAKFI, Turkey
CSI CENTER FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION LTD, Cyprus
GOETHE-INSTITUT EV, Germany
Johann-Gutenberg-Schule Bremerhaven, Germany