14 avril 2018

Immigration in the West and Its Discontents

66b94efa-f77d-49f2-9030-193b6047b0b1Immigration is arguably one of the most contentious issues today in the West. Even young countries that have been built by newcomers and have thrived on immigration, such as Australia and the US, are increasingly questioning whether open borders are such a good thing. More...

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30 mars 2018

Most immigrants outpace Americans when it comes to education — with one big exception

University Business Magazine logoIn 2004, the late Harvard political science professor Sam Huntington made the argument that recent immigrants, particularly Hispanics, weren’t assimilating well into American society. He worried that the descendants of present-day immigrants wouldn’t follow the same upwardly mobile trajectory as the descendants of earlier arrivals from Europe. More...

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19 mars 2018

Universities vulnerable to immigration crackdown

Scottish universities are vulnerable to a crackdown on immigration because of their increasing reliance on fees paid by international students, according to Universities Scotland, which represents principals, writes Andrew Denholm for The Herald. More...

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Migrant intake ‘oversupplying graduates in key fields’

By Geoff Maslen. A new study has revealed that the number of university graduates in this country has reached record levels as a result of the rapid expansion in local university enrolments and a rising intake of degree-holding migrants. More...

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18 mars 2018

Migrations Internationales : Comment les mobilités transforment les sociétés ?

Logo FUNPourquoi les migrants cherchent-ils à rejoindre l’Europe ? Comment voyagent-ils jusqu’ici ? Quelles sont leurs motivations ? Comment s’intègrent-ils dans les pays de résidence ? Rentreront-ils un jour dans leur pays d’origine ?
Dans ce MOOC, nous vous proposons de discuter de ces questions ensemble et vous donner les outils pour développer une réflexion critique et autonome autour de ce phénomène controversé qu’est la migration. Plus...

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16 mars 2018

Survival to Success: Transforming Immigrant Outcomes

Survival to Success: Transforming Immigrant Outcomes
Government of Canada, 2015/04/14
panel "led by experts in the areas of newcomer integration, diversity and certification" is conducting interviews in a bid to determine how best to help new Canadians integrate into the economy. There is an online consultation available here. More...

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15 mars 2018

Children in migration need information on reality, not just on rights, says a new report

Children in migration at all the stages of their journey to Europe should receive child-friendly and understandable information, which nevertheless must reflect the realities and difficulties they may face in the new environment, says the Council of Europe in a new report published today. The most effective way of providing the information is through personal verbal communication with professionally trained people the child trusts; leaflets and print material in clear language should be used as a complementary means; accurate peer-to-peer information should also be promoted. More...

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Feeding the Global Compact on Migration: How do immigrants contribute to developing countries’ economies?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"Contrary to popular belief, migrants have a limited impact on labour market outcomes in low- and middle income countries.2 They are unlikely to take jobs from native-born workers. In some countries, including South Africa, immigration may even create jobs and raise the incomes of the native-born population. More...

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The importance of learning from data on education, migration and displacement

Education & Skills TodayMigration and displacement are complex phenomena which play an important role in – but can also pose challenges to – development. These phenomena also pose particularly important challenges for education and training systems. Firstly, they can rapidly increase the number of people that require education services, thus challenging both richer countries, which until now had been adjusting to shrinking student populations, and poorer countries, where provision is already stretched, especially in remote areas or slums where migrants and refugees often converge. More...

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12 mars 2018

Croatia: Education for better immigrant integration

HomeCroatia has a lot of experience of the impact of immigration. Two decades ago the country experienced a huge inflow of the immigrants from neighbouring countries (over a half of a million) affected by the war. Now, immigrant numbers are much lower and these are mostly refugees from non-EU countries. More...

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