17 juin 2018

The Minority-Serving-College Mobility Bump

HomeBy Paul Fain. Lower-income students who attend minority-serving colleges are more likely to move up in economic status, according to a new report, despite the fact that those colleges tend to have less money. More...

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05 juin 2018

The MSPI is an instrument capable of reducing the democracy deficit in Europe regarding minority rights

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"In the past year we have strived to bring the autochthonous national minorities of Europe together, so that jointly we could convince the majority communities that minority protection needs to be put on the agenda of the EU. The Minority SafePack European Citizen's Initiative has brought together the minorities, nationlities and language groups of Europe. Now, as a next step, the FUEN will offer a minority majority pact to Europe. More...

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The Minority SafePack Initiative currently enjoys the widest democratic legitimacy among minority initiatives in Europe

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"I am proud of the results we have achieved with the Minority SafePack Initiative: the statements of support from the 1 320 000 European Citizens mean that this minority protection initiative enjoys the widest public support on the continent – stated Loránt Vincze in Brussels, in the European Parliament. More...

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FUEN Delegation met State Secretary Stephan Mayer

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"On Tuesday, 29 May of 2018 a FUEN delegation met State Secretary Stephan Mayer, responsible for minority issues in the Ministry of Interior Affairs of the German Federal Government. During the discussions, FUEN presented its main projects with an accent on the Minority SafePack Initiative, while the working groups and future projects of the organisation, the House of Minorities and the importance of the national minorities living in Germany were also discussed. More...

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FUEN solidary with the Russian minority in Latvia

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"On Thursday, the 3rd of May the statements of support collected in Latvia for the Minority SafePack Initiative were handed over to the National Election Authority in Riga. With 8252 signatures collected by the Russian community, Latvia is one of the 11 states in which the threshold has been reached. More...

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31 mai 2018

Manifesto idea #2: Professor Kalwant Bhopal

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"Radical change is needed in higher education to support Black and Minority Ethnic students. There is ample evidence to suggest that Black and Minority Ethnic students remain disadvantaged in higher education: they are less likely to attend elite and Russell Group universities, less likely to gain a 2:1 or First class degree and are more likely to drop out of university than their peers. More...

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29 mai 2018

Just as more minorities access higher ed, public support recedes

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Education as a vehicle to middle-class success is baked into the American Dream, and since the postwar period, higher education has been the preferred on-ramp to a more secure life. Yet that ramp is breaking down even as universities and colleges embrace a new era of diversity. We are at a precipice. More...

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27 mai 2018

Black students are right to want to see black therapists

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianCambridge University’s minority ethnic students can now request to see a BME counsellor. This should happen elsewhere. More...

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09 mai 2018

Higher-ed spending gaps do a disservice to minority students

eCampus NewsInequities that negatively impact students of color in the K-12 education system continue into postsecondary education and are detrimental to student success, according to a new analysis. More...

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03 mai 2018

More than 20,000 statements of support for the MSPI handed over in Lithuania

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"Historical minorities from the states that joined the European Union in the last wave had high hopes from the EU. „We believed that the EU is the right place to have protection and support for the national minorities, for our languages and cultures. But then we had to discover that the EU is more of an economic cooperation field, and many  topics are regulated by Brussels, but language rights or cultural rights are not among them. This is regretful, because the EU’s motto is United in diversity” – said the President of the FUEN, talking about the beginnings of the Minority SafePack. More...

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