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Employment Perspective for Migrants and Refugees

Employment Perspective for Migrants and Refugees

A group for guidance counselors that work with migrants and refugees

 

On Tuesday, 7 July from 11:00 to 12:00 CET, eucen is organising a webinar in the context of the MAGNET project. We will share the key findings on the state of play of migrant entrepreneruship support in Europe and present the main outcomes and future events organised by the MAGNET project. It is possible to register by filling in this form by Friday, 3 July: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSed8_NVf-3g6hW6RJ…

The MAGNET project aims to support the domain of Migrant Entrepreneurship Support at the practical, political as well as the scientific level. It seeks to promote the creation, further development and broad dissemination of existing support schemes for migrant entrepreneurs. More info about the project can be found on the project website: migrantacceleration.eu/

Francesca Uras und 45 Andere ist / sind der Gruppe Employment Perspective for Migrants and Refugees beigetreten. vor 3 Monaten

TED video: A path to higher education and employment for refugees

Out of the more than 70 million displaced people worldwide, only three percent have access to higher education. The Global Education Movement (GEM) is on a mission to change that with the first large-scale initiative of its kind to help refugee learners get bachelor's degrees and create pathways toward employment. Hear from students and the program's executive director, Chrystina Russell, about how GEM's flexible, competency-based model sets graduates up for success and empowerment wherever they are.

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New publication by EU on the topic of "Sustainable inclusion of migrants into society and labour market"

Currently, roughly 22.3 million third-country nationals were living in the European Union (4.4%25 of the total EU population). How do we ensure that migrants and refugees fully participate in economic, cultural and social life?

This report looks into the different policies, initiatives and practices related to the inclusion of migrants in European labour markets and societies. It focuses in particular on integrated approaches towards migrants’ inclusion and the EU funding available to support it.

vince.eucen.eu/guidelines/welcome-to-this-country/

The European VINCE project for educational professionals in HEI has developed a template containing frequently asked questions (FAQs) from refugees and migrants about living in a certain country in Europe. The HEI professionals can use the questions and answers, as appropriate, but also can customise the answer to his or her institution. The template is available in English language as well as in eight different languages in the download-section.

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"Refugees can face many barriers to accessing higher education, including a lack of information, advice and individual guidance sensitive to their specific needs, inadequate provision of intensive language courses for academic purposes, and restricted access to government student finance schemes. This section provides examples of current projects and initiatives that respond to these and other kinds of barriers by offering support to widen and facilitate refugee access to higher education in the following four areas:"

www.resettlement.eu/page/supporting-refugees-acces…

"Refugees can face many barriers to accessing higher education, including a lack of information, advice and individual guidance sensitive to their specific needs, inadequate provision of intensive language courses for academic purposes, and restricted access to government student finance schemes. This section provides examples of current projects and initiatives that respond to these and other kinds of barriers by offering support to widen and facilitate refugee access to higher education in the following four areas:"https://www.resettlement.eu/page/supporting-refugees-access-higher-education
Andora I'm currently working on the VINCE project, which aims at overcoming the manifold barriers refugees face when entering into HEI. The focus of our project is on the validation of HEI skills and competences, applicants have acquired in their home country, but cannot be justified by official documents. The list of sources is very interesting and some of them are also relevant for our work. Thanks for sharing. vor 2 Jahren
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Hello friends!
Check out Science4refugees to match your professional skills: "among the refugees in Europe, there is a significant number of qualified researchers that are waiting for their residence permits. There is an easy way for European researchers to support refugee researchers and integrate them into the labor market."
See details on Science4refugees on the EC's website:
euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/science4refugees

Hello friends! Check out Science4refugees to match your professional skills: "among the refugees in Europe, there is a significant number of qualified researchers that are waiting for their residence permits. There is an easy way for European researchers to support refugee researchers and integrate them into the labor market." See details on Science4refugees on the EC's website: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/science4refugees

INTERESTING REPORT OF THE OECD (2018): Working Together for Local Integration of Migrants and Refugees, OECD Publishing, Paris.

ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/sources/docgener/stud…

"This report presents 12 key points for local, regional, national and international policy
makers and practitioners to consider as they develop and implement local migrant
integration programmes:
1. Enhance effectiveness of migrant integration policy through improved vertical coordination
and implementation at the relevant scale.
2. Seek policy coherence in addressing the multi-dimensional needs of, and
opportunities for, migrants at the local level.
3. Ensure access to, and effective use of, financial resources that are adapted to local
responsibilities for migrant integration.
4. Design integration policies that take time into account throughout migrants’
lifetimes and status evolution.
5. Create spaces where the interaction brings migrant and native-born communities
closer.
6. Build capacity and...
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Here an overview of the German Refugee & Migrant Integration System into the job market.
Very useful for an initial birds-eye view on the subject and the website provides links to other web-pages.

The overview is also available as an App for mobile devices.
A great example of clearly illustrated information!
It is available in various languages such as: English, German, French and Arabic

Follow this link to learn more: ankommenapp.de/APP/EN/AsylAusbildungArbeit/asylaus…

www.newsdeeply.com/refugees/community/2017/09/19/h…

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David Imber This is a welcome study by a respected economist. Many such studies have confirmed that polices towards refugees, while varying from place to place, have mainly failed to promote integration and employment. Indeed many - and in my opinion the UK is a shameful example - have imposed what amounts to psychological torture on some of the worlds most vulnerable people. But the study, like many others, presumes more than it illuminates. It is as easy to propose policies that would do better as it is to agree that they are desirable. But two key questions arise: one - where is the political, moral and ethical conviction to implement these policies? and two - if implemented, would they work? I cannot answer the first; but there is a wealth of evidence - none reviewed in this paper, about the second. Much of this evidence is contradictory, and there are probably more failures than successes in programmes to help disadvantaged people into work. Differences in government policies are often not... Mehr anzeigen vor 2 Jahren
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Assessment session in Italy: New Phase “European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR)”

For the first time, an assessment session of the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR) was held in Italy, in Sardinia. From 2 to 6 July, forty-two refugees were interviewed by credentials evaluators from the national recognition centres (ENIC/NARICs) of Armenia, France, Germany, Italy and Norway and of the universities of Cagliari and Sassari.

During this assessment session, both refugees claiming higher education qualifications and refugees claiming secondary education qualifications were interviewed. The interviews took place at the premises of the University of Cagliari and the University of Sassari. Eleven EQPRs were issued as a result of the assessments held in Cagliari, the final assessment of the candidates interviewed in Sassari is still on-going.

This is the second assessment session organised in the new phase of the EQPR, which will last three years (2018-2020)...
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Assessment session in Italy: New Phase “European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR)”For the first time, an assessment session of the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR) was held in Italy, in Sardinia. From 2 to 6 July, forty-two refugees were interviewed by credentials evaluators from the national recognition centres (ENIC/NARICs) of Armenia, France, Germany, Italy and Norway and of the universities of Cagliari and Sassari.During this assessment session, both refugees claiming higher education qualifications and refugees claiming secondary education qualifications were interviewed. The interviews took place at the premises of the University of Cagliari and the University of Sassari. Eleven EQPRs were issued as a result of the assessments held in Cagliari, the final assessment of the candidates interviewed in Sassari is still on-going.This is the second assessment session organised in the new phase of the EQPR, which will last three years (2018-2020). During the first assessment session that took place in Athens from 11 to 15 June, forty-eight refugees were interviewed and forty-three EQPRs were issued. The next assessment sessions will take place in the autumn in Greece, Italy and the Netherlands.The EQPR is the only international instrument developed to facilitate the recognition of refugees’ qualifications in the absence of full documentation that could be used also if refugees move to new host countries in Europe without the need to undergo additional assessments.Read more at: https://www.coe.int/en/web/education/newsroom/-/asset_publisher/ESahKwOXlcQ2/content/assessment-session-in-italy-?inheritRedirect=falseThanks to I@[[3713:contact:Isabell Gru]]for sharing on FB.

Another interesting event, for our Greek members:

Η Εταιρεία Συμβούλων IDEC A.E. (www.idec.gr) σας προσκαλεί στην ενημερωτική ημερίδα με θέμα:

"MAMIDI - Διαχείριση της μετανάστευσης και της διαφορετικότητας μέσω της ανάπτυξης των δυνατοτήτων των Τοπικών Αρχών"

που θα πραγματοποιηθεί την Τετάρτη 18 Ιουλίου 2018 και ώρα 10.00 στην Αίθουσα Εκδηλώσεων του Ξενοδοχείου Stanley (Οδυσσέως 1, Πλ. Καραϊσκάκη, Αθήνα).

Ομιλίες:
- Το πρόγραμμα MAMIDI (www.mamidi.eu)– στόχοι και μεθοδολογία. Σοφία Σπηλιωτοπούλου – IDEC A.E.
- Η ένταξη μεταναστών και άλλων ευάλωτων κοινωνικών ομάδων στην τοπική κοινωνία στο πλαίσιο μιας διαπολιτισμικής προσέγγισης. Χρυσούλα Αρκούδη - Εθνικός εμπειρογνώμονας από την Ελλάδα στο Συμβούλιο της Ευρώπης για θέματα Ρομά
- Δήμος Αθηναίων: Η πρόκληση για παροχή ποιοτικών υπηρεσιών προς τους πολίτες τρίτων χωρών. Μαριγώ Χορμοβίτη - Τμήμα Υποστήριξης και Κοινωνικής Ένταξης Μεταναστών και Προσφύγων Δήμου Αθηναίων
- Διαπολιτισμική επιμόρφωση στο δημόσιο τομέα – Η εμπειρία της ΕΕΤΑΑ. Στέλλα Κατσαβού - Ψυχολόγος, στέλεχος της Δ/σης Έρευνας, Καινοτομίας και Δια Βίου Μάθησης
- Εργαλεία & ευκαιρίες εκπαίδευσης στις θεματικές: επαγγελματική...
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Elmo Very interesting topic. Please vist the web site of out MIGREAT project - mi-great.eu/en_GB/ Lade Inhalt, bitte warten... vor 2 Jahren
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