Final Conference on ARCKA Project (integration of migrant children in education system)
This conference will close the ARCKA project « Assessing, recognizing competences and certifying knowledge acquisition valuing human capital of children of foreign origin in education and training in Europe » that is cofinanced by the European Commission.
About the ARCKA project
The ARCKA project which focuses on secondary education aims to improve comparative knowledge on good practises of assessments and recognition of knowledge, skills and competences of migrant students entering and exiting the education system, in order to adapt teaching skills, to avoid the placement of migrant children in lower than their age-appropriate grades and to support new forms of knowledge certification useful for job research and mobility.
The project is articulated in the following phases:
• Context analysis and elaboration of a set of indicators;
• Mapping of practices of assessment and recognition of prior leaning and skills certification
• Identification of the criteria and selection of good practice;
• Elaboration of guidelines and recommendations
About the conference (27 September - 13:00 to 20:00)
Stakeholders involved in policy, research and education areas will reflect on the reception and integration of foreign children in the school system of host countries.
Venue: European Parliament
Participation in this conference, which will be followed by a cocktail reception, is free.
Registration is expected before 1 September 2012
More information on the project is to be found on the official Arcka website.