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Category Archives: Migration and refugees

Support to asylum seekers under the European Social Fund and the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived

The objective of this background note is  to clarify the scope of support which the European Social Fund (ESF) and the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) can provide to asylum seekers at different stages since their arrival in the Union. It also intends to clarify the differences between these two funds and other Union instruments that provide targeted support to asylum seekers, notably the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF), and provides guidance on […]


Education and Migration

This NESSE Report addresses the nature, causes and possible remedies for the educational disadvantages experienced by migrant students in EU schools. Migrant students (or synonymously students or pupils/children of migration background or minority students) are disadvantaged in terms of enrolment in type of school, duration of
attending school, indicators of achievement, drop-out rates and types of school
diploma reached. The topic of education and migration is relevant in the context of
European economic development, social cohesion and the stabilisation of democratic
cultures. […]


Immigrant Students at School

In 2015, Europe recorded an unprecedented number of asylum seekers: as many as one million. An estimated 350,000 to 450,000 people could be granted refugee or similar status. One of the fundamental issues to tackle immediately: how to include them in our educational systems? This OECD study seeks answers.