ERIC Number: ED340549
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Socio-Cultural and Linguistic Integration of the Children of Migrant and Former Migrant Workers. Meeting of Specialists, Final Report. Proceedings (Bled, Yugoslavia, June 7-11, 1989).
This report summarizes a meeting of national managers of experimental projects designed to encourage the socio-cultural and linguistic integration or reintegration of children of migrant workers and former migrant workers. The report describes the procedures of the meeting and presents experimental projects undertaken in three host countries (Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands) and in three countries of origin (Greece, Portugal, and Yugoslavia). It also briefly summarizes participants' reports on activities and experiences in their respective countries and organizations. Projects and reports focus on the renewal of teaching methods, the production of innovative teaching materials, the training of teachers responsible for multicultural classes, and improvement of relationships among schools, parents, and cultural associations. The report summarizes trends and views relating to bilingual education, cultural diversity, cultural adaptation, and cultural identity. The report lists specific recommendations for UNESCO, the host countries, and the countries of origin in collaboration with UNESCO. Appendices include a list of participants, a list of papers contributed, an agenda of the meeting, and a summary of the 1973-85 UNESCO educational program for migrant workers and their families. (KS)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Differences, Elementary Education, Experimental Programs, Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Inservice Teacher Education, International Cooperation, International Programs, Migrant Children, Migrant Education, Migrant Workers, Multicultural Education, Parent Participation, Second Language Instruction, Social Integration
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
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