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MIR: MIGRATION AND INTERCULTURAL RELATIONS - A CHALLENGE FOR EUROPEAN SCHOOLS TODAY (2002-2005) 101605-CP-1-2002-1-NO-COMENIUS-C3

The work of the MIR Com 3 Network is now being continued in the new LearningMigration Com 3 Network.
"LEARNING-MIGRATION" - Learning about migration and intercultural relations in school and teacher training (2005-2008) 225585 - CP -1-2005-1- NO - COMENIUS – C3

Go to the new WWW-site of LearningMigration – Click here

These projects are Comenius 3 Networks under Socrates funded by the DG Education and Culture of the European Commission for periods of three years: October 2002 to October 2005; October 2005 to October 2008. - The content of these projects do not necessarily reflect the posititon of the European Community, nor does it involve any responsibility on the part of the European Community in the framework of the Socrates programme.

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KEY OBJECTIVES OF THE NETWORK
The main objective of the network is to establish a www-supported framework for effective collaboration between different types of institutions in the field of Migration and Intercultural Relations.

The aim of the network will be to enhance today's education in migration studies and intercultural education.

NETWORK PARTNERS
In the new LearningMigration network there are close to 90 partners institutions in the network, and 13 partner countries. - two of these groups are not directly supported by the EU (Croatia and Switzerland).

THE countries are:
  • Portugal
  • Slovenia
  • Czech Republic
  • Germany
  • Northern Ireland
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Croatia (self-funding)
    ................ new countries entered when LearningMigration started up (2005)
  • Estonia
  • Bulgaria
  • Rumania
  • Switzerland (self-funding)

    The collaborative network is organised into WWW-supported transnational thematic groups and regional working groups composed of complementary types of institutions, namely:

  • Research Centres/Archives/Libraries
  • Local Schools
  • Teacher training institutions
  • Educational authorities (local/regional/national)

    The network organises annual conferences, courses and seminars in the thematic area of Migration and Intercultural Relations. In addition, the network organises contact meetings and contact seminars that enable the initiation of new projects.


Useful links:
  • Kulturell Kompleksitet i det Nye Norge
    Strategisk forskningsprogram ved Universitetet i Oslo.
  • Migration Policy Institute
    MPI is an independent non-partisan, non-profit think- tank dedicated to the study of the movement of people world wide.
  • Com 3 Network: Overview
    Links to Com 3 network


Latest project news:
NEW!! A two-day seminar in Goteborg (LearningMigration)
Photo: The venue for the Seminar (Burgården)
01-10-06
NEW!! 2nd Annual Conference of the LearningMigration Com 3 Network
Bulgaria (venue of the event to be anounced later) - April 26-28 (Thu-Fri-Sat), 2007.

01-10-06
NEW!! WWW-site of LearningMigration
New WWW-site is near completion.

23-08-06
NEW!! A two-day seminar in Goteborg (LearningMigration)
Learning Migration 28 -29 september 2006

23-08-06
NEW!! Final Report MIR Com 3
Reporting activities 2002-2005.

16-05-06
More project ideas presented on the Contact Seminar pages
Project ideas from Alexander Schorpp, Germany, and Diana Hagen, Norway. Overview presented by Martha Lea, Norway.


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