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Dr Chiara Manzoni

Posted: 29 April, 2019 - 13:42

The immigration debate continues to be dominated by arguments for and against freedom of movement, but what does immigration means for our schools and what are schools doing to promote integration? Our new research funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation on integration of new migrant students and their families, has collected evidence on what schools around England are doing to facilitate integration by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment and improving the performance of pupils.

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Dr Chiara Manzoni

Posted: 2 March, 2018 - 12:05

On Sunday Italy will go to the polls, at the end of a bitter and at times violent election campaign dominated by the issue of immigration.  Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers have frequently been the scapegoats of a society facing a prolonged period of economic discontent post financial crisis, with poor job opportunities especially for young people.

As we have seen in other European countries, an increased hostility to migrants was fed by public discourse, politicians’ statements and media representation.