Migrant Capacities

Closing the Gap? The Role of Funding in Equitable Education for English Learners in the United States

Dates

Thu, 08/25/2016

Type of event

Webcast

Thematic area

Skills development and retention

Lead organisation

City

Marking the release of a new report, this webinar held by Migration Policy Institute will explore the key funding mechanisms in place to support English Learner students, including federal Title III and state supplementary funding sources. In light of broad trends toward more decentralized decisionmaking and the increased opportunities that follow for stakeholder input to shape key educational policies, presenters will discuss the diverse sources of information that should be brought to bear on public conversations about funding.

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Webinar - Using Supplementary Funding to Improve the Educational Outcomes of Migrant-Background Students: A Transatlantic

Dates

Wed, 06/22/2016

Thematic area

Migration and national development plans

On June 22th, the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) is organizing a Webinar called Using Supplementary Funding to Improve the Educational Outcomes of Migrant-Background Students: A Transatlantic.

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JMDI Participation to EUROMED Migration IV Peer-to-peer Meeting and Launching Conference, Dublin, 2-6 March 2016

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May 25, 2016

JMDI Focus area

Migrant Remittances
Migrant Capacities

Country

Ireland
English
Between May 2nd and 6th, the JMDI attended the EUROMED Migration IV Peer-to-Peer Meeting and Launching Conference organized by ICMPD to promote the role of LRAs in managing migration for local development.

 

Gladys, entrepreneuse grace à un capital d’amorçage

Projet : Réception, développement et renforcement durable pour l’intégration sociale, productive et culturelle des personnes confrontées à la mobilité humaine avec une attention particulière accordée aux groupes les plus vulnérables de la province de Pichincha

Partenaire principal : Gouvernement Autonome Décentralisé de Pichincha (ville de Quito)

French

Transfer Workshop of the "My JMDI Toolbox" with the Provincial Governments in Northern Ecuador

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Apr 20, 2016

JMDI Focus area

Migration and Local Economic Development
Migration and Local Governance
Migrant Capacities

Country

Ecuador
English
With the support of the Consortium of Autonomous Provincial Governments of Ecuador (CONGOPE), the Joint Migration and Development Initiative organized a training of trainers workshop and handover of the “My JMDI Toolbox” set of training materials to the Provincial Governments of Imbabura, Carchi, Sucumbíos, Orellana and Pichincha, on the 13th and 14th of April, in Ibarra City (province of Imbabura).

 

Providing a Head Start: Improving Access to Early Childhood Education for Refugees

This study by the Migration Policy Institute focuses on the importance of early childhood education, especially for refugees.

Document link

Document language

English

Document type

Focus area

Migration and Integration
Migrant Capacities

Thematic area

Skills development and retention

Related Area

Related countries

United States of America

Date published

2016

Number of pages

37 pages

Place / Publisher

Publisher / Organisation

Luz: setting up a restaurant in Ecuador after fleeing conflict in Colombia

“Ecuador is part of my life. It is the country that welcomed me when I needed it. It is a place where we can all live in peace”, says an emotional Luz.

Luz is 56 and one of the thousands of people that have arrived in Ecuador fleeing violence in Colombia. She grew up in the Cauca Valley, an area of Colombia shaken by violence caused by guerrillas and paramilitary groups.

English

Steering Demand and the Quest for 'Better Regulation'

'Steering Demand and the Quest for 'Better Regulation' is a working paper carried out by multiple institutions and coordinated by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD).

Document link

Document language

English

Document type

English version

Focus area

Migration and Integration
Making migration work better for development by addressing inappropriate recruitment practices
Migrant Capacities

Related countries

Global

Date published

2016

Number of pages

26 pages

Publisher / Organisation page

Steering Demand and the Quest for 'Better Regulation'

'Steering Demand and the Quest for 'Better Regulation' is a working paper carried out by multiple institutions and coordinated by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD).

Document link

Document type

Document language

English

English version

Focus area

Migration and Integration
Making migration work better for development by addressing inappropriate recruitment practices
Migrant Capacities

Related Area

Related countries

Global

Date published

2016

Number of pages

26 pages

Place / Publisher

Publisher / Organisation page

Publisher / Organisation

JMDI – UNDP PRESENTS ITS “MY JMDI TOOLBOX” ON INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY (Quito – Ecuador)

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Dec 18, 2015

JMDI Focus area

Migrant Rights
Migrant Capacities

Country

Ecuador
English
On International Migrants Day (Friday December 18th, 2015), the Joint Migration & Development Initiative presented its “My JMDI Toolbox”, through UNDP in Ecuador, during the “Ser Migrante es ser Caminante Universal” Festival – in the city of Quito

On International Migrants Day (Friday December 18th, 2015), the Joint Migration & Development Initiative presented its “My JMDI Toolbox”, through UNDP in Ecuador, during the “Ser Migrante es ser Caminante Universal” Festival – in the city of Quito.

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