About Edina

The project EDINA - EDucation of International Newly Arrived migrant pupils - has been developed by Emmanuelle le Pichon-Vorstman and Venhar Sariaslan. It brings together policy makers, schools and researchers from Finland (Helsinki), Belgium (Ghent) and The Netherlands (Rotterdam and Utrecht). The main objective of EDINA is to provide support to municipalities, schools and teachers in the reception and the integration into the school system of newcomer pupils.

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The EDINA-toolkit!

This EDINA site wants to support teachers and schools with newcomer pupils (primary and secondary education) in their practice and policy. After all, successful care of these pupils is of great importance for the rest of their school career.

The giraffe leads you the way. He has his high head full of good ideas and policy tips , but at the same time he stands firmly on the ground with his feet, steadfast in practice and the reality of every school.

This site provides tools for reception, observation, differentiation, assessment and communication. If you click on one of the titles next to these ‘giraffe spots’, you will be offered all sorts of things related to this theme: an introduction, reflection and exercises, policy tips, practical examples and extra information.

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