publication . Other literature type . Article . 2019

Early interventions tackling inequalities experienced by immigrant, low-income, and Roma children in 8 European countries: a critical overview

Aguiar, Cecília; Silva, Carla S.; Guerra, Rita; Rodrigues, Ricardo B.; Ribeiro, Luísa A.; Pastori, Giulia; Leseman, Paul; the ISOTIS research team;
Open Access
  • Published: 26 Dec 2019
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
We analysed effective and promising interventions, within the classroom and school microsystems, aiming to promote equality and belongingness for immigrant, Roma, and low-income children attending early childhood education and care (ECEC) and primary education in eight European countries. Over 500 interventions were identified, and 78 interventions were analysed. We found that while 79% of the interventions provided some type of language support, only 32% considered children’s heritage language. Importantly, around 22% of the interventions targeted ECEC settings specifically, with most ECEC interventions implemented at the national level, taking place in the cla...
Subjects
free text keywords: Education, Developmental and Educational Psychology, early childhood, Europe, immigrant, Inequalities, interventions, language support, Preschool education, Family involvement, Humanities, Low income, Immigration, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Early childhood education, Child care, Political science, Psychological intervention
Funded by
EC| ISOTIS
Project
ISOTIS
Inclusive Education and Social Support to Tackle Inequalities in Society
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 727069
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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