Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Århus Kommune Borgmesterens Afdeling Education – optimum opportunities for all children “Skriv afdeling her” March 3.rd 2008.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Århus Kommune Borgmesterens Afdeling Education – optimum opportunities for all children “Skriv afdeling her” March 3.rd 2008."— Presentation transcript:

1 Århus Kommune Borgmesterens Afdeling Education – optimum opportunities for all children “Skriv afdeling her” March 3.rd 2008

2 Århus Kommune Borgmesterens Afdeling Education – optimum opportunities for all children “Skriv afdeling her” March 3.rd 2008 The objective of the new integration policy is as follows: ”…to strengthen cohesion in the Aarhus society and to ensure that everyone – irrespective of ethnic and cultural background – participate as active citizens with respect for fundamental democratic values. Ethnic minorities shall in reality have the same opportunities, rights and duties as other citizens of Aarhus.”

3 Århus Kommune Borgmesterens Afdeling Education – optimum opportunities for all children “Skriv afdeling her” March 3.rd 2008 As of September 2006: 5,521 bilingual pupils in the municipal primary and lower-secondary schools This corresponds to 18,4 % of all pupils in the schools of Aarhus 0% -15 % : 31 schools 15 % - 30 %: 9 schools 30 % - 50 %: 5 schools 50 % - 70 %: 2 schools 70 % - 100%: 5 schools

4 Århus Kommune Borgmesterens Afdeling Education – optimum opportunities for all children “Skriv afdeling her” March 3.rd 2008 Goal: The Municipal Department for Youth must work professionally and with high quality to ensure that children and young people in Aarhus Municipality acquire the necessary technical, personal, social and cultural competences enabling everyone to complete a study and be capable of active participation in society as democratic citizens. All institutions must contribute to develop and implement Aarhus Municipality’s new integration policy focusing on fellow citizenship and antidiscrimination, including a language plan of action for all children and young people.

5 Århus Kommune Borgmesterens Afdeling Education – optimum opportunities for all children “Skriv afdeling her” March 3.rd 2008 The differentiated effort is: 1) Language instruction for children aged ) Magnet schools 3) New acts from the Parliament 4) Full day schools.

6 Århus Kommune Borgmesterens Afdeling Education – optimum opportunities for all children “Skriv afdeling her” March 3.rd 2008 Language instruction for children aged 3-6. Goal: All bilingual children must be able to begin their schooling in a regular pre-school class and they must be included in the free choice of schools across school districts.

7 Århus Kommune Borgmesterens Afdeling Education – optimum opportunities for all children “Skriv afdeling her” March 3.rd 2008 Magnet schools The overall goal of magnet schools is to make sure that the pupils of the district are contained through for instance a strong local school profile and superior professional competence. The magnet school concept includes the 8 schools which have the largest percentage of bilingual pupils (48-100%)

8 Århus Kommune Borgmesterens Afdeling Education – optimum opportunities for all children “Skriv afdeling her” March 3.rd 2008 New acts from the Parliament

9 Århus Kommune Borgmesterens Afdeling Education – optimum opportunities for all children “Skriv afdeling her” March 3.rd 2008 Full day schools The goal of full day schools is to provide children, who have Danish as their second language, with good schooling which will strengthen them linguistically, in terms of subject proficiency as well as socially and culturally.


Download ppt "Århus Kommune Borgmesterens Afdeling Education – optimum opportunities for all children “Skriv afdeling her” March 3.rd 2008."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google