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Research project: INTO: Intercultural mentoring tools to support migrant integration at school - Dormant

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The INTO project (2013-2015), funded with support from the European Commission; Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency [grant number 540440-LLP-2013-IT-COMENIUS-CMP-2013-332, focused on the development of an innovative intercultural mentoring programme for students with migrant backgrounds in secondary schools in five countries:  Italy (Oxfam, project coordinator), Cyprus, England, Poland and Spain.  In England, three secondary schools in Hampshire were involved in the study.

Dates: 2013-2015

The study produced a set of guidelines that could be used by schools that wish to use the mentoring programme. For more information, and to download the project’s guidelines, please follow the link.


Messiou, K., & Azaola, M. (2018). A peer-mentoring scheme for immigrant students in English secondary schools: a support mechanism for promoting inclusion? International Journal of Inclusive Education, 22(2), 142 -157.

Related research groups

Centre for Research in Inclusion
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