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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.

Publications: 

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. DOI.org/10.1080/13603116.2017.1362047

Related research groups

Centre for Research in Inclusion
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