Education and its importance for migrants

For migrants, education is a crucial part of their integration. Proper education can help them settle to a new country and adapt to a new environment. Education includes everything. Learning the language of the country they are in all the way to receiving recognition for their qualifications. Educated migrants will get recognized for what they do.

Education is the key to migrant integration

Some migrants know the importance of education. And they will try to find the education they need on their own. But most migrants do not know how important it is for them to get a proper education. Or where to find it for that matter. In areas like Europe, education is more important, for migrants, than actual employment.

Migrants did not just appear out of nowhere. They were people with jobs. People that have received education back in their country. People that have skills and competencies just like everyone else. They deserve a chance to get back into the labor market as professionals in their specific field of action.

Not receiving proper education can lead to social exclusion. Fast and effective integration cannot be achieved, with this phenomenon still around. The strongest ‘’weapon’’ Europe possesses against the social exclusion of migrants is education.

Online Education for Migrants

Europe has already taken action in educating migrants using many different methods. Online training is probably the most common way to do that. E-learning programs, created by organizations all around Europe, are able to provide migrants with opportunities on entrepreneurship in Europe. Using their own skills and competencies, migrants will be able to build a new life for themselves.

Promoting those methods of learning is essential for the social and cultural development of Europe. The influx of migrants is a reality. It should be treated as an opportunity, not as a problem. With the right educational methods, migrants will easily get integrated into the European system. And Europe has only positive things to gain from something like that.

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Julia Bachousi
Project Manager

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