Tag Archives: education

Immigrants Often Better Educated than Germans

A radical change is taking place in the German job market: Today’s immigrants to Germany are better trained and have a higher level of education than native Germans, according to a study carried out by labor market researcher Herbert Brücker on behalf of the Bertelsmann Stiftung, a private think tank based in Gütersloh. Today, 43 […]

Cambridge University medicine admissions show race gap

People applying to study medicine at Cambridge University with three A*s at A-level are more than 20% more likely to be given an offer if they are white than if they are from an ethnic minority, according to new data released by the institution. Cambridge University released the detailed admissions data, covering 2010 to 2012, […]

Summer School on Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Management

Since 1999 the Institute for Minority Rights of the European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano organizes a Summer School on the topics of Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Management. The international Summer School hosts 20 – 30 students from all over the world and offers a platform to discuss and elaborate on current topics in the field […]

Call for papers: Minority languages in a multilingual Europe

A call for papers for a workshop on Minority languages in a multilingual Europe, was published by the Linguist List : Topics of the workshop will be: 1. Vitality vs. endangerment 2. Language policies 3. Language attitudes 4. Language and identity 5. Minority languages in education The workshop will be opened by a keynote speaker […]