Category Archives: integration

Not racist, just resentful

By: Ben Gidley, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher In continental Europe, governments, civil society and academics are increasingly likely to repeat the mantra that integration is “a two-way process” involving both migrants and receiving society. All too often, though, governments place … Continue reading

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On the mainstreaming of EAL provision in England

By: Ole Jensen, Research Officer The percentage of 5-16 year old pupils in English schools who are recorded in the English as Additional Language (EAL) category more than doubled from 7.6% in 1997 to 16.2% in 2013. Paradoxically perhaps, policy … Continue reading

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Backing themselves: East Timorese labour migrants in Oxford

By: Andrew McWilliam, Associate Professor, Australian National University Andrew was a visiting academic at COMPAS September –December 2014. His blog post reports on recent research with migrants in Oxford. Most afternoons in East Oxford, one can find small groups of young … Continue reading

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What do we know about the reasons for migration and the social and economic characteristics of migrants in the UK?

By: Ben Gidley, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher The March COMPAS Breakfast Briefing was presented by Jon Simmons, who leads the migration research at the UK Home Office. He presented three important recent Home Office Science reports on migrants into the … Continue reading

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