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Migrant children buck the trend when it comes to mother tongue teaching

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 4 Mar 2019

20 février 2019

School success amongst immigrant children is not the norm. However a small percentage do manage. Some even outperform locals. What can we learn from their experiences?

Language skills are generally regarded as being critical in an immigrant’s integration into the new countries they move to. And research has shown that better language skills lead to better performance. A good example of this is the finding from many first generation (those who migrate with their parents) and second generation (those born in the new country) comparisons: that school outcomes do typically rise between these two generations. Read more... >>>>>