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Berlin, 10.2.15: Kick off Veranstaltung zur afrodiasporischen Samstagsschule

Dienstag 10 . Februar 2015 18 – 20 UHR
VHS Mitte , Antonstraße 37
Berlin 13347 Raum 3 0 2

Über die Veranstaltung:

Die Auftaktveranstaltung dient dazu Programme und Idee einer Samstagsschule für schwarze Kinder im Alter von 8 bis 15 Jahren vorzustellen.
Die afrodiasporische Schule verfolgt das Ziel, Kinder mit ihren kulturellen afrikanischen Wurzeln vertraut zu machen und ihnen eine erfolgreiche gesellschaftliche Teilhabe zu ermöglichen.

Kontakt: Bertrand Njoume
Lehrer für Gesellschaftswissenschaften
und Ethik an zwei Berliner Sekundarschulen
E-mail: njoume_äth_googlemail.com

Veranstaltet von: Projekt Lern- und Erinnerungsort Afrikanisches Viertel beim Amt für Weiterbildung und Kultur des Bezirksamts Mitte von Berlin.

 

Comprehensive report: “Standing Up for Equality in Germany’s Schools”
on the discrimination that many children experience in Berlin

 

http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/reports/standing-equality-germanys-schools

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Why do children of “migration background”—whose families may have arrived in Germany as many as two generations ago but are still perceived as “foreigners”—often perform significantly worse at school than their native German counterparts?

The problem is discrimination.

This book of photos gives a face and a voice to the discrimination that many children of [so called] migration background* experience in Berlin. Its purpose is to show, through the concrete stories of people, that discrimination in schools against [so called/perceived] migrant children is widespread, and to call on all Berliners to condemn and end it.

*The term “migration background” covers children from families who are still perceived as “foreigners” because of their racial or ethnic identity, even though their families may have arrived in Germany years ago