International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Primary Education of Migrant Background Children in the Lingua Franca a Random Survey
Robert Osadan, Elizabeth Reid

Education is an essential aspect of enculturation of all children. Giving the children of migrants opportunities to fully develop their potential is important for their well-being in society and for social cohesion in the receiving countries. But migrant students for the most part have lower educational outcomes than native students at the same level. Extensive research has determined the factors that affect the performance of migrant students in the school setting. These barriers to equal educational achievement for migrant children are present to varying degrees in countries all over the world. This paper examines instruction in the national language of primary level migrant children in various nations with an eye to see which educational measures are producing results and which countries have models that are worth imitating.

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