Online Digital Database – Resource2022-04-07T11:55:57+02:00
RAA Berlin - Regional Work Centres for Education, Integration and Democracy e.V.

Description

The Network of centres carries and supports discrimination-critical participation projects in schools, educational environments and in the community in Berlin. Since 1991, it aims at the support of all stakeholders in the educational process with specific services. These include for example bilingual language-development programmes, free tutoring, school clubs, school mediation, professional training for educators, actions on parental participation with specific emphasis on families with migration backgrounds, diversity-oriented organisational development strategies, and Roma school mediation service. Funding and Strategic Partnership involve RAA Federal Working Group, Freudenberg Foundation, Amadeu Antonio Foundation – Initiatives for Civil Society and Democratic Culture, Hildegard Lagrenne Foundation for Education, Inclusion, and Participation of Sinti and Roma in Germany, Senate Department for Education, Youth, and Science, Senate Department for Labour, Integration, and Women, and State Office for Equal Rights - Against Discrimination, Berlin.

Category:
  • Good Practices
  • Country of origin / implementation:
  • Germany
  • Language:
  • English
  • German
  • Compliance with the Dashboard Outcomes:
    • Access to compulsory education
    • Children complete compulsory education
    • Children maintain their cultural identity while adopting new cultural values and intercultural competences
    • Children's academic skills
    • Children's life satisfaction / happiness
    • Children's sense of belonging
    • Friends and peers (bridges)
    • Friends and peers (support)
    • Institutions
    • Teachers

    Evaluation ex post
    The evaluation is done by external auditors within the federal programme “Live Democracy” funded by the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth. More information at: info@raa-berlin.de

    Projects’ deliverables
    See the link below.
    https://raa-berlin.de/en/materials/

    Reproducibility
    Competence centers and competence networks are to further develop the thematic expertise in individual subject areas and to make it available nationwide – i.e.: - Transfer of successful work approaches to federal, state, and municipal structures. - Transfer-oriented, structure-related support services for the (further) development of professional standards development of subject-related standards and their implementation.

    Motivation for the submission
    They have many years of experience and expertise and are integrated in a nationwide network; meeting many of our indicator outcomes on par.

    Funds:
  • Donations
  • Foundations
  • Governmental funds
  • Type of action:
  • Awareness raising for democratic learning and action, Promotion of diversity orientation in organizations, Cooperation of youth welfare and schools and communities.
  • Target:
  • Educators, social workers
  • Migrant children (first and/or second generation)
  • Migrant families, parents
  • Policy makers, educational authorities
  • Principals, teachers
  • Refugee and asylum seeker children
  • Universities and Academics
  • Professionals involved:
  • Cultural Mediators
  • Educators
  • Teachers
  • Networking - Actors and institutions mobilized by the project:
  • Foundations
  • Local authorities
  • NGOs, third sector organizations
  • Schools
  • Students / parents associations
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