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Berlin, November 2014. After many years with an attitude to labour migration that can at best be described as reluctant, in recent years, Germany’s immigration policy has undergone a rapid change from a policy of protection to a policy of recruitment. Since August 2012, Germany has created many legal possibilities for immigration that are liberal… Continue reading Blue Card: Ambitious Immigration Policy for Germany
Warsaw, Poland, April 2017. Germany and Poland have a great deal in common, despite their differences. Following an eventful history, German-Polish relations today stand on a firm foundation. Economically and culturally the two countries are closely interlinked: Germany has been Poland’s most important trading partner for more than two decades, and in no other foreign… Continue reading A Solid Foundation: German-Polish Relations
Bochum, Germany/Montpellier, France, March 2015. Do German skilled workers go abroad because they expect the red carpet treatment? And are the ones who return really usually ‘the failures’? The current number of more than 100,000 Germans who emigrate every year are mostly young, highly skilled and without family ties or childless couples. The most popular… Continue reading Emigration: Often Just a Temporary Farewell!
Berlin, December 2014. Parents play a key role in a child’s educational success. Data shows that the children’s educational achievements are greatest when learning doesn’t just happen at day care or school, but is also supported by the parents. Involving parents in the activities at day care centres and schools is thus more than a… Continue reading Parent Participation: Why This Needs to be a Higher Priority