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Catholic School ethos and the Integration of Migrant Students


Although Ireland has experienced significant inward migration in recent years, the sustained growth of immigration dates from the late 1990s. Schools in this country have played a key role in the integration of immigrant students. Despite an abundance of research internationally in the area of education and integration, how the ethos of a school underpins approaches to the integration of migrant students remains unexplored.
This article focuses on how the Catholic ethos of one second level school influences its approach to providing support to young migrants.

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