Including adolescent migrants in school through VET approach: evidence from a pilot action in Italy

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Author: Lamonica, Valentina; Ragazzi, Elena; Sella, Lisa


This paper investigates the effectiveness of a small experimental pilot addressed to foreign adolescents with low language skills and high dropout risk in lower secondary school in Turin, North-West Italy. The intervention aims at reducing Early School Leaving while supporting standard school curricula. In order to facilitate students' re-motivation and their attachment to the school environment, the pilot proposes an original [vocational education and training] VET approach that alternates standard school activities to innovative vocational training. In particular, treated students...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Youth; Disadvantaged; Language; Secondary education

Keywords: Dropout; Migrants; Pilot project

Geographic subjects: Italy; Europe

Published: London, England: SpringerOpen, 2020

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Also called: Including adolescent migrants in school through vocational education and training approach: evidence from a pilot action in Italy

Journal volume: 12

Journal number: 6

Journal date: 2020

Pages: pp. 1-14

ISSN: 1877-6337, 1877-6345 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 141.899

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