Rethinking education in a context of forced migration

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Giovanni Fulantelli
Vito Pipitone


This paper is framed by the ongoing debate surrounding European policy on immigration and focuses on the economic effects and training needs generated by the new flows of forced migration. The considerations presented offer an opportunity to rethink our response to the challenges being posed by an increasingly heterogeneous and multi-ethnic society, and how new technologies might be leveraged as part of that response. The conclusion is that education and training can play a pivotal role in transforming the current migration emergency into an opportunity for growth and economic development for the EU.

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