EDUCATION: When refugee children or adolescents come, they are helped by giving them school materials and scholarships so that they can complete their studies. This means a basic education that will allow them to progress in the future and help them improve their personal situation and their families´too. In Spain, primary and secondary education are free and compulsory. Pre-school is not compulsory, but since it is also free, all children go to kindergarten.
EDUCATION OULU Refugees have very variable learning abilities and educational backgrounds. Social workers try to find a suitable education path to each of them in Oulu. All the kids have liability to participate in compulsory education. Even though a kid doesn’t have a residence permit, one must participate in education.
Education in Holstebro For children, there are many different schools to choose from, both public and private. Children can attend kindergarden from age 4 and continue in public ground schools until they are in 9th grade. After 9th grade student’s can attend many local ‘efterskole’ in 10th grade. Efterskole is a boarding school. They have different focus. For example: sports, art, or outdoor. There are many options for further education after 9th-10th grades. These schools have different focus.
HOW TO MAINTAIN CULTURAL FOOD HERITAGE? THERE ARE MANY ETHNIC RESTAURANTS IN OULU. Many refugee´s also consider it fairly easy to maintain their cultural food heritage. Here are some examples of restaurants that represent a certain nationality and it`s cultural foods: Pizzeria da mario, italian. Restaurant el sabor, spanish. Phuket thai takeaway, thai. Hanko sushi, japanese. Hai long, chinese Nagraja oy (Garam masala), indian. Restaurant huvila, french. Restaurant zakuska, russian