Access to training is still a problem for migrants
In a study conducted in 5 European countries (Portugal, France, Austria, Malta and Cyprus), most participants (61.5%) stated that they had never received training as a migrant in their host country. Not having enough time, especially due to the urgency of working to ensure its economic stability, was one of the main causes identified. Other identified barriers were lack of information, language problems, lack of available training.
This can create a negative cycle in which, due to lack of training, it is more difficult to guarantee economic stability, and for the sake of that stability one has no training.
This study is described in a free e-book, available here , which also includes a list of training opportunities for migrants and brief national reports on integration policies.
This work results from the first stage of the project IEUME, funded by the Erasmus + fund, which aims to promote the integration of people of migrant origin through online training. This training will be free of charge and will cover topics such as the EU institutions, access to rights, political culture, civic participation, employability and cultural heritage.