Framework Curriculum For Integration Courses – 2016 Revision
Nearly ten years after it was first created, the Framework Curriculum for Integration Courses in Germany has been revised and published in an updated version.
Cinemanya – Film cases deployed for refugee children and teens
The Goethe-Institut’s CINEMANYA film cases have been in use across Germany for media education work with refugee children and teens since 2015. In the year 2016 alone, they reached over 10,000 youngsters. A visit to a film screening at the initial reception facility of the German Red Cross in Hamburg offers insights into the work of the volunteers.
Doing theatre during the Syrian revolution – an interview with Wael Kadour
Syrian playwright and dramaturg Wael Kadour came of age in Damascus a decade before the revolution. His plays speak of life in his home country and social tensions across the Middle East. In 2015, he resettled in France as a refugee, and now contributes to French, German and international projects.
How do you welcome someone? – Mona Siddiqui on Brexit, Muslims and the migrant issue
The recent influx of refugees into Europe, seen by some as threatening its secular and liberal identity, triggered a wave of right-wing populism. Mona Siddiqui, professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Edinburgh, is nevertheless convinced that the continent is still strong enough to pull back from the anti-Islamic rhetoric. An interview by Claudia Mende.