Language learning and labour market inclusion in Germany

Kleiner, Bettina
March 2011
Workplace Learning & Skills Bulletin;Spring2011, Issue 11, p11
The article discusses social and labor market issues of migrants and their children in Germany. It states that the unemployment rate of migrants is twice that of white Germans and it states that it could be due to unwillingness to integrate, that is to adopt traditional German values and behaviors by migrants. In 2008, work related German language programme was introduced and it focuses on language training for adult immigrants. It is found that immigrants are reluctant to participate in this.


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