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ISSN (printed version): 1814-2052

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Inclusive Approach to the Integration of Migrant Children in Education 2908


Khukhlaev O.E.
PhD in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Chair of Ethnopsychology and Psychological Problems in Multicultural Education, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia

Chibisova M.Yu.
PhD in Psychology, Associate professor of the Social psychology faculty, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia

Shemanov A.Yu.
Doctor of Philosophy, Professor of the Department of Special Psychology and Rehabilitation of the Faculty of Clinical and Special Psychology, Leading Researcher of the Scientific and Methodological Center of the Institute for Problems of Inclusive Education, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia

The presented materials show that the adaptation and integration of migrants is one of the most important priorities of humanistic educational activities in the coming years, the implementation of which requires the active participation of the entire education system for children of the Russian Federation. Integration is considered by the authors as a mutual process of unification of migrants and the host population in a new socio-cultural environment, without loss for both sides of the key parameters of initial socio-cultural identities, often with the dominance of the cultural component of the host community. We substantiate the claim that the use of an inclusive approach allows to solve the contradiction between the need for adaptation of migrant pupils to the norms of the host culture and with their peers. We present a model of psycho-pedagogical diagnostics of special educational needs of a migrant child related to the five different characteristics: language, basic knowledge, emotional state, social skills, cultural norms and rules.

Keywords: integration of migrants, adaptation of migrants, migration psychology, ethnic psychology, migrant children, inclusive education, inclusion

Column: Educational Psychology


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