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20. November 2019

Integreat expands internationally. Fairfield, a suburb of Sydney, is planning to launch Integreat in 2020 and together with the team from CORE Community Services and the local university UNSW, we have already spent two weeks on site setting up Integreat. The Fairfield Champion reports in detail and has spoken to all stakeholders: https://www.fairfieldchampion.com.au/story/6489470/inaccessible-confusing-or-inaccurate-new-digital-platform-to-help-refugees/?cs=1448

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11. November 2019

Almost half of the Integreat partner municipalities were present at this year’s networking event around the Integreat app. At the so-called “Integreat Dialogue Forum” 31 administrators from 21 different cities and counties in Germany met in Bayreuth to exchange best practices in the context of our digital platform. In terms of content, the focus was on practical examples that make work in digital integration work even easier. Thus the city of Dachau, the Alb-Danube district and the city of Regensburg […]

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29. October 2019

At the invitation of the Ministry for Children, Family, Refugees and Integration of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia we are in Dortmund since yesterday. We are one of 33 exhibitors at the Digital Summit of the Federal Government and have already exchanged ideas with exciting organisations. In addition to many federal ministers, representatives from business and politics will be there to shape the digital strategies for the coming years. Since 2017, the National IT Summit has been called the Digital […]

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30. September 2019

Why is “digital streetwork” needed in migration counselling? At the beginning of the month we exchanged views with actors from the field of migration counselling in Berlin about the prerequisites for a successful presence and integration work in social media. The fact is: without Facebook, unfortunately, almost nothing is possible and therefore data protection is always a delicate and often overlooked fact. Nevertheless, first pilot projects have been undertaken to show how referral advice or online presences of advice centres […]

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23. September 2019

Last weekend the 16th Integreat Conference took place in the new project room in Augsburg. On Friday the conference was opened with a small opening ceremony for the office, which was renovated at the beginning of the year. As at each of our quarterly conferences, the focus was on status updates on technical developments, important internal organisational decisions as well as the outlook and planning for the next months. The next conference will take place in November at the TU […]

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10. August 2019

The Integreat team is organised according to the “Community Engagement” approach, where a few employees coordinate a large number of volunteers. Due to the increasing transfer of volunteers into full-time positions and greater professionalisation, some structures have changed in 2018 and 2019, but this still applies. The different areas of work are covered by larger or smaller teams, depending on needs. A large proportion of employees are studying at the same time, so our organisation must be able to respond […]

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