Tag Archive for english language

Integration starts with contact in schools

Greater efforts to promote contact between children from different ethnic, faith and class backgrounds  - including 'twinning' of faith schools to help pupils mix with children of other faiths - should be mandatory in all state schools, British Future proposes today in its submission to the government's consultation on its Integrated Communities Strategy green paper.

New London integration strategy must truly be about ‘All of us’

The new London integration strategy must truly work for 'all of us', not just for migrants and minorities, if it is to really increase integration across the capital

Integration Green Paper: our 10-point plan to turn commitments into local action

What needs to happen to turn the Green Paper commitments into real integration? Jill Rutter highlights ten things that need to happen for this to take place.

Integration Green Paper: an important foundation for an ‘all of us’ approach

The new Integration Green Paper moves on from the Casey Review to a broader debate about integration. There is consensus on what we need to do - now we must get on and do it.

Integration: Getting it right on the home front

Integration in the UK is just as important as what happens at our borders if we are to build consensus on immigration, writes Jill Rutter

Why it’s time for an Office for Citizenship and Integration in London

On the anniversary of Britain’s first citizenship ceremony, a new report says that Britain has ‘forgotten’ the value of citizenship and the importance of proactively promoting better integration - and calls on the Capital to lead the way.

Why speaking English matters – for everyone

New British Future trustee Imam Qari Asim on the Prime Minister's visit to his Leeds Mosque - and why the PM's push to get more people speaking English is important for everyone, not just British Muslims

Making integration work

As the Prime Minister sets out proposals on Muslim integration and anti-discrimination, the following extracts from British Future’s pamphlet 'How to talk about immigration' examine the importance of integration, and specific integration challenges facing British Muslims.

VIDEO: Eric Pickles on the English language and TOWIE

Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP discusses the role of the English language for integration in the UK, listing some unexpected examples.