Critical Thinking on Migration Workshops

What: Workshop developing critical thinking by analyzing different aspects of the current refugee and migration crises. The participants learn the fundamental definitions necessary to understand the subject, find out sources of reliable data and practice distinguishing between facts and fake news. The aim of the workshop is to inspire students to mindfully approach public discussions of different topics.

For whom: Secondary school students over the age of 16

When: February – June 2017, each workshop lasts min. 45 minutes

Where: Secondary schools in Czechia, Germany, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia


  • Legal status of migrants and refugees, differences in obligation of countries towards refugees and immigrants.

  • Why do people leave (push and pull factors)?

  • Why do countries accept migrants? Why do they not accept them?

  • How do migrants contribute to economy and society? What are the difficulties and risks in accepting migrants?

If you would like your school to participate in the Critical Thinking on Migration Workshops, please contact Ms. Paulina Budek at


Critical Thinking on Migration Workshops

February 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Critical Thinking on Migration Workshops

From February until June 2017, the 16 participants of the VSPS Migration Program will conduct meetings in secondary schools [...]



The Critical Thinking on Migration Workshops are lead by the 16 participants of the VSPS Migration Program – social activists, humanitarian workers, human rights defenders etc. –  from Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, who have a proven track record of involvement and engagement within their community, demonstrating leadership potential and a desire to take an active role in positively shaping the world around them. The trainers attended a series of meetings and discussions on different aspects of migration, as well as methods of working with youth, which prepared them to lead trainings in high schools.