This project is connected to the Sustainable Development Goals, especially goal 8 and 17.
By the end of this lesson, you will:
- Know that the first labour migrants after World War 2 came to the Netherlands on invitation of the Dutch government
- Be able to explain why public perception of labour migrants has changed over time
- Know which countries provided the Netherlands with the most labour migrants fifty years ago compared to now
- Know that labour migrants mostly do additional work
- Know that the migrants coming to Europe and the Netherlands are both refugees and (illegal) economic migrants
- Be able to explain what the Turkey and Libya deals are
- Know why human rights organisations like Amnesty are critical of these deals
- Know what remittance means and why it is important to migrants
- Know that remittance is more important to the economy of many lower-income countries than development aid
- Be able to explain why many migrants use Western Union banks to transfer their money
By the end of this assignment, you will know the meaning of the following terms:
* Push and pull factors
* Labour migration
* Labour migrants
* Guest worker
* (Illegal) economic migrant
* Turkey deal
* Libya deal
The final product for this lesson is to design a folder to recruit labour migrants for the Netherlands. You will take some pull factors into account for this. With this final assignment, you will show you have reached the learning goals.
The final product will be graded by your teacher.
Your teacher will grade the assignment based on the following:
- Content: Is your text able to motivate people, based on pull factors?
- Form: Did you take care to give your text the right layout?
- Language mistakes: Does your text contain the knowledge you gained from steps 1 – 4 and are there not too many language mistakes?
You will work by yourself for this lesson. The creative assignment will be done in a group.