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Dr. Petra Stanat is Director of the Institute for Educational Quality Improvement (IQB) at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Subsequently, Petra Stanat worked as a research scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin where she managed the international part of the first cycle of the OECD’s Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) for Germany.
This policy brief analyzes the effectiveness of school language policies across 14 immigrant-receiving countries. It examines various methods countries have adopted to help immigrant students gain proficiency in the language of instruction, identifies contexts that seem to elicit positive outcomes, and provides recommendations.