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Czech nannies for children of Vietnamese families

education, private initiative, Vietnamese minority, nannies, language 

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Czech nannies for children of Vietnamese families




Czech Republic


1990s - ongoing

kind of project

informal practice

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private organization



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Often, children from migrant families encounter difficulties in the school system. Insufficient performance at school leads to the deepening of segregation. The presented practice, the day-care of Vietnamese children by Czech host families, is an example for a surprisingly informal and successful grass-root-strategy, which developed apparently spontaneously in the Czech city of Cheb. It is one of the factors that paved the way for the renowned educational success of the city’s large Vietnamese minority’s second generation