W.O.M.E.N has since the beginning been active in demanding better access to Icelandic classes for foreigners.
We advocate for the assessment and recognition of foreign education and training so that immigrant women have the opportunity to work in positions appropriate to their background and will thereby increase their self-confidence and self-respect.
We also encourage and support foreign women to continue their education.
We offer computer classes for women of foreign origin.
We take an active role in public discourse of the Icelandic language, the teaching of Icelandic as a foreign language and the education of immigrant staff.
Guided tour in easy Icelandic to Viðey island! We learned about the history of people living on Viðey, about mice, about the famous Skúli Magnússon, about the artwork there, about the elf woman and all kind of superstitions. Hlín, our guide, spoke a beautiful and very clear Icelandic, and she creates a space where we…
********** Kvennaborðið was so fun today at the Maritime Museum! Our guide Hlín was so incredible and we all agreed: we understood much more than usual! After the tour, we gave our opinion and discussed together about simple Icelandic in the museum. Thanks Hlín and Reykjavík City Museums for the invitation! We’ll see each other…
Það var ótrulega gaman að hittast í sólinni í Borgarbókasafn Grófinni! This was so fun to meet in the sun at the City Library Grófin! Við ræddum um íslensku, íslenskukennslu og hvað vantar okkur til að bæta íslenskuna okkar. We discussed Icelandic, Icelandic teaching and what we need to improve our Icelandic. Flestir okkur tölum…
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