Do You Know What the Term Refugee Means

14/07/2019

Read a definition here as well as political implications


The Effect of Expressive Therapies on Refugee Children and Adolescents: Meta-Analytic Findings

17/06/2019

Some research for those interested. Find it here


Article: Experiences and Education of Refugee Children at Home, in School, and in the Community

03/05/2019

Acess it at https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/ujrc20/33/1?nav=tocList


Who Are Refugees and Asylum Seekers?

29/03/2019

Learn eight facts here


UNHCR Teachers’ Toolkit for Refugees

16/03/2019

A great resource for educators! At https://www.unhcr.org/teaching-about-refugees.html


Teaching About Refugee Issues: UNHCR Teachers’ Toolkit

15/03/2019

Find here an excellent resource covering the following (excerpt):

In this UNHCR Teachers’ Toolkit you can find free-of-charge and adaptable UNHCR teaching materials on refugees, asylum, migration and statelessness, and a section dedicated to professional development and guidance for primary and secondary school teachers on including refugee children in their classes.

  1. Words matter
  2. Facts and figures about refugees
  3. UNHCR media materials and reports
  4. Teaching materials
  5. Including refugees in your classroom
  6. Other teaching resources

 


Study: Second language acquisition effects of a primary physical education intervention: A pilot study with young refugees

01/03/2019

Excerpt:

A physical education (PE) intervention for young refugees was designed combining physical activity within the context of primary PE games with second language learning activities in German. The intervention was based on theoretical implications from the field of second language acquisition and evidence for positive effects of physical activity on cognitive outcomes (e.g. language acquisition). The aim of this study was to analyze short term effects on second language acquisition.

More at https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0203664


ESL Corner: Communicating with Rohingya Refugees

25/02/2019

Find at https://translatorswithoutborders.org/the-language-lesson-what-weve-learned-about-communicating-with-rohingya-refugees/?fbclid=IwAR1iQK6Uxogfqul4h_oaGP52yUFFGDCu610mwr9bWo9T4n8n_MByn7SGXcE

Excerpt:

In August 2018, Translators without Borders (TWB) surveyed a representative sample of refugees in the Kutupalong- Balukhali camp to better understand their language and information needs.

Learn what we found: 

Read and download the full report.

Read and download the report brief.


Let’s ask Refugees if we Want to Learn About Refugee Experiences

12/02/2019

All too often, “specialists” talk ABOUT others without ever having walked in their shoes.  Specialists can learn a lot from reading and listening. However, living and feeling create a true depth of knowledge. Therefore, when we want to learn about issues, such as refugee-related ones, it would be great to listen to those who have the depth of knowledge about the topic. More at:


Second language acquisition effects of a primary physical education intervention: A pilot study with young refugees

31/12/2018

It’s good to see some research on this topic at https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0203664


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