School’s in for Refugees

  • May
    14
    Tue, 14 May 09:30 AM - Tue, 14 May 03:30 PM in Brunswick
    Free
  • Jun
    11
    Tue, 11 Jun 09:30 AM - Tue, 11 Jun 03:30 PM in Dandenong
    Free
  • Jun
    18
    Tue, 18 Jun 09:30 AM - Tue, 18 Jun 03:30 PM in Wyndham
    Free
  • Jul
    23
    Tue, 23 Jul 09:30 AM - Tue, 23 Jul 03:30 PM in Templestowe
    Free
  • Aug
    13
    Tue, 13 Aug 09:30 AM - Tue, 13 Aug 03:30 PM in Berwick
    Free
  • Sep
    03
    Tue, 03 Sep 09:30 AM - Tue, 03 Sep 03:30 PM in Broadmeadows
    Free
  • Oct
    22
    Tue, 22 Oct 09:30 AM - Tue, 22 Oct 03:30 PM in Sunshine
    Free
  • Nov
    12
    Tue, 12 Nov 09:30 AM - Tue, 12 Nov 03:30 PM in Brunswick
    Free
Description

This comprehensive introduction is recommended as the first professional development from Foundation House for those working with students and families from refugee backgrounds. It is appropriate for those working in and with schools and other educational settings, at primary, secondary and post-compulsory levels.

Content includes:

  • Refugee experiences for young people including possible prior education experiences;
  • The impact of trauma on young people‚Äôs learning and wellbeing;
  • The role of teachers and schools in supporting recovery from trauma;
  • Strategies that support the recovery process that teachers and other staff can use; and
  • A whole school approach and key areas where schools can increase support for refugee background students and families.

Suitable for

People working with young people from refugee backgrounds within a school setting.


Fee

Foundation House Schools Support Program is able to provide a professional development program to teachers and those working in and with schools through the support of the Department of Education and Training. There is therefore no charge to participants for this workshop.
Morning tea & lunch included.