School’s in for Refugees

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    Thu, 13 Sep 09:30 AM - Thu, 13 Sep 03:30 PM in Broadmeadows
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    Tue, 23 Oct 09:30 AM - Tue, 23 Oct 03:30 PM in Berwick
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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’s 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 in and with young people from refugee backgrounds within a school setting.

 

No, however, priority will be given to teachers and those working in and with schools.