Describe the causes, patterns and impact of migration on teaching and learning
Develop a profile of your learners and consider strategies to engage and include them
Apply a set of practical tools and techniques in the classroom environment to better cope with the impact of trauma on teachers and learners
You’ll hear from experienced teachers talking about the challenges of refugee education, what they learnt, and strategies they have used when teaching migrant learners both in countries affected by conflict and in host countries.
Whether you are a language teacher, a teacher of another subject, or a volunteer working in migrant and refugee education, you’ll find ideas and strategies that you can use to better understand your learners. The course will help you to build inclusive classrooms and develop your learners’ confidence, taking into account the languages they know and their cultures.
Global trends in migration and displacement as a result of different types of conflicts
The role and impact of language use as well as language development in migration and displacement
The range of educational pathways and curricula for students from formal to informal to remedial and the role of the community in supporting learning
The importance of challenging discrimination and promoting inclusive classrooms which foster collaborative learning
The learning and behaviour needs of primary and secondary learners who have experienced trauma, displacement and conflict
The effects of loss, trauma and displacement on the brain and how this knowledge can help teachers to understand learning difficulties and challenging behaviour
The importance of teacher self-care and the role of well-being in coping with the impact of trauma on teachers and learners
The course will be useful for anyone working with migrants and refugees in an educational context.