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Refugees and Asylum Seekers

This topic provides theoretical perspectives and materials to develop positive practice and enhance the achievement of refugee children. It gives information about different refugee communities and analyses what is known about refugee children including what they say about their experiences. Below is a selection of key resources in this area. Other resources can be found by browsing the themes (A to F) in the left-hand box. Number of resources (6)

# Multiverse has commissioned a series of ITE sessions on Refugees and Asylum seekers from Bill Bolloten and Tim Spafford, to enhance student teachers’ knowledge about key issues and to support effective practice in teaching refugee and asylum seeker children in primary and secondary schools.
# Review of latest education pack from Show Racism the Red Card (2008) which addresses Islamophobia.
National Refugee Integration Forum website guidance published by the Home Office, in partnership with the Department for Education.
# A section of the Refugee Council website that tackles popular myths about asylum seekers and refugees with factual detail.
This programme of work, for KS 1 and 2, addresses the refugee experience through the mainstream primary curriculum.
This report provides teacher educators, student teachers and trainees with useful information and resources for working with asylum seeking and refugee pupils