Educational Interventions for Refugee Children

Author: Richard J. Hamilton
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415308243
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How can schools best prepare themselves to successfully educate refugee children? By focusing on the education of refugee children, this book takes a rare look at a subject of increasing significance in current educational spheres. Highlighting the many difficulties facing refugee children, the editors draw upon a wealth of international experience and resources to present a broad, informative and sensitive text. Educational Interventions for Refugee Children identifies school-based interventions, whilst suggesting methods and measures with which to assess the efficacy of such programmes. It also develops a useful model that provides a standard for assessing refugee experience, offering diagnostic indicators for: * Evaluating support services for refugee children * Future avenues of research * Practical implications of creating supportive educational environments for refugee children The need to identify and prepare for the education of refugee children is an international issue, and this is reflected in the broad outlook and appeal of this book. The editors have developed an overall model of refugee experience, integrating psychological, cultural and educational perspectives, which researchers, practitioners and policy makers in education will find invaluable.

The Newcomer Student

Author: Louise H. Kreuzer
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475825609
Format: PDF, Docs
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More than 50 million individuals will be forcibly displaced from their homes this year. Many will be resettled into other countries or cultures, including the United States. With specific regard to education, a growing sector of ELA instruction now caters to the unique needs of refugee and immigrant students. These “Newcomer” learners, as they are resettled into Westernized regions, require a tailored brand of education. The Newcomer Student is a field guide from the trenches. It is the product of one educational specialist’s experiences, observations, and research in the Newcomer ELA field. It is a tale of personal participation, linking grassroots to modern progressive protocol, a story of cultural exploration, stemming from Louise’s refugee teaching experiences, and an ongoing search to discover interpersonal peace and humanistic continuity.

Global Migration and Education

Author: Leah Adams
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136782605
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Global Migration and Education makes a notable contribution to understanding the issues faced by immigrant children, their parents, and educators as they interact in school settings, and to identifying the common challenges to, and successes in, educational institutions worldwide as they cope with these issues. Global in scope, there are chapters from 14 countries. It will help educators and others involved in these complex processes to see beyond the notion of problems created and experienced by recently arrived young children. Rather, this volume provides many concrete suggestions deriving from the success stories and voices of teachers, parents, and students. It also offers evidence that diversity can be a condition for learning that, when understood, embraced, and supported, leads to rich learning opportunities for all involved that would not exist without diversity. All of the authors offer recommendations about educational policy and practices to address and ultimately improve the education of all children, including immigrant children. The book is organized around five themes: *Multiple Global Issues for Immigrant Children and the Schools They Attend; *They Are Here: Newcomers in the Schools; *Views and Voices of Immigrant Children; *Far from Home With Fluctuating Hopes; and *Searching for New Ways to Belong. Intended for researchers, students, school professionals, and educational policymakers and analysts around the world in the fields of multicultural education, child psychology, comparative and international education, educational foundations, educational policy, and cross-cultural studies, this book is highly relevant as a text for courses in these areas.

Learning for a future

Author: United Nations. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Health and Community Development Section
Publisher: United Nations Publications
ISBN:
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Access to education is a fundamental human right under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and represents a key tool to protect refugee children from recruitment into forced labour, military activity, prostitution and crime. The papers presented in this book were commissioned by the UNHCR and presented at a workshop on refugee education held in March 2001 in the United States. Issues discussed include: educational response in emergency situations; quality of refugee school programmes; youth education for peace and conflict resolution; and a case study of vocational training programmes in Tanzania.

Education of Syrian Refugee Children

Author: Shelly Culbertson
Publisher: Rand Corporation
ISBN: 0833092448
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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With four million Syrian refugees as of September 2015, there is urgent need to develop both short-term and long-term approaches to providing education for the children of this population. This report reviews Syrian refugee education for children in the three neighboring countries with the largest population of refugees—Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan—and analyzes four areas: access, management, society, and quality.

Rapid Response

Author: Jonathan Penson
Publisher: International Inst for Educational Planning
ISBN:
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This book examines the development and consequences of standardized responses, providing studies from Lebanon, Sudan, Timor-Leste and Uganda.

Diversity and Difference in Early Childhood Education

Author: Kerry Robinson
Publisher: Open University Press
ISBN: 9780335216833
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Early childhood professionals are often required to work with children and families from a range of diverse backgrounds. This book gives an overview of relevant social theories such as: post-structuralism, cultural studies, post-colonialism, feminist perspectives, and queer theory.