Teaching Adult Refugees

Teaching Adult Refugees

Teaching Adult Refugees

Date posted: June 20, 2018

Today is World Refugee Day. This day commemorates the strength, courage and perseverance of refugees.

It’s also an opportunity to remember the learning needs of refugees in literacy programs.

“Refugees can have different needs in the classroom than other learners. They frequently have very urgent settlement needs; they may or may not have literacy needs due to interrupted education; and they have often experienced trauma.”

Here’s a list of some of the resources available to help literacy practitioners who are working with adult refugee students:

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