It’s World Refugee Day, a vital moment for raising awareness of the challenges refugees face every day around the world. Refugees have existed since notions of empire and state took root: people who have been forcibly displaced from their home, lacking rights, living under the fragile protection of a foreign ruler or government. The global […]
I don’t think we need to take refugees as such a special case -many of our schools lack the inclusivity to welcome many of its potential clients.
We need to rebuild education from the base -attitudes need to change, whether they are towards, girls, children with disabilities, those starting without the national language, refugees etc.
Many children feel excluded whether they are in or out of school. Refugees have multiple barriers to their learning but we should use all of our experience of uses of technology,community learning spaces and accelerated learning to support all excluded children many of which may well be refugees.