Migrants and Refugees in Education: A toolkit for teachers

Online Course

Future Learn
Migrants and Refugees in Education: A toolkit for teachers

What is the course about?

Migrants and Refugees in Education: A toolkit for teachers
The course Migrants and Refugees in Education: A toolkit for teachers is an online class provided by British Council through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Learn how to teach and support young people across the globe affected by violence, conflict or displacement.
Course description
  • Find out how to help students dealing with trauma
  • 4 weeks
  • 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.
  • British Council
  • The British Council is on the ground in six continents and over 100 countries connecting the best of UK culture with a global audience and providing high-quality English language courses.

Prerequisites & Facts

Migrants and Refugees in Education: A toolkit for teachers

Course Topic

Professional Development for Teachers, Teaching, Teaching English / TEFL

University, College, Institution

British Council

Course Skill Level

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Migrants and Refugees in Education: A toolkit for teachers

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / British Council you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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