You have have heard the term 'refugee' in the news, but do you know what it actually means? In this class, students will be introduced to some common terms and definitions used to describe forcibly displaced people. Students will discuss current global and national refugee statistics and trends, and describe the perils of a refugees’ journey from home to host country. In addition, Students will explore the refugee experience here in the UK and dispel a few common myths.
Class will finish by sharing some resources students can use to stay informed about the refugee crisis and offer some ideas for how students might support refugees locally and globally. This class is presented as part of the 2021 International Refugee Week and the project, Feeling Home. Additional resources are available on the Feeling Home website.
Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.
This class is suitable for all students of all ages to learn about an important topic in our world today.