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Refugee education

NARROWER TERMS
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Three years on: English and employment outcomes of former refugees

The purpose of this research was to explore employment and English language outcomes for former quota refugees three years post-arrival in New Zealand. Its aim was twofold - to understand how services have contributed to settlement outcomes or acted as barriers and to understand former...
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Strategies to enhance the well-being of students from refugee backgrounds in universities in Perth, Western Australia

This study was conducted with students from refugee backgrounds who currently attend universities in Western Australia (WA).
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Australian OUR Forum - Project Eucalyptus: collaborate, create and change

This forum sought to build effective collaborations amongst participants, leading to new initiatives to increase access to, participation in, and successful transitions out of higher education, not only for recently resettled refugees in Australia, but also for displaced communities in the region.
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‘School is where you need to be equal and learn’: insights from students of refugee backgrounds on learning and engagement in Victorian secondary schools

This report presents the findings of a research project conducted by the Schools Support Program at Foundation House. This project sought out the insights of students of refugee backgrounds on the barriers and facilitators to learning and engagement at school.
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Speaking out: voices of young people from refugee & asylum seeking backgrounds

The Global Refugee Youth Consultations (GRYC) provided a rare opportunity to consult widely with young people across Australia from refugee or asylum seeking backgrounds. The Global Refugee Youth Consultations (GRYC) provided a rare opportunity to consult widely with young people across Australia from refugee or...
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Speaking up in international discussions on refugee protection

How should we shape the Global Compact on Refugees and what does this mean for states, civil society, refugee and host communities and others? These questions were the focus of international discussions in Geneva in June 2017.
Policy report

Barriers to education for people seeking asylum and refugees on temporary visas

People seeking asylum have constantly expressed to RCOA their keen desire to improve their English and to undertake further education in order to contribute to Australia. There are currently around 30,000 asylum seekers living in Australia who arrived by boat and are waiting to have...
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Improving educational outcomes for students from refugee backgrounds in the South Australian Certificate of Education project

While this project was based on two case study schools, the practices described in the framework can be used by all schools supporting students from refugee backgrounds who are undertaking their senior secondary school certificate of education.
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Carlton community lifelong learning hub project: final report

Liza Hopkins presents the findings of a twelve month research and community development project undertaken for Carlton Primary School. The focus of the research part of the project was on the educational backgrounds and learning needs of the wider school community – parents, grandparents, siblings...