‘Life’: learning interactively for engagement – meeting the pedagogical needs of students from refugee backgrounds
This project developed innovative teaching and learning programs designed to meet the particular needs of students from refugee backgrounds to engage with university learning.
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).
Students from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds and meaningful participation in higher education: from peripheral to fundamental concern
In this special edition on educational engagement of students from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds, this article highlights how attention to higher education is crucial to understanding and improving their lives.
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.
‘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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
African students from refugee backgrounds in Australian TAFE institutes: a case for transformative learning goals and processes
Investigates the experiences of learning for African students from refugee backgrounds in TAFE institutes Abstract Australian Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutes are perhaps the most heterogeneous of the nation’s educational sectors. However, TAFE institutes’ capacity to provide inclusive education is constrained by their curriculum...