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Refugee youth

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Key tensions in refugee education

Globally, education is in crisis, with steep inequities, low learning outcomes, irrelevant content and ineffective learning and teaching strategies in many settings. This paper is intended for refugee education donors, policy-makers and implementers, and aims to inform policy dialogue.
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People from refugee and asylum seeking backgrounds: an open access annotated bibliography (4th edition)

This 4th edition of an open access annotated bibliography has been curated by a collective of scholars who share an interest in the impacts of forced migration on people from refugee, asylum seeking and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) migrant backgrounds.
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Settlement interrupted: the lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on newly arrived young people in Victoria

This report illustrates how the extended lockdowns of 2020 and 2021, and the broader pandemic, have presented significant interruptions to the settlement process, with implications for young people’s longer-term participation and wellbeing.
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Refugee education in Australian secondary schools: an overview of current practices

This report outlines findings from an Australian study of school practices which aimed to promote the wellbeing and academic development of refugee students.
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Intergenerational refugee aspirations and academic success: from uncertain pasts to promising futures

This report offers significant insights into the research on intergenerational aspirations of refugee-background families. It highlights the important role of parents in fostering the educational success of their children and their subsequent development as accomplished, confident and respectful young adults.
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Making policy together: reflections from the NSW Refugee Youth Policy Initiative

This report, prepared by Sydney Policy Lab researchers for Multicultural NSW, offers insights on how to better enable young refugees to directly influence the development of the public policies that shape their lives.
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Locked down and locked out?

During the March-April 2020 lockdown period, the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) interviewed 41 young people from 17 different cultural backgrounds, connected with their 'Employment Empowers' program. The findings outlined in this report provide a snapshot of the experiences of young people from refugee and...
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Evaluation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse teen and youth mental health first aid

This project reports on the evaluation of the teen and Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) programs that were developed and delivered to be responsive to youth from CALD background. In addition to resettlement challenges such as discrimination, low English proficiency and acculturation, exposure to...
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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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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.
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State of the nation: Refugees and people seeking asylum in Australia

The world is in the midst of an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. Yet Australia’s approach in recent years has been to punish people seeking asylum, while increasing the numbers of refugees it resettles. This contrasting approach threatens the long and proud history Australia has of successful...
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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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Powerhouse radio show: finding solutions to resettlement challenges through a pilot radio project

This working paper focuses on how engagement in media production, through a community radio project, can assist in the settlement experiences of young people of refugee background.
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World youth report 2013: youth & migration

The literature on youth migration and its development impact in countries of origin and destination is sparse. This report attempts to fill this gap and offers a comprehensive account of the life experiences of young migrants.
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Adolescent and young refugee perspectives on psychosocial well-being

This project examined psychosocial well-being from the perspective of refugee adolescents in four government schools in Perth, Western Australia.