The latest issue of the Association of Women Educators’ journal, Redress, is a special issue on Refugee Education.
“The edition includes insights from educators and those working with refugees as well as personal and compelling stories from refugees themselves. The impact of relocation under difficult circumstances can only be truly understood by those who have experienced it and we are grateful for the people who have been honest and open in sharing their story. The importance of education and the role it can play to bring hope and a better future to young people is a recurring theme. The role of teachers and especially their ongoing support can’t be underestimated. The contribution they make to individuals is confirmed through these personal reflections.”
The articles in Redress include-
- COLLECTIVE ACTION FOR ADVOCATING FOR BETTER EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND OUTCOMES FOR STUDENTS FROM FORCED MIGRATION BACKGROUNDS: EPISTEMIC COMMUNITIES AND AN IMPERATIVE TO CARE by Sally Baker, Chair, Refugee Education Special Interest Group; University of New South Wales and members of the Refugee Education Special Interest Group: Sally Morgan, Monash University; Meera Varadharajan, University of New South Wales; Lesley Cioccarelli, Canberra Institute of Technology; Elena Killiakova, Independent Researcher; Karen Dunwoodie, Deakin University
- YOUNG PEOPLE SEEKING ASYLUM: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITIES AND ACCESS by Sally Morgan
- TRAPPED IN PROTECTED REFUGEE CAMPS: ‘PLEASE HELP ME TO SURVIVE’ by Suban Kumar Chowdhury, Anne Keary and Eisuke Saito
- I WISH THEY WERE LIKE YOU: REFLECTIONS OF A STUDENT FROM A REFUGEE BACKGROUND by Ali Hazara and Karen Dunwoodie
- GIVING BACK, PAYING FORWARD: LESSONS LEARNED FROM RESEARCHING WITH CHILDREN AND YOUTH FROM REFUGEE BACKGROUNDS by Jane Wilkinson, Faculty of Education, Monash University and Mervi Kaukko, Faculty of Education and Culture, Tampere University
- ‘EVERYTHING’S ABOUT ENGLISH…’ ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE AS A DIAGNOSIS OF DEFICIT FOR STUDENTS FROM REFUGEE BACKGROUNDS by Melanie Baak and Emily Miller
- A COHESIVE SOCIETY: OUR FUTURE DEPENDS ON IT by Adele Rice AM and colleagues
- A DREAM LIFE IN MY SECOND HOME by Samira Mohammadzadegan
Plus a lot more. Click here to have a look!