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Fox, Alison; Baker, Sally; Charitonos, Koula; Jack, Victoria; Moser-Mercer, Barbara – British Educational Research Journal, 2020
The rising numbers of forcibly displaced peoples on the move globally, and the challenges with providing access to education, reflect the shifting and complex times that we live in. Even though there has been a proliferation in educational research in the context of forced migration, in line with the increasing number of forced migrants, there has…
Descriptors: Refugees, Migration, Researchers, Research Methodology
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Velasco Leon, Azucena; Campbell, Marilyn – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2020
The increasing tendency of immigration and forced migration practices around the world has made countries' populations culturally and linguistically diverse. Australia is considered one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. Consequently, the proportion of school-aged children with different culture and language is also increasing.…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Immigration, Cultural Differences, English (Second Language)
Golestaneh, Hamideh – ProQuest LLC, 2015
In this phenomenological study, thematic analysis was used to gain a better understanding of the lived experience of six Iranian-Americans who migrate Iran for safety and a better life. The researcher assessed the participants' journey phase by phase, to get a deeper understanding of the phenomenon. Overall, emigrating from Iran had both negative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Immigrants, Phenomenology
Schnitzler, Carly – Geography Teacher, 2020
This lesson plan positions students as part of a group of four to six, tasked with creating publicly accessible resources that tell the human stories of climate change. Groups are asked to create an ArcGIS Story Map combining natural scientific research on climate change (CO2 emissions, sea level rise, species extinction, etc.) with social…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Story Telling, Maps
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Shapiro, Shawna; MacDonald, Michael T. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2017
This article examines how a refugee-background student of Somali Bantu heritage employs linguistic resources to make sense of his experience with forced migration, resettlement, and formal education. Much of the educational research on refugee-background students (and other groups of English learners) propagates a deficit orientation in which…
Descriptors: Refugees, Resistance (Psychology), Personal Narratives, Experience
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Kirk, Jackie – Gender and Education, 2010
Drawing on narrative data from women teachers in a refugee camp in northern Ethiopia, this article explores how women's lived experiences of being teachers in a very local context are shaped within and against globalised geographies. Particular attention is paid to the forces of forced migration, to the complexities of local-global economies and…
Descriptors: Females, Research Methodology, Foreign Countries, Social Environment
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Webb, Sue; Dunwoodie, Karen; Wilkinson, Jane – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2019
Transnational migration, especially the growth of forced migration is unsettling the literature on widening access to university education. Equity definitions and understandings that frame social inclusion have presumed stable domestic populations within nations and targeted redressing historic internal social inequalities. Refugees and people…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Access to Education, Refugees
Anderson, Vivienne, Ed.; Johnson, Henry, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
This multidisciplinary collection examines the connections between education, migration and translation across school and higher education sectors, and a broad range of socio-geographical contexts. Organised around the themes of knowledge, language, mobility, and practice, it brings together studies from around the world to offer a timely critique…
Descriptors: Immigration, Interdisciplinary Approach, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Dryden-Peterson, Sarah; Adelman, Elizabeth; Bellino, Michelle J.; Chopra, Vidur – Sociology of Education, 2019
This article explores the understood purposes of refugee education at global, national, and school levels. To do so, we focus on a radical shift in global policy to integrate refugees into national education systems and the processes of vernacularization accompanying its widespread implementation. We use a comparative case study approach; our…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Refugees, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Mandel, Kinga Magdolna – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2020
Introduction: In the presented article, we are looking for the solutions and challenges of homeschooling in terms of further education and labour market inclusion. Purpose: The purpose of the paper is to discuss the conceptual framework of a research-initiative on homeschooling. What are the consequences? Because of a lack of adequate state…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Home Schooling, Compulsory Education, Labor Market
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Miller, Emily; Ziaian, Tahereh; Esterman, Adrian – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2018
Schools have the potential for significant impact on the lives of Australian students with a refugee background. Many of these young people speak at least one language other than English, have previous histories of interrupted schooling or have experienced trauma during times of displacement and forced migration. Combined with the further…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Educational Experience, Literature Reviews
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Edgeworth, Kathryn – Critical Studies in Education, 2015
In global times, when the forced migration of refugees from war-torn countries like Sudan impacts the demography of once ethnically homogenous schooling spaces, I consider the need to better understand the geographical making of racism. This article explores the lived experience of two newly arrived Sudanese students studying at a rural high…
Descriptors: Whites, Racial Bias, Foreign Countries, Refugees
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Ahmad, Kham Sila; Armarego, Jocelyn; Sudweeks, Fay – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2017
Aim/Purpose: To develop a framework for utilizing Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) to assist non-native English migrant women to acquire English vocabulary in a non-formal learning setting. Background: The women in this study migrated to Australia with varied backgrounds including voluntary or forced migration, very low to high levels of…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Denov, Myriam; Bryan, Catherine – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2012
Similar to refugees in general, independent child migrants are frequently constructed in academic and popular discourse as passive and powerless or as untrustworthy and potentially threatening. Such portrayals fail to capture how these youth actively navigate the complex experiences of forced migration. Drawing on interviews with independent child…
Descriptors: Risk, Foreign Countries, Migrants, Refugees
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Geres, Koreen – TESL Canada Journal, 2016
English as an Additional Language (EAL) teachers often become the trusted confidants of students who experienced forced migration. Although teachers are not typically trained to be counsellors or encouraged to take that role, what they do in the classroom can have a great influence on their students' well-being (Pipher, 2002). In fact, teachers…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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