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Refugees – Learning about…

Learning about…. Resources and web-links for the classroom 

Syria – Third Space
schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/classroom-resources/list/syria-third-space

Syria: Third Space is an exhibition of new work by Syrian artists. This resource pack provides activities to encourage pupils to look really closely at some of the exhibits, and to provide creative and thought provoking responses to them.

Schools of Sanctuary – Giving a warm welcome
www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources/schools-of-sanctuary

This Oxfam resource enables learners to think about why refugees leave their homes, what challenges they face, how welcoming the UK is to those seeking asylum and our fundamental human rights.

Over, Under, Sideways, Down
webapps.redcross.org.uk/RefugeeWeekComic

A graphic novel by Karrie Fransman that charts the highs and lows of a young refugee’s journey to the UK. It tells the moving life story of Ebrahim, who fled Iran in fear of his life when he was 15 years old.

Everyone, Everywhere
www.amnesty.org.uk/resources/teaching-pack-everyone-everywhere-human-rights-secondary-school

This cross-curricular teachers’ pack contains eight Amnesty lesson plans to teach about aspects of human rights, including refugees.  They can be stand-alone or used in planning themed or drop-down days across the school. The accompanying CD-ROM contains all the resources together.

Living Together Refugee Pack
https://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/sites/so/files/files/Living%20Together%20-%20Refugee%20Education%20Pack(3).pdf

A scheme of work on the theme of Refugees, with student and teacher resources and teacher guidance.