Category Archives: Future Learning Spaces

Inspirational Teachers 

“Education can provide stability, normalcy and hope in a child’s day to day life during a crisis situation which can last for months and years.” (Global Partnership for Education) Often when we think of refugee camps it is in the … Continue reading

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The Displaced

The following video shows the effect  war has had on a boy from Sudan, a boy from the Ukraine and a girl from Syria. The trauma that these children have endured is horrific. “In the morning my mother was gone. … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of Education

Empowerment and Hope  The fundamentals of education within the context of refugees must include education that enables students to reach their full potential, giving them real possibilities in their present and new environments in a compassionate and inclusive manner. Education … Continue reading

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Whole of Syria Education

I wonder what the future holds for the millions of children who are missing out on their education. Although education is a  priority after shelter and food, for many refugees education opportunities do not seem to materialise. There are many … Continue reading

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Teaching Teachers

The length of time children spend in refugee camps can vary, anything from a couple of months up to 17 years.  Therefore it is vital that children are given the opportunities in education in order that they may build a … Continue reading

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“There was no tool we could use to dig her a grave and we left her body laying there as it was”

It is always the face of children that makes human suffering so real. Could you imagine one of your students comforting his/her dying mother on the side of a mountain and then having to leave her there alone, unable to … Continue reading

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Children of Calais

There an estimate 700 to 1000 unaccompanied children in Calais Jungle Camp at present ranging in age from 10 to 17 years old. I look at my Year 4 students, some of whom are 10 and wonder how they could … Continue reading

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