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Supporting Migrant Students During Lockdown: Community Responses

Event date
Thursday, 18 March, 2021
Event time
14:00 to 17:00
Event Type
Online event
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This is the second in a series of partnership events organised by icPSP (International Centre for Public and Social Policy, University of Nottingham) and NIESR (National Institute of Economic and Social Research).

During the event we will disseminate findings from ongoing international research on Covid-19 and school closures, and particularly on what the impact has been for newly arrived migrants in the UK and across Europe.

We will then go into a broad discussion exploring how NGOs, community organisations and local practitioners have worked with migrant and refugee pupils/students, their families and schools, and how best they can support them in the coming months. Attendees will be invited to participate in the discussion and to share their experiences and practice.

Who is this workshop for?

This webinar is focused on disseminating learning and best practice from NGOs and community projects across the UK and Europe . As such, it is suitable for:

  • NGOs working with young migrants and refugees and/or supporting education at primary and secondary school level
  • Community-based education practitioners
  • EAL and Ethnic Minority Achievement officers from the Third and Public Sector

If you would like to take part in the workshop but are unsure whether the content would be suitable for you, please email us on events [at] niesr.ac.uk

This event is supported by funding from the ESRC and the Social Policy Association (SPA). This is the second event in a series on Supporting Newly Arrived Migrants During Lockdown in collaboration with the University of Nottingham. The first event focused on disseminating learning and best practice from schools practitioners across Europe. The third event will take an academic perspective and will be open to researchers.

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