MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION FOR IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES

DATE:

 

LOCATION: Malaga

 

Due to the recent rapidly expanding cultural diversity by the growing increase in the number of immigrants and refugees into education systems in all Europe, school systems are facing strong challenges of multicultural students entering or presently within their school system. The objective of this course is resolving those challenges by increasing the teachers’ awareness of cultural diversity, detecting the needs of the present educational systems when dealing with cultural diversity in schools, developing methods and materials teaching migrant education programs of instruction, concerning the students’ cultural background and adapting lessons to these students’ specific needs, gaining practical ideas on how to apply different communication strategies in different cross-cultural contexts, exploring solutions to the challenges of working with migrants and refugees, and developing a plan for integrating intercultural training into your institutions and classrooms.

OBJECTIVES:

 

Refugee resettlement experience and specific needs of refugee students

Importance of integration of migrant & refugee children in EU societies

Strategies for responding to the effects of trauma

Practical suggestions for your school to have a welcoming environment

Building a community within the classroom

Culturally Responsive Instructional Strategies

Responsive classroom applications for intercultural communication

Practical ways to deal with cultural differences in classroom

Connecting refugee students in school to the local community

Importance of national language acquisition for migrants and refugees

Best practices and policies of national language acquisition across Europe

Other intercultural communication tools

Supplementary activities in and out of the school

Best practices and policies to embrace cultural diversity and integration

Community project development with related stakeholders

Developing a school policy plan for each participant school

PROGRAM
Day 1 Activities
10:00-12:00
12:00-14:00
16:00-20:00
Day 2 Activities
10:00-11:30
11:30-13:00
13:00-14:00
Day 3 Activities
10:00-11:30
11:30-13:00
13:00-14:00
Day 4 Activities
10:00-11:30
11:30-13:00
13:00-14:00
Day 5 Activities
10:00-11:30
11:30-13:00
13:00-14:00
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