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Information, guidance and resources for schools and colleges | City of Sanctuary | Birmingham City Council

Information, guidance and resources for schools and colleges

Support for children and young people from refugee and migrant communities


Web resource

Safe, i.e. children and young people feel safe


Inclusive, i.e. accessible, welcoming, culturally aware

Schools of Sanctuary - https://schools.cityofsanctuary.org/

Refugee Support Network & UNICEF Education for refugee and asylum seeking children: Access & Equality - https://www.unicef.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Access-to-Education-report-PDF.pdf

The Open School Doors (OSD) development programme - http://opendoors.daveharte.com/

Supportive, i.e. academic progression and attainment, personal development and emotional wellbeing

Our Languages ESOL Research Project - http://ourlanguages.co.uk/

Hampshire EMTAS - https://www.hants.gov.uk/educationandlearning/emtas/resources-centre

Birmingham EAL Resource Pages - https://accesstoeducation.birmingham.gov.uk/eal-zone/


Children’s Society Refugee Toolkit - https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/youngcarer/refugee-toolkit/education-and-school

National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum: Refugee and asylum seeker children in UK schools - https://www.naldic.org.uk/eal-teaching-and-learning/outline-guidance/ealrefugee/

Migration Observatory (data and statistics) https://migrationobservatory.ox.ac.uk/