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Introduction to Week 1

Monica, Lead Educator introduces week 1 of the course.

Welcome to the start of our course ‘Volunteering with Refugees’. This course will provide you with information and strategies to help you support refugees.

In the first week of the course we’ll look at the diverse backgrounds and needs of refugees and the different contexts in which refugees are learning or using English.

In Week 2 we’ll take a closer look at possible barriers to learning, and consider some affective factors that you need to be aware of when working with refugees. You’ll also learn how to use a specific lesson framework to provide learning support.

In Week 3 we’ll look at resources you can use, and consider some practical strategies and techniques for helping learners to improve their confidence in using English.

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