Primary Education News

9 Jun '14

News How to teach ... Refugee Week

As World Refugee Day and Refugee Week approach, this week's round up of lesson ideas will help teachers explore why many so people are forced to flee their homesLast year the UN High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR) annual Global Trends report said the world was "in the throes of its most serious refugee crisis for almost 20 years".To raise awareness about the issues, Refugee Week runs from Monday 16 June to Sunday 22 June, closely followed by World Refugee Day on Friday 20 June. Both events offer teachers the opportunity to explore why many people around the world are forced to flee their homes in everything from social studies and citizenship to politics and human rights. Continue reading...

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