It's Complex! Working with Students of Refugee Backgrounds K-12


This 2-day professional learning course provides an introduction and exploration of issues around the teaching of students of refugee backgrounds. It is based on research conducted for the NSW Teachers Federation and documented in the report It’s Complex (2019). The first day focuses on developing a conceptual language for understanding the experiences of refugee students in a culturally complex, globalised world. The second day applies this understanding as it examines the diverse needs of these students: educational, institutional, linguistic, social and the implications of these for teachers and schools.