Welcoming Ukrainian Students in Schools – 29th November 2022.
Presenters from Refugee Education UK present on the background educational and displacement contexts of Ukrainian students before outlining practical strategies schools should adopt to best support them, and all students with forced displacement backgrounds.
An Introduction to Schools of Sanctuary – 11th October 2022
In the first event of the year, Schools of Sanctuary Coordinator, Megan, give a half an hour overview of the programme, how to become a School of Sanctuary and offers some top tips for beginning the process and bringing the application together. The presentation includes contributions from a Sanctuary Ambassador and recently awarded School of Sanctuary.
End of Year School of Sanctuary Celebration – 5th July 2022
To celebrate a year with unprecedented growth in the Schools of Sanctuary network, this event aimed to share and celebrate some inspiring efforts and innovative activities that schools have developed in order to be awarded one of the newest Schools of Sanctuary. Read the blog post here: A year of INSPIRING Schools of Sanctuary achievements.
Not to be missed!
School as a Place of Healing – 12th May 2022
CoS UK and Refugee Week partnered with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and the National Education Union (NEU) to offer this online event giving an overview of how to support the wellbeing of students from sanctuary seeking backgrounds.
Supporting Afghan Students in Schools – 3rd November 2021
CoS UK and Refugee Education UK partnered to provide this event outlining the potential challenges facing newly arrived Afghan students and offering practical strategies schools/teachers can adopt to overcome them.
How local authorities can promote welcome and sanctuary in schools – 14th September 2021
The CoS UK Local Authority network organised an event in order for members to learn more about how local authorities can support and promote the Schools of Sanctuary Stream within the schools in their area. A full summary and the powerpoints used is available here.
Family event for Refugee Week with Michael Rosen & Sita Brahmachari – 17th June 2021
In this event for Refugee Week, co-hosted with Counterpoint Arts with support from BookTrust, Michael and Sita shared extracts from some of their books about migration whilst answering questions from the audience. For more details see here.
Refugee Week at your School – 6th May 2021
An event hosted by Refugee Week and Schools of Sanctuary UK to share ideas, activities and resources for schools to recognise and celebrate Refugee Week 2021. A summary of the event with links to the resources discussed is available here.