Educational Needs and Experiences of Refugee Children in Scotland

Mcbride, M., Lowden, K. , Chapman, C. and Watson, N. (2018) Educational Needs and Experiences of Refugee Children in Scotland. Project Report. What Works Scotland.

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Abstract

Schools have an essential role to play in the settlement both of the children and their families. The aim of this project was to explore how refugee children have experienced education since their arrival in Scotland. What Works Scotland, in collaboration with Save the Children, carried out the research between July 2017 and February 2018 in four local authorities across Scotland: Aberdeenshire Council, Glasgow City Council, Edinburgh City Council, and North Lanarkshire Council. The findings look at refugree children’s experiences of education in Scotland, their educational needs, what provision and support is in place across the different areas and how well they work together. The report ends with recommendations for relevant services and the Scottish Government, based on the research findings and evidence from the existing literature.

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Project Report)
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Watson, Professor Nicholas and Lowden, Mr Kevin and Chapman, Professor Christopher and Mcbride, Dr Maureen
Authors: Mcbride, M., Lowden, K., Chapman, C., and Watson, N.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > General Practice and Primary Care
College of Social Sciences > School of Education
Publisher:What Works Scotland
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