This ebooklet provides a brief overview of the various issues that may present when working with refugees and a wide range of strategies teachers and other school professionals can use to assist the child in the classroom. Relevant strategies can also be easily adapted to be included in student’s Individual Learning Plans and in the recommendations section of psychologist’s reports.

These strategies are designed for use with students in primary and junior secondary schools.

  • Working with parents or carers to support the child's learning
  • In the classroom
  • Behaviour management and discipline
  • If the child exhibits agitated behaviour, irritability or anger outbursts
  • If the child talks to you about a traumatic event from their past
  • If the child talks to you about a recent event that may be considered abuse or neglect