Scotland has pioneering approach to supporting refugee children

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From the Scottish Refugee Council yesterday:

Research being presented today in Glasgow shows that Glasgow Clyde College is leading the way in educating young people who have been trafficked or arrived in Scotland alone seeking asylum….On average, five children arrive in Scotland every month who have been trafficked or are seeking asylum, according to the Scottish Guardianship Service who currently work with over 200 young people….Today, new research will be presented in Glasgow which documents what has been learnt through the 16+ESOL project, the specific needs of separate children, and compares this research against international practice. Scotland has a pioneering approach to supporting separated children, thanks to tireless work by the Scottish Guardianship Service and Glasgow Clyde College.

http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/news_and_events/news/3484_towards_best_practice_in_educating_separated_children

Earlier related reports here:

No myths here as Scotland demonstrates its welcome for refugees

May 9, 2018

Scotland rehomes 2 000 Syrian refugees three years early

December 18, 2017

Scotland takes nearly 26% of Syrian refugees settled in UK with only 8% of the UK population

July 25, 2017

Why Scotland’s welcome for 1000 Syrian refugees should be a matter for pride but still kept in context

September 11, 2016

Refugees: The Kindness of Our Ancestors

June 8, 2016

Published by johnrobertson834

Retired Professor of Media Politics Not-for-profit independent political analysis

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