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Supporting International Students from Countries Dealing with Trauma

When traumatic events occur in the home countries of their international students, international student advisers on U.S. campuses spring into action. While there is nothing they can do about the events abroad - political upheavals, natural disasters...
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Tips on Refugee Youth College Preparation

College preparation programs help refugee youth to develop the skills, knowledge, confidence, and aspirations they need to enroll in higher education. (1) It is important for refugee youth to understand the role of completing high school and...
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Cultural Orientation Resource Center - Tools for Trainers

The Cultural Orientation Resource Center has developed a variety of tools that trainers can use throughout the process of designing and delivering refugee orientation. This link includes 16 materials to help trainers, including "Refugee Training and...
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Cultural Orientation Resource Center - Orientation Toolkit for Refugees

The Cultural Orientation Resource Center has developed a wide variety of orientation materials for use with refugees, including the Welcome to the United States: A Guidebook for Refugees and DVD (or Welcome Set), Making Your Way: An R&P Orientation...
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Why Do People Migrate? Facts

Migration often makes headlines; it’s become a key issue of politicians worldwide. But what is the reality of migration? This course will introduce you to key challenges of irregular migration and asylum seeking worldwide. You’ll look at key cases...
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Teaching for Success: Practices for English Language Teaching

This British Council program will help English language teachers understand and plan their own professional development needs and share their experience with other teachers around the world. Taken in any order, the three courses will equip any...
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Improve Your Intercultural Competence

Good intercultural communication and an understanding of cultural differences are now critical for professionals, especially those part of global networks. In this course not only will you develop the skills and acquire the knowledge needed to meet...
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Health in Humanitarian Crises

Humanitarian crises due to armed conflict, natural disasters, disease outbreaks and other hazards are a major and growing contributor to ill-health and vulnerability worldwide, and their continuing effects on health and health systems can undermine...
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Volunteering with Refugees

This course is designed to give volunteers an understanding of the backgrounds, current situations and needs of refugees from a wide range of contexts. The course provides strategies and techniques for supporting the diverse needs of refugees and has...
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Introduction to Enhancing Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

This course provides an introduction to approaches and methods used to evaluate and enhance your teaching, and your students’ learning. The key question we answer is “How do you know you are doing a good job?”. In this course we will help you to...
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