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General training on forced migration

  • Introduction to Schools of Sanctuary/Forced Migration staff training by Kate, Schools and Colleges of Sanctuary lead in Bradford


      • ‘Thank you for the training this evening at Carlton Bolling, it genuinely was fascinating and really meaningful. It gave an overall picture of the current situation around migration and how to be kind and aware of issues facing some people seeking sanctuary in our community and beyond. ’ Teacher, Carlton Bolling
      • ‘Thank you again for delivering the refugee and migration training in our school. Many teachers have commented on how good and informative it was.’ Marketa Moskvikova, EAL lead, Carlton Bolling
      • ‘The most helpful thing I learnt was where to access further resources to support refugee pupils and some of the challenges children face in school.’ Teacher, Lilycroft Primary
      • ‘It was helpful to learn about the support families arriving get in the UK and what we as a school can do to help.’ LSA, St Stephen’s CE Primary
      • ‘I had no idea the UK wasn’t one of the biggest host countries for refugees. The facts and figures were really helpful  – I loved the quiz!’ Teacher, St Stephen’s CE Primary

Helpful short videos giving key definitions:

Classroom practice for supporting refugee students



Trauma-informed practice




  • Bell Foundation – A wide range of relevant training opportunities, including free webinars and supporting resources.
  • NALDIC – The National Subject Association for EAL hosts annual conferences, in addition to regional and thematic interest group meetings, and publishes termly journals aimed at developing expertise of supporting learners with EAL in school.