How gardens make children feel empowered in togetherness
How gardens make children feel empowered in togetherness Intercultural gardens as green bridges: Transferability of good practices from Horizon 2020’s MATILDE to REFUGE-ED. By Vanina Ninova with contribution of the REFUGE-ED Bulgarian team. The 74th "Gotse Delchev"...
Reversed visit – unaccompanied minors at the UAB
Unaccompanied minors visiting the Autonomous University of BarcelonaNormally, the REFUGE-ED research teams leave their normal place of work to go to the pilot sites. But on the 22nd June, the roles were reversed in Barcelona as a group of ten unaccompanied minors aged...
REFUGE-ED in Greece
Reading ancient Greek myths in GreeceThe children in second grade of the 2nd Elementary School in Renti, Greece are reading about the hero Odysseus from the ancient Greek myth. They are not reading about him in a children’s story book about Greek mythology. They are...
Co-creating academic success, wellbeing and a sense of belonging
Co-creating academic success, wellbeing and a sense of belongingCo-creation is a central concept in the REFUGE-ED project. It is a methodological framework that ensures engagement of all actors in implementation and fosters reflection and learning across interventions...
Finally togetherCOVID-19 has done its best to make collaboration in the REFUGE-ED consortium difficult. In late March we finally managed come together physically for the first time since the project began. The Autonomous University of Barcelona hosted the meeting, and...
Informed consent explained in three minutes
Explaining the research process and consent is important. In REFUGE-ED we supplement the official requirements with easily understood methods.
Press release: REFUGE-ED will improve academic performance, emotional wellbeing and social integration for refugee children and unaccompanied minors.
REFUGE-ED will improve academic performance, emotional wellbeing and social integration for refugee children and unaccompanied minors.
Education, mental wellbeing and belonging are essential for children’s development. Refugees and asylum seekers are no exception. For them, even more is at stake: their chance to become integrated into their new country and community. REFUGE-ED Flyer
Identifying effective mental health and psychosocial support practices
“It’s a jungle out there” is a phrase familiar to many educators – sometimes thinking of the situation in the playground, but often of the massive amount of teaching materials, approaches, systems, and traditions suggesting different ways to increase the academic success, well-being, and social belonging of their students. Identifying the most effective of these practices can be a challenge.
Busting myths in education leads to better results
Busting myths in education leads to better results In education, practice is too often based on myths and assumptions – “edumyths rather than scientific evidence leading to low quality teaching. But when edumyths are replaced by scientific evidence of social impact,...