LU.3. VALUES FOR SCHOOL LEADERS AND TEACHERS WORKING WITH FAMILIES FROM MIGRANT BACKGROUND
The aim of this unit is to promote equity, diversity and diversity among school leaders, family learning managers and community-based educators working with families from migrant backgrounds for more successful learning of their children at school and to reduce inequality of school outcomes/the attainment gap.
By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
- Explain how factors such as gender, ethnicity, migration and parents’ economic status can affect children’s attainment at school
- Identify relevant national legislation in relation to equal opportunity, anti-discrimination and/or international human rights conventions affecting the education of children at school from migrant background
- Address communication issues between schools and families from migrant backgrounds
- Promote school partnerships with individuals and organisations that can help the school promote diversity and inclusion through family learning and raise attainment of migrant children at school
The practical activities for this Learning Unit can be accessed here.
- Lectures 9
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 7 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 12
- Certificate No
- Assessments Yes
- Learning Unit 3 – Introduction
- Factors impacting migrant children’s attainment at school
- What are the challenges and the causes for these challenges?
- Relevant Legislation affecting education of children from migrant backgrounds at school
- Social communication issues between schools and families
- How can schools address communication and inclusion issues?
- Steps for establishing personalised communications with all parents
- Test LU.3
- Additional Resources