As seen on IATEFL Glasgow - BRITISH COUNCIL SIGNATURE EVENT 2017
When we are in trouble ... do we ask for help?
Are we maybe stubborn or proud?
Do we keep ourselves to ourselves?
After watching this event, I have placed the British Council "Language for Resilience" in my to-do/read list with priority.
"The report examines the role that language can play in enhancing the resilience of Syrian refugees and host communities"
Here below some screen-shots that I found most interesting:
Some questions that stuck with me as the five panelists "shared their thoughts on the role of language in enhancing the resilience of individuals and communities affected by crisis".
- Can resilience always be developed even if a child is emotionally destroyed?
- What enhances resilience?
- Can resilience be transformative not only for children, but parents and teachers?
An on-going challenge: Educating Refugees Children who are vulnerable children with very many different needs.
English matters, English open doors, gives hopes to children and even might save lives.
Let's change profile/branding/labelling of refugees ... it concerns all global citizens.
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