Tuesday, 7 October 2008

Assessment will be threefold (Students will need to pass all three assessments):
Oral presentation/Seminars – students will lead a session on agreed topic. : 10%
Either (a) A written report for an MP on ONE key issue affecting the education of refugees, or (b) Response to the 2004 Home Office Integration Strategy. 500 words – Week 6 – 10%
An essay - 4,000 words - 80 % Students will choose a refugee community in London and research the educational issues affecting that community, linking broader theories about forced migration to the particular community - Week 15

ESSENTIAL READING
Rutter, J (2006) Refugee Children in the UK OU Press
(Anything by Jill Rutter, who designed this module and works for the Home Office.)

LAST REFUGE BLOG
We have an on-line space – a blog – in which you can share ideas and post drafts of your writing. We will invite you to join 7th Oct – Week 2. j.connor@londonmet.ac.uk will need EMAIL addresses from you for entry purposes.

COURSE OUTLINE
1: Introduction to module, to IBL & Free writing. Planned coverage of module contents.

Weeks 2-4 and later: It was agreed that we would cover the following:
Writing specialist to take forward the writing already initiated with the Free write – nb former student presenting week three – have your questions ready
Support with research methods
Input on RAGU (Refugee Advice & Guidance Unit) – week four

Your sessions start week five – be ready!

And remember – if you cannot make your session – you have to arrange a swop!
Sandra Sinfield
s.sinfield@londonmet.ac.uk
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