Promoting diversity and enhancing learning opportunities for refugee students in postgraduate education

Conference paper


Dona, G. and Fàbos, Anita 2006. Promoting diversity and enhancing learning opportunities for refugee students in postgraduate education. Curriculum Innovation for Diversity Symposium. Higher Education Academy. pp. 1-7
AuthorsDona, G. and Fàbos, Anita
TypeConference paper
Abstract

The refugee phenomenon has become an issue of world importance, affecting vast numbers of peoples who find themselves victims of displacement and exclusion. The MA and Postgraduate Diploma in Refugee Studies was set up in 1996 at the University of East London as a joint inter-school initiative (Social Sciences, Law and Cultural Studies) to investigate the causes of forced migration, the ethical and legal issues involved, the impact upon individuals and refugee communities, and the implications for the wider society.

KeywordsRefugee Students; higher education
Year2006
ConferenceCurriculum Innovation for Diversity Symposium
PublisherHigher Education Academy
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Deposited22 Apr 2010
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10552/750
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Doná, G. and Fábos, A. (2006) ‘Promoting diversity and enhancing learning opportunities for refugee students in postgraduate education’, Published Proceedings from the Curriculum Innovation for Diversity Symposium, Higher Education Academy, 1-7..

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