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John Fischetti

John Fischetti

John Fischetti is Professor, Pro Vice-Chancellor of the College of Human and Social Futures, University of Newcastle

Refugee students struggle with displacement and trauma. Here are 3 ways schools can help them belong

There are thousands of refugee children in Australian schools. Traumatic experiences forced their families to flee their original countries and impede their adaptation to their new country and their learning. The article sketches ways that schools can support refugee children: welcome them, help the staff understand trauma, get to know students, their families, their situation,

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