The Distance We Have Travelled…

A teaching resource about refugees

KS2: ages 7-11KS3: ages 11-14Book

This resource is based on interviews with refugees living in Manchester, about their experiences of flight and starting a new life in Britain. The booklet provides:

  • An introduction to refugee issues
  • Profiles of featured countries (Somalia, Afghanistan and Kurdistan) which look at some of the reasons conflict has occurred
  • Mini-biographies and personal testimonies from the refugees
  • A series of worksheets to explore the material with.

Worksheets look at the refugee experience, writing biographies and the declaration of human rights. Exercises are straightforward and can be used a springboard into further work, based on the provided testimonies.


Items available

    • Book (£7.50)
    • Discounts available for schools in Manchester and Greater Manchester.
    • ISBN: 9780954287450
    • Visit website
    • No. of pages: 56

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Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust

3rd Floor, Manchester Central Library, St Peter’s Square

ManchesterM2 5PD
Website: Visit websitePhone: 0161 275 2920

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