Help young people gain a better understanding of the humanitarian impact of the refugee crisis.
The discussion ideas, drama activities, photos and a short film will build learners’ empathy for the real people affected by the crisis. Young people will also be encouraged to consider the difference a welcome could make to someone seeking asylum and refuge.
• increase their understanding of the refugee crisis and develop awareness of the personal stories behind the numbers and headlines
• consider how language can change perspectives
• explore emotions and words associated with the idea of feeling welcome and consider the positive impact a welcome could have.
KS3: ages 11-14
Art and design, Drama, English / literacy