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Journey to Safety

Online educational resource aimed at teachers, focusing on the Kindertransport, asylum seekers and refugees, migration to Britain and oral history. Uses oral history video clips collected from a project in schools. Contains questions and activities for pupils associated with the clips, as well as factsheets, lesson plans and worksheets for use by teachers.

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Globalisation and social work

Links to resources and ideas for teaching globalisation and social work

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Experience of older migrants

This is a poower point created by Greame Simpson and Sue Lawrence that illustrates a typology of older migrants.

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The Golden Bridge. A virtual exhiibtion on child migration from Scotland to Canada

Between 1869 and 1939 over 100,000 children were migrated from the United Kingdom to Canada by British philanthropic organisations. Although they were described — in the parlance of the Victorian era — as ‘orphans, waifs and strays’, in fact around two-thirds had at least one surviving parent and most were from families experiencing extreme poverty. Once they arrived in Canada, the younger children were adopted, the older children committed as indentured labourers. The Scottish philanthropist William Quarrier (1829-1903) through his Orphan Homes of Scotland was involved in the migration of 7,000 of these ‘Home Children’. This is their story.

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This list was generated on Wed Nov 28 03:03:03 2018 GMT.