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Teachers like you can make a real difference for refugee children. Your support can help refugee children become more resilient. Augeo would like to help you provide this support. In cooperation with refugee children, their parents and Dutch experts in the field, we therefore developed, at our own costs, an online course for you and other primary education staff. In this course you will learn how you can help refugee children. 

In this course ‘providing support to refugee children’ you will first learn about:

  • the consequences of chronic stress
  • how to support children so that they feel safe and are able to focus on learning again. 

Besides this introduction on chronic stress & resilience, this online course also consists of 6 sections. These sections can be followed separately. Besides theory, they include many practical exercises and tips. These 6 sections cover various aspects:

  1. Increasing a sense of safety
  2. Stimulating relationships
  3. Managing emotions
  4. Managing behaviour
  5. Involving parents
  6. Taking care of children & yourself

You can practise your skills with:

  • activities
  • animations 
  • stories told by refugee children reflecting on their time at school.

The hundreds of Dutch teachers who followed the course so far are very enthusiastic. They feel that that the online course matches everyday experience and it makes them better equipped to support refugee children.

The course ‘providing support to refugee children’ is now also available in English and German.

Contact us if you are interested in making the online course ‘providing support to refugee children’ available in another language or in case of any other questions about this course.

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