This resource is designed to assist educators to:

  • Develop a well-rounded understanding of the circumstances of newly arrived Afghan students and their families and the challenges they may face as they seek to adapt to the British education system
  • Better understand the Afghan educational systems and likely educational experiences of students
  • Increase awareness of the warning signs of trauma responses that students may exhibit
  • Offer core considerations in working with students and their families
  • Offer key skills and strategies that may be helpful in working with students and families
  • Provide links to more information and resources