Refugee Adult Education: Improving Participation, Partnerships, and Program Design

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This webinar was presented by Erica Bouris, Senior Technical Advisor, Economic Empowerment at the IRC. 

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to: 

  • Identify the main challenges to adult education access for refugees, with a special focus on women and refugees who are already in the workforce;
  • Identify client level strategies and organizational level strategies to address barriers to access for individuals participating in adult education programs;
  • Name three ways in which community-based organizations and adult education providers can work together to develop and deliver responsive, accessible, high-quality programming that supports adult learners in integration and self-sufficiency; and
  • Name new ideas for ways you can fund high quality adult education programming.

Navigate this webinar with the timestamps listed below: 

0:00 – Introduction to Switchboard

2:10 – Introduction to Speakers and Webinar Objectives

5:13 – Barriers to Accessing Adult Education Programs

13:09 – Overcoming Barriers: Individual Strategies

22:12 – Overcoming Barriers: Organizational Strategies

38:20 – Refugee Service Provider and Adult Education Provider Collaboration

47:38 – Funding Innovative Adult Education Programs

52:19 – Recommended Resources

53:52 – Q&A

 

Topic(s): Adult Education
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Resource Type: Archived Webinar
Date: December 11, 2019
Language(s): English
Target Audience(s): Service Provider
Author(s): Switchboard

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