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Poster: Student-Centered Learning

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: June 28, 2018
Topic(s): Adult Education
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
Student-centered learning is an educational method that shifts the focus of instruction from the teacher to the student. This poster describes its key qualities and strategies. It is relevant in a variety of educational settings.

Tip Sheet: Tip Sheet for Financial Aid Administrators Working with Refugee and Asylee Students

Author(s): NASFAA
Date: April 9, 2018
Topic(s): Adult Education, Case Management, Financial Capabilities
Refugee and asylee students face unique challenges in their quests to obtain postsecondary education. This tip sheet is designed to help financial aid administrators working with this population with some of the questions they may have processing financial aid for these students

Blog Post: Overcoming the Financial Challenge of Higher Education

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: May 1, 2016
Topic(s): Adult Education, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Financial Capabilities
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
This blog post was written by Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS) and is included as an archived post on the Switchboard blog. Are you one of the 3.8 million college-aged immigrants in the U.S.? Although a college education that may not have been available in your home country is now a possibility, you …

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Tool or Template: Food Service Vocabulary Picture Guide

Author(s): Higher
Date: January 31, 2015
Topic(s): Adult Education, Employment
Subtopic(s): English Language Skills, Job Readiness
These food service vocabulary picture guides were developed by Caritas of Austin, TX and provided to Higher. Service providers can incorporate them into job readiness training, clients can use them to improve their vocational English language skills, and both clients and employers can use them for improving workplace communication. They are laid out in a …

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Tool or Template: Hotel Housekeeping Vocabulary Picture Guide

Author(s): Higher
Date: January 31, 2015
Topic(s): Adult Education, Employment
Subtopic(s): English Language Skills, Job Readiness
These housekeeping vocabulary picture guides were developed by Caritas of Austin, TX and provided to Higher. Service providers can incorporate them into job readiness training, clients can use them to improve their vocational English language skills, and both clients and employers can use them for improving workplace communication. They are laid out in a half-page …

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Toolkit: Refugee Training and Orientation: A Guide and Workbook for Service Providers

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Center
Date: January 30, 2015
Topic(s): Adult Education, Organizational Development
This training-of-trainers (ToT) guide was developed for service providers who work with refugees overseas or domestically to enhance understanding and delivery of orientation and training. The purpose of this guide is to provide new trainers, experienced trainers, and supervisors with a comprehensive tool that can be used to enhance the design and delivery of refugee …

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Guide: Resource Guide for Serving Refugees with Disabilities

Author(s): USCRI
Date: July 30, 2007
Topic(s): Adult Education, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness, Employment, Housing
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing, Employment Rights
This guide includes checklists, tips, and further resources for use by refugee service providers working with disabled clients, including older refugees. It covers adults and children with disabilities as well as housing, employment, transportation, and social services considerations.