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E-learning: Supporting Refugee Students with Interrupted or Limited Formal Education (SLIFE)

Author(s): Carey Institute
Date: October 1, 2020
Topic(s): Adult Education, Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, English Language Skills
This course is designed for classroom teachers working with SLIFE and/or refugee youth, mentors, coaches, administrators, or teacher preparation program professors working with teachers of refugees. It will take, on average, 4-6 hours to move through each self-paced, asynchronous micro-course. There is no direct facilitation, but there are opportunities to reflect and share resources. The …

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Guide: Overcoming Barriers to Adult Education: Strengths-based Strategies for Effective Enrollment and Retention

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 6, 2019
Topic(s): Adult Education, Digital Inclusion, Employment, Financial Capabilities
Subtopic(s): English Language Skills, Job Readiness
Education and learning are important to all people striving to attain their goals life. For refugees and other ORR-eligible adults, it is essential to rebuilding a stable and fulfilling life in the United States. As such, many organizations that serve refugees are striving to help their adult clients continue their education, including English Language Proficiency …

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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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