• Young asylum seekers ‘face blanket study ban’ The Guardian 8 April 2018

    This article by Maeve McClenaghan highlights an important issue affecting the education of young asylum seekers. Colleagues in the FE sector have expressed great concern for the well-being and prospects for success of asylum seekers who access their adult provision. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/apr/08/young-asylum-seekers-education-ban 

  • Put away your British accents: Farsi Taster session @FoE

    Twenty students and staff from the Faculty of Education volunteered for a Farsi taster session this week. Our teachers were two refugee volunteers from Iran, supported by West Lancs CVS. As new learners we were told to ‘Put away your British accents’. Working in small groups, the trainees and staff enjoyed the opportunity to hear about…