We implement preventive psychosocial interventions in a school setting to promote adolescents’ mental and social well-being.
RefugeesWellSchool is a European funded Horizon2020 project carried out by seven different partners in six European countries (Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium and the United Kingdom).
Collaborating with schools through interventions that work on social support and cohesion.Tell me more
To better understand the influence preventive programmes can have in a school context the RefugeesWellSchool project evaluates the effectiveness and implementation processes of a set of school-based interventions for adolescent newcomers.
An important aspect of the RefugeesWellSchool project is the dissemination of the materials and results of the implementation and study.
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RefugeesWellSchool and MedLitRefYouth projects in HORIZON
Schools and media literacy critical for teen refugees’ social wellbeing A quarter of the migrants and refugees who entered Europe last year were children, while nearly 15,000 refugee children were resettled here – mostly in the UK, France and Sweden. Helping these teenagers to feel socially supported is crucial to their wellbeing and creating […]
Classroom drama workshop – London
RefugeesWellSchool (RWS) researchers in the UK (Professor Charles Watters and Emma Soye) have just completed the ‘classroom drama’ intervention in an East London secondary school. The classroom drama workshop aims to provide social support to young people through creative expression relating to themes of migration and diversity. Supported by a classroom teacher, drama therapists run […]
How a School Setting Can Generate Social Capital for Young Refugees: Qualitative Insights from a Folk High School in Denmark
Many of the refugees who have recently arrived in Denmark and other European countries are young people. In order to support refugee youth, it is important to understand how institutions and initiatives in the receiving countries may best facilitate their social inclusion.
First meeting of the RefugeesWellSchool European Stakeholders Committee
All members of the committee do groundbreaking research on refugee and migrant children in Europe and the world and offered important insights and guidance for the RefugeesWellSchool project.