Caring for Children Moving Alone: Protecting Unaccompanied and Separated Children
University of Strathclyde
  • Start Date: 02 Sep, 2019
  • 6 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Learn about unaccompanied and separated refugee and migrant children.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Introduction

Introduction Video

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Learn about unaccompanied and separated refugee and migrant children


This course is about the care and protection of unaccompanied and separated refugee and migrant children who are moving across and between countries. This course will provide an understanding of the risks and vulnerabilities these children face. It will inform the improvement of policy, practice and delivery of support services that uphold children’s rights and meet their best interests. The course will provide examples of promising practice. It will stimulate the exchange of ideas and experience between learners around the world and is available in English, French, Spanish and Arabic.


The course will be of interest to you if you are a front line professional or a volunteer anywhere in the world working to offer care, protection and other support to unaccompanied and separated children on the move. For example, you might be a social worker, child protection professional, teacher, border official, medical worker, judge, lawyer or care worker. The course will be of significance if you are a policy maker, work for a government or non-governmental organisation or indeed, if you have any concern or responsibility for child protection and alternative care. You will also find this course useful if you are studying the topic of migration or, someone who would like to learn more about children who are travelling alone across and between borders.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde is a leading international technological university located in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland’s biggest city. Its commitment to useful learning guides its research, learning and teaching – and the way it works with businesses and organisations.

Research is of central importance in everything Strathclyde does. It informs the University’s teaching and helps it to make a difference to business, industry and society as a whole. The University’s Technology & Innovation Centre – which also boasts some of the most modern, flexible conferencing facilities in Glasgow – is transforming the way Strathclyde works with partners. Strathclyde’s advances in research output and quality have been significant. It is now among the 20 top research intensive universities in the UK, as shown in latest Research Excellence Framework (REF).

The University’s reputation and influence is global, yet it is an institution firmly grounded in the heart of Glasgow. Strathclyde contributes to the social, cultural and economic life of Scotland through the presence of a vibrant, international student community, as a major employer and by proactive engagement with the city leadership to drive Glasgow’s growth.

Established in 1796 by Professor John Anderson ‘for the good of mankind’ and with the purpose of being ‘the place of useful learning’, Strathclyde is the only higher education institution to be established in Scotland during the Enlightenment.

 

This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

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