This report explores the role that languages play in the lives of young refugees in Jordan, as well as the learning opportunities they encounter. It highlights the challenges of language learning in refugee-hosting communities. It concludes there is a need for improved quality of language learning and wider access to it. This is demonstrated by the perceived benefits it can bring to individuals and groups. The research is based on qualitative fieldwork conducted in Jordan with a wide range of refugee and host community groups. This publication is free to download in pdf format below.
It is part of our work in Language for Resilience.
Please see our other publications in the collection:
- Language for Resilience: Digital resources in Jordan
- Language for Resilience: Language provision in Jordan's non-formal education sector
- Language for Resilience: Enhancing resilience of Syrian refugees
- Language for Resilience: Cross-disciplinary perspectives
Find out more
- Migrants and Refugees in Education: A Toolkit for Teachers – Online course (available regularly throughout the year)
- An Introduction to Trauma and is Effects in the Classroom – Online course (starting 1 June 2020)
- LinkedIn Partner Network
- Language for Resilience Practitioner Group – Facebook