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Home Schooling – “Don’t Stress Too Much”

Home Schooling – “Don’t Stress Too Much”

Ahmad Al Rashid and Thanuja Hettiarachchi (both parents of young children) report on how home schooling is causing high levels of anxiety for many migrant parents they spoke to. This blog raises awareness of the issues and gives some helpful tips to parents. Some of...
Home Schooling – “Don’t Stress Too Much”

The Eviction of Pikpa Open Refugee Camp

Intro by Marie Gillespie This blog shows the December  2020 newsletter of Lesvos Solidarity – our partner in this project – consisting of a coalition of 450 organisations, movements and politicians working together in the struggle for refugee rights. The island...
Home Schooling – “Don’t Stress Too Much”

Grief in times of Covid19

Embrace our relationships in their beauty, and in the presence of our miseries By Sergio Pino Accepting that we do not know precisely what we are facing, no matter how much experience we have in the exercise of any discipline, is one of the realities of this Covid-19...
Home Schooling – “Don’t Stress Too Much”

Stay Safe: LGBTIQ asylum-seekers are at risk during the pandemic

The pandemic is harder for asylum-seekers in the LGBTIQ community because the Home Office doesn’t provide safe spaces for our community, putting us at the mercy of house mates, some of whom are homo/bi/transphobic. Anonymous During Covid-19 the instruction for the...
Home Schooling – “Don’t Stress Too Much”

Christine’s Chronicle

March 2020: Christine, 40 years old with no family, had been sent (‘dispersed’) to Swansea to wait for her asylum claim to be decided. Her claim was eventually refused, so she was made homeless, with no recourse to public funds and no right to work. But with the help...