School’s In for Refugees case studies amalgamate real people’s stories to develop characters and scenarios.
Foundation House staff use these accounts to facilitate professional learning.
Case Study 16: Iryna
Case Study: Iryna* Iryna is 14 years old and in Year 9. She fled her hometown Kharkiv in March 2022, three weeks after the Russian invasion, with her mother Nataliia and younger brother Marko (8) amidst “constant bombing, constant alarms”. They left Ukraine without her father, who is of fighting age and was required to … Continued
Case Study 14: Van
Fifteen-year-old Van from Burma and arrived in Australia six years ago with his mother and sister (aged nine).
Case Study 15: Farouk
Farouk, 15 years old and in Year 9. Last year he came to Australia on a Humanitarian Visa with his parents, his older brother (17) and younger sister (12).
Case study 1: Sara, Jo and family
Recently arrived family from Syria conflict, with children in primary and secondary schools.
Case study 5: Ngun
Primary student, Grade 4, with family of Hakha Chin background from Myanmar (formerly Burma).
Case study 8: Abdullah
Secondary student, Year 8, with family of Hazara background from Afghanistan.
Case study 12: Paw
Secondary student, Year 10, family of Karen background from Myanmar (formerly Burma).