Workshop - English Language Training: generating new ideas to improve quality and increase scale

Ben Webster, CEO (Jamiya), Francis Randle, Senior Project Manager LASER (British Council)

February 21, 16:40 - 17:35

King Hussein Building, Club Room A

Language is identified by students, NGOs, scholarship providers, universities and researchers as the major challenge facing refugee youth in accessing tertiary level education and training. New ideas are needed to make language learning more scalable, effective and accessible.

British Council Jordan, Southern New Hampshire University and Jamiya Project  ran a joint session to generate new ideas and partnerships to increase the scale and quality of English language training to refugee youth. The session first presented a range of current initiatives and the most pressing challenges. Then participants self organised around several challenges with the aim of identifying new solutions and opportunities.