For anyone interested, here is the link to the presentation I gave at the "How to ..." workshop run with Veronique de Leener in Ghent
It is not a complete picture (of course), but a list of some interesting projects, Apps and other opportunities taking advantage of digital technology to the benefit of refugees and those helping them.
2. Voices of Refugees (UK BBC, July 2016)
A study and a film about refugees’ communication behaviours and their priority information needs in three areas: on their journey, in “transit” camps in Greece, and in Germany Based on interviews with 79 refugees and 45 humanitarian actors. http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaaction/publications-and- resources/research/reports/voices-of-refugees
4. ICT training for refugees
Blended courses using MOOC content in 4 study tracks: Business & Economics; Engineering; Computer Science; Social Sciences. Students (Sept 2016) > 1,500 displaced people. Organised the ICT4Refugees conference in Berlin 31/05/2016 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsDbzhB5yco&feature=youtu.be
Projects born among ReDI’s students:
- Let’s Integrate https://letsintegrate.de/en -> 250 meetups in Berlin, expanding to Frankfurt and Hamburg from October 2016
- Bureaucrazy https://www.facebook.com/Bureaucrazy.de/ crowdfunding for APP to translate German forms into Arabic and English + map of public office + FAQ
5. ICT training for refugees
16-20 year old migrants and asylum seekers from Brussels’ poorest neighborhoods are trained in technical and pedagogical skills to teach coding and programming to younger 10-12 year kids in a playful way. This should enhance the teenagers’ interest in IT careers and job chances and encourage the children to enjoy and improve their IT skills.
Workshops with asylum seekers in Emilia Romagna to develop DigComp’s “information” and “communication” competences through the creation of an “online suitcase”, accessible from a smartphone and other digital devices, with relevant digital resources about “myself”, “where I live now”, “the wider world”. Late 2016 – mid 2017
6. Digital services to help refugees
7. Language learning opportunities
Check other materials for Digital Storytelling workshop, including tips and recommendations on how to run such a service, in the blogpost How to run a Digital Storytelling servie for migrants and refugees.
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