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‘It’s a huge responsibility’: How Teachers can Support Students with Refugee Experience

4 October 2021

School Liaison Team Leader, Shaun Nemorin, spoke with EducationHQ about how STARTTS supports students and families impacted by refugee trauma, and in particular, the current crisis in Afghanistan. The article draws on the STARTTS in Schools evaluation report and a recent study by Monash University to highlight the ways in which teachers can support the recovery of students with refugee experience. You can ready the article here.

Remote learning is ‘really challenging’ for refugees

13 August 2021

STARTTS School Liaison Officer Maria Ha spoke with the Fairfield City Champion about the challenges of remote learning for students with refugee experience and how the “Wellbeing Hub” is supporting STARTTS clients during lockdown. You can read the article here.

How southwestern Sydney’s lockdown is impacting the mental health of its refugee residents

22 July 2021

STARTTS CEO Jorge Aroche speaks with SBS about the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown is impacting people with refugee experience in South West Sydney. You can read the article here.

SBS French Interview with School Liaison Team Leader Shaun Nemorin.

9 January 2021

School Liaison Team Leader, Shaun Nemorin, was interviewed (in French) by Bertrand Tungandame from SBS French about the Hints for Healing website. French-speaking members of the community can listen to the interview here.

SBS News Article on the Impact of the 2020 Beirut Blast on Survivors of the Lebanese Civil War

6 September 2020

Ghania Dib fled the Lebanese Civil war 35 years ago as a child. She spoke to SBS journalist Claudia Farhart about how the explosions in Beirut on 4 August 2020 impacted her. STARTTS School Liaison Officer, Nicole Loehr was also interviewed about how traumatic memories in survivors of war can be triggered many years later. You can read the article here.

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