The Encounter - Humanity House
The Encounter
The Encounter - Humanity House
The Encounter - Humanity HouseDe Ontmoeting - Humanity HouseThe Encounter - Humanity House

AYHAM: “IF ONE DOOR SHUTS, ANOTHER ONE OPENS”

“Were you afraid during your escape?” “What reminds you most about home here in the Netherlands?” “What future do you dream about?” Your pupils can ask these and other questions to Sahar, Ayham, Mohamed, Qorban, Yaman and others, who share their personal stories.

We offer two options: a 30-minute programme to complement the Journey of a Refugee, or a separate 60-minute programme. Both programmes focus on the personal story of refugee.                              

THE ENCOUNTER – 30 MINUTES

During the encounter, Sahar, Ayham, Mohamed, Oorban, Yaman or another speaker will tell their personal refugee story. This is divided into three periods: life in their native country, their journey, and life in the Netherlands. Pupils have ample opportunity to ask questions. This learning programme can be booked in combination with the Journey of a Refugee only. The combination of both programmes enhances a pupil’s understanding and appreciation of complex themes.

THE ENCOUNTER – 60 MINUTES

The focus of this programme is the story of Sahar, Ayham, Mohamed, Qorban, Yaman or another speaker, but – just as we do with the Journey of a Refugee – we prepare pupils for this encounter with a substantive introduction. How many refugees are there in the world? Which countries offer them shelter? Where do they flee to? Your pupils thus learn the context in which to place the speaker’s story.

GREATER UNDERSTANDING

Your pupils discover that ‘a refugee’ is a human being just like them, with dreams, feelings and fears. Somebody who goes to school or work, likes to spend time with family and friends, and likes to have fun. In short: a refugee leads a life that is not all that different to theirs.

DETAILS

Available on:Thursday and Friday afternoon
Target audience:Age 10-12
Price 30 mins:€ 100* per group
Price 60 mins:€ 200* per group
Payment:Per invoice
Number of pupils:Max. 30 per group
Number of supervisors:2 from school

*Prices include VAT.


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LEARNING GOALS

Skills:
Working together, creative thinking, problem solving, communication, critical thinking, social and cultural skills.

AIM OF THE LESSON

  • After the combined Journey and Encounter programmes, pupils know what a refugee goes through before, during and after they flee home.
  • Pupils are aware of how conflicts and violations of human rights affect individuals.
  • Pupils know how to have a conversation with refugees.

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