The purpose of this study was to document and analyse the learning needs and issues of adult refugees with low language and literacy skills by looking at how their prior experiences and current contexts affect their educational participation and learning. In addition, the study has sought to identify educational strategies for teaching these learners and provide a teaching resource for other teachers based on the project’s findings. The specific focus of the study was adult refugee learners with low-level
language and literacy skills currently enrolled in educational programmes with ELP.


Creator | Kaihanga
Dr John Benseman
Year of Creation | Tau
Publisher | Kaiwhakaputa
Ako Aotearoa
Creative Commons Licence
Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA
Keywords | Kupu
Refugees, Literacy, Education, ESOL.
Main Language | Reo Matua
Submitter's Rights | Nga Tika o te Kaituku
I represent the publisher or owner organisation of this resource
Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga

Benseman, J. (2012). Adult refugee learners with limited literacy: needs and effective responses. Critical Insight, Ako Aotearoa, September 2012. New Zealand.

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