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Caring for Children Moving Alone: Protecting Unaccompanied and Separated Children

May 27 @ 12:00 am EDT

Caring for Children Moving Alone: Protecting Unaccompanied and Separated Children


When: The course starts on 27 May


What participants learn: By the end of the course, participants will be able to identify the specific risks, vulnerabilities and support needs of unaccompanied and separated children; apply the content and meaning of relevant international and national legislation and agreements, and have learnt about good practices in relation to suitable alternative care settings that meet the needs and circumstances of individual unaccompanied and separated children on the move.


Who can participate: The course is freely accessible to anyone interested in supporting unaccompanied and separated children. It will be of particular interest to practitioners and policy makers and all those who work directly with unaccompanied and separated children as well as children on the move at risk of family separation. This includes staff of humanitarian organizations, social workers, child protection professionals, teachers, lawyers, psychologists, medical staff, care workers and volunteers.


Languages: the course is available in English, Spanish, French and Arabic


Registration: You can register on the Future Learn Platform:https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/caring-for-children-moving-alone

All FutureLearn courses happen online at futurelearn.com.

Courses are available from midnight on Mondays (00:00 UTC) on the day shown on the course page. Each week contains several activities built from a sequence of straightforward steps. Each week is given a descriptive name, so you know what to expect. You can move through the weeks at your own pace.

Once a course has started, you will be able to access the course material and study at any time you like.  You don’t need to be online at the same time as the lead educator or other students.


For more information, see also: http://www.childrenonthemovemooc.com/index.php/en/