What is a refugee?

In this lesson, we will be learning about what a refugee is and why some people are refugees. We will be looking at the case study of Syrian refugees to understand the push factors that led them to leave their country. If any of these issues are a sensitive topic to you, we recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Q1.What is an economic migrant?

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Q2.What event led to more Polish economic migrants coming to the United Kingdom (UK)?

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Q3.What seasonal job might economic migrants have done when they came to the UK?

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Q4.In what year did Poland join the European Union?

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Q5.'Not enough jobs in the chosen industry.' Is this an example of a push or pull factor?

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Q6.'High unemployment rates for young people.' Is this an example of a push or pull factor?

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Q7.'Better living conditions.' Is this an example of a push or pull factor?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Q1.What is an economic migrant?

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Q2.What event led to more Polish economic migrants coming to the United Kingdom (UK)?

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Q3.What seasonal job might economic migrants have done when they came to the UK?

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Q4.In what year did Poland join the European Union?

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Q5.'Not enough jobs in the chosen industry.' Is this an example of a push or pull factor?

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Q6.'High unemployment rates for young people.' Is this an example of a push or pull factor?

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Q7.'Better living conditions.' Is this an example of a push or pull factor?

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Q2.What does 'persecution' mean?

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Q3.What is an asylum seeker?

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Q4.From this list of countries, which country do migrants from Syria not pass through to get to Europe?

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Q5.Why are refugees fleeing Syria?

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Q6.Is fleeing Syria to move to the United Kingdom an example of a national or international migration?

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Q7.Is fleeing Syria to move to the United Kingdom an example of a voluntary or forced migration?

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Q2.What does 'persecution' mean?

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Q3.What is an asylum seeker?

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Q4.From this list of countries, which country do migrants from Syria not pass through to get to Europe?

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Q5.Why are refugees fleeing Syria?

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Q6.Is fleeing Syria to move to the United Kingdom an example of a national or international migration?

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Q7.Is fleeing Syria to move to the United Kingdom an example of a voluntary or forced migration?

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Lesson summary: What is a refugee?

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