Welcome to our events and training page.

On this page, you will be able to find details of any upcoming events or training being delivered by Migration Yorkshire.  You can search by a selected date or simply browse the list of available events and training sessions available.

Each session will let you know if you need to book.  You can find more information by clicking on the name of the event.

How to get in touch

If you want to contact us, please email events@migrationyorkshire.org.uk, and we will respond to your enquiries and suggestions

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Crowds enjoying the acts on the main stage at the Yorkshire Integration Festival 2022

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Tuesday 5 March 2024

From 14:00 to 16:00

This session’s content will focus primarily on the geography and history of Afghanistan, as well as Afghan’s experiences in conflict. The session will also look at the services (including education and health care) Afghans may be used to and their expectations around accessing those services in Afghanistan. This session will be participatory and rely heavily on participant engagement through case studies and discussion, therefore we highly encourage participants to come prepared to have their cameras on during the session.

Wednesday 6 March 2024

From 09:30 to 14:45

About the Training

The ‘Welcoming and Supporting Young Refugees’ training provides a general overview on needs and challenges faced by unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the UK. It is suitable for participants with little or no knowledge and professionals who need a refresher on supporting unaccompanied children.

 

Aimed at:

  • Children’s services teams (social workers, personal advisors, managers etc.)
  • Foster Carers and Supported Lodging Providers.
  • Health and school providers working with unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.
  • Any professional or volunteer supporting unaccompanied children.

 

Wednesday 6 March 2024

From 14:00 to 16:00

This session’s content will focus primarily on Afghan cultural norms, practices, family, and social life. This session will be participatory and rely heavily on participant engagement through case studies and discussion, therefore we highly encourage participants to come prepared to have their cameras on during the session.

Tuesday 26 March 2024

From 14:00 to 16:00

In this session, we will delve into the historical context and contemporary events in Iran. Additionally, we will explore the challenges faced by displaced Iranians. Our discussion will encompass their interactions with various services. This participatory session will heavily rely on engaging case studies and discussions. We strongly encourage participants to have their cameras ready for an interactive experience.

Wednesday 27 March 2024

From 14:00 to 16:00

This session will primarily focus on different aspects of Iranian society, culture, and communication within the community. This participatory session will heavily rely on engaging case studies and discussions. We strongly encourage participants to have their cameras ready for an interactive experience.

Tuesday 30 April 2024

From 14:00 to 16:00

This session’s content will focus primarily on experiences that Syrian communities may face in conflict, as well as the experiences Syrians may face in displacement within and outside Syria. It will also discuss Syrian society and diversity. This session will be participatory and rely heavily on participant engagement through case studies and discussion, therefore we highly encourage participants to come prepared to have their cameras on during the session.

Wednesday 1 May 2024

From 14:00 to 16:00

This session’s content will focus primarily on Syrian cultural norms, customs and behaviours, as well as family and social life in Syria. The session will also discuss experiences Syrian’s may have had with accessing services such as healthcare and education. This session will be participatory and rely heavily on participant engagement through case studies and discussion, therefore we highly encourage participants to come prepared to have their cameras on during the session.

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