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Creating safe, inclusive and caring learning environments

In the light of the ongoing Russian war of aggression against Ukraine, triggering the increasing flow of refugees, the upcoming webinar explores strategies to improve psychosocial support for displaced students, focusing on creating a nurturing school environment, fostering safety, resilience, and belonging.

Ended on: 29.11.2023
Ended at: 05:10 PM (Europe/Brussels)
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

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Key discussion points will include: 

  • creating a nurturing school environment, 
  • collaborative efforts between schools, parents, and local institutions, 
  • and the impact of community-based programs on fostering an inclusive and caring atmosphere. 


More information about the projects featured in the webinar:


EDINA: The EDucation of International Newly Arrived Migrant Pupils (EDINA) project is a European initiative aiming to improve the educational experience of migrant pupils. It involves policymakers, schools, and researchers from various countries. The project aims to promote good practices, provide accurate data on newcomer student reception, and enhance teachers' competencies through online tools and training modules. The consortium includes local authorities, schools, and researchers from The Netherlands, Belgium, the UK, and Spain.


Schools of Sanctuary: The School of Sanctuary is an educational program aimed at creating a welcoming and inclusive environment in schools. It educates students and staff about providing sanctuary, especially to refugees and migrants. The program emphasizes the importance of diversity, and addressing prejudice and racism. Schools can become a Member School of Sanctuary or a Champion School of Sanctuary, embedding principles of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion.


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Presentation and documents:


EDINA project


Schools of Sanctuary



About the speakers

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Cosmin Nada

Researcher at the Centre for Research and Intervention in Education (University of Porto) and member of the Editorial Board of the European Toolkit for Schools.
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Marie Steffens

Assistant Professor at the University of Utrecht, and a member of the coordination team of the EDINA project. Email:
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Martin Henry

Principal of St Nathy’s College, Ballaghadereen, Co. Roscommon

Additional information

  • Language:
  • Target audience:
    Student Teacher
    Teacher Educator
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  • Target audience ISCED:
    Early childhood education (ISCED 0)
    Primary education (ISCED 1)
    Lower secondary education (ISCED 2)
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