Stand with refugees

Stand with refugees: a reading list for children

Stand with refugees: a reading list for children To mark World Refugee Day, each year UNHCR and Children’s Books Ireland partner with libraries and bookshops across the country in encouraging people to buy or borrow a book about refugees. Using this specially curated book list, readers have a wide selection of stories from around the …

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ARcture

Places of ARcture at the London festival of Architecture

Places of ARcture at the London festival of Architecture Places of ARcture will be part of the LFA digital 2020 of London festival of Architecture, which will take place between 1-30 June.They will be facilitating various online events in collaboration with a group of artists, architects and special educators. Find out more: https://www.londonfestivalofarchitecture.org/ http://www.placesofarcture.com/ Places of …

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mother tongues

The silver lining of pandemic in 2020

News and updates from the Dublin School of Mandarin Chinese. Read this blog by school director Evan Furlong to find out more about how her school transformed during the pandemic. . Looking back to the last two and a half unprecedented months, if your jobs are not affected or living alone, to most people, it’s …

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Medical advice on Covid19 in 30 languages launched in Ireland today

Together Ireland initiative has launched a new Public Information service for migrants in partnership with Nasc – Migrant and Refugee Rights Centre. Its called the Covid19 World Service.  Over 20 doctors who have recorded scripted Public Health videos in over 30 different languages about Covid19 – everything from Kurdish to Polish, Portuguese to Urdu and Yoruba …

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português

The ultimate list to keep up Portuguese at home!

The ultimate list to keep up Portuguese at home! Schools are closed, families are far apart, but language can keep us together and get our brains active!Here are some links to help families keep up the Portuguese language and learn something new! Science related activities to do during lockdown: www.cienciaviva.pt Downloadable illustrated book explaining the virus …

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spanish

The ultimate list to keep up Spanish at home!

The ultimate list to keep up Spanish at home! Schools are closed, families are far apart, but language can keep us together and get our brains active!Here are some links to help families keep up the Spanish language and learn something new! Babyradio.es is a Radio station for children and parents where children can listen …

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mother tongues

The ultimate list to keep up Polish at home!

The ultimate list to keep up Polish at home! Schools are closed, families are far apart, but language can keep us together and get our brains active!Here are some links to help families keep up the Polish language and learn something new! Polskie Radio Dzieciom/Polish Radio for Children www.polskieradio.pl/18,Dzieci – a 24-hour Radio Poland station …

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The ultimate list to keep up Italian at home!

The ultimate list to keep up Italian at home! Schools are closed, families are far apart, but language can keep us together and get our brains active!Here are some links to help families keep up the Italian language and learn something new! Scienza Express offers interesting science articles and the content is very accessible. Esercizi …

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mother tongues

Discover world cultures from your home!

Discover world cultures from your home! I am the mother of three young children, and spend a lot of time doing things with them and for them. The one thing I still do for myself…yes, just for myself…is a visit to a museum or a gallery. Right now museums around the world are opening their …

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