GC1 2. Who am I - lesson 4 - refugees push and pull

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This lesson contains 22 slides, with interactive quizzes, text slides and 1 video.

time-iconLesson duration is: 50 min

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Goals for this lesson
At the end of this lesson you...
- know why people migrate
- can name push and pull factors
- can explain what a refugee is

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Please explain in your own words what migration means.

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Reasons for migration
  1. economic
  2. social 
  3. political
  4. environmental

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People may migrate, because they can't earn enough money in their home-country.

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People may migrate, because another group of people opresses (onderdrukken) or discriminates (discrimineren) against them.

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People may migrate, because their government (regering) draws up laws (wetten) that are not fair.

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People may migrate because their country has lots of waste (afval) everywhere and there is no one to get rid of it.

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Reasons for migration
  • Push-factors
  • Pull-factors

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push or pull?

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Push- and pull-factors
 Look at the photos on the next slide and write down as many push-factors and pull-factors as you can think of.

push-factor: reason for someone to leave their country.
pull-factor: reason for someone to move to a certain country.

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Alternative activity
In groups, find example photos on the internet which shows why someone might leave their country. Look at current situations in the news.
push-factor: reason for someone to leave their country.
pull-factor: reason for someone to move to a certain country.

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Lack of schools, healthcare etc.
Being unsafe
High levels of crime
Crops failing
Better work
Good schools, healthcare etc.
Less crime
Better climate
Political stability
Fertile (vruchtbaar) land
Less risk of disasters

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What does 'refugee' (vluchteling) mean to you?

Slide 16 - Open question

Look up the meaning of 'refugee' on the internet and post your findings here.

Slide 17 - Open question

United Nations
Under the United Nations 1951 Refugee Convention, a refugee
is defined as someone with a "well-founded fear of being persecuted (vervolging) for reasons of
race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion"
and who "owing to such fear are unwilling to return to their country”.

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Which of those push- and pull- factors that we just talked about can belong to someone who is a refugee?

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Remember the 17 SDGs?
Here's a short clip of Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) explaining the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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Slide 21 - Video

What have you learnt today?

Slide 22 - Open question