Refugees come from all walks of life, with a variety of skills, qualifications and experience.
What makes them different is the fact they are unable to return to their home countries. Refugees have full employment rights in the UK, but the documents they have and the names for the types of leave to remain in the UK may be new to employers.
If you would like to find out more about what the terms "asylum seeker" and "refugee" mean, what documents refugees and asylum seekers will have and other relevant information, please download the guide to employing refugees in schools on the right.
If you would like to know how teacher training systems work in other countries, including Zimbabwe, Iran and Iraq, click the link to the right.
Please see below for relevant links and downloads.
- Guide to employing refugees in schools
This guide explains who refugees and asylum seekers are, and the type of documents they may have to prove their entitlement to work
- Overseas teacher training systems
This link will take you to 10 guides to overseas teacher training systems