Refugees and internally-displaced people

What's the difference between a refugee and an internally-displaced person? And why do some crises get reported on more than others?

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Hear different opinions on how the media report on refugees and help students use this to consider how the stories of internally-displaced people can be told.

About this lesson

Use this one-hour Headline lesson to help your students:

  • Consider the difference between refugees and internally-displaced people
  • Practise listening to their peers and experts on the topic
  • Apply advice they learn about the media's bias

This lesson develops the following skill:


Demonstrating listening

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