Refugees and Asylum / Forced Migration

"M" Guinea (Middlesbrough)

20 April 2017 |
Source
Skilled: Finding routes for Refugees to use their skills and experience and contribute to the North East region's economic future (2011)
"M" Guinea (Middlesbrough)

"Before I was an Asylum Seeker, but now I am a Refugee everything has changed. Since I started working I say to myself it’s a big change. When you are on benefits your life is really limited. Now I am on a salary and it’s a big relief.

'New Migrants' in the North East England Workforce - Summary

06 March 2017 |
Source
New Migrants in the North East England Workforce (2013-16)
'New Migrants' in the North East England Workforce - Summary

Between 2013-16 research examined the position and experiences of ‘new migrants’ in the workforce in North East England, carried out by Nottingham Trent and Northumbria Universities, the International Community Organisation of Sunderland and the Regional Refugee Forum North East.

Natalia

27 February 2017 |
Source
New Migrants in the North East England Workforce (2013-16)
Natalia

Natalia was born in Zimbabwe. She arrived in 2002 seeking asylum and is now a British citizen. Before she arrived in the UK her confidence in English was already high.

Audrey

27 February 2017 |
Source
New Migrants in the North East England Workforce (2013-16)
Audrey

Audrey was born in Ivory Coast and moved to the UK in 2014 with her mother who was claiming asylum. Audrey has temporary leave to remain in the UK for five years. She attended University in Ivory Coast, and has an undergraduate degree in Management Studies.

Shahosh

30 October 2018 |
Source
Wage and health care imbalances of Refugee and Migrant Workers (2015-16)
Shahosh

Shahosh was born in Morocco and left his home country when he 23 years old. He moved in the UK at the end of 2014, following religious persecution which he faced under the aegis of Moroccan dictatorship. He was granted asylum in late 2015 but he is still homeless and jobless.

Stages of the asylum seeker - refugee journey into employment

04 September 2017 |
Source
Skilled: Finding routes for Refugees to use their skills and experience and contribute to the North East region's economic future (2011)
Stages of the asylum seeker - refugee journey into employment

Developed by the ‘Skilled’ project, which helped raise awareness of the skills, qualifications and experience Refugees bring with them and the value this can have for the region's economy.

Good Practice Asylum Seeker – Refugee Journey into Employment relating to their prior skills

04 September 2017 |
Source
Skilled: Finding routes for Refugees to use their skills and experience and contribute to the North East region's economic future (2011)
Good Practice Asylum Seeker – Refugee Journey into Employment relating to their prior skills

Summary of good practice, identified by the ‘Skilled’ project, which helped raise awareness of the skills, qualifications and experience Refugees bring with them and the value this can have for the region's economy.

'Skilled' Project essential features of good practice

04 September 2017 |
Source
Skilled: Finding routes for Refugees to use their skills and experience and contribute to the North East region's economic future (2011)
'Skilled' Project essential features of good practice

Essential features of good practice proposed by the ‘Skilled’ project, which helped raise awareness of the skills, qualifications and experience Refugees bring with them and the value this can have for the region's economy.