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Working with Minority Students and Youth in Norway
     

Working with Minority Students and Youth in Norway

by Mr. Awal Mohammed Alhassan, Dr. Ahmed Bawa Kuyini (With)
 
This book on working with minority young people in Norway is based on the authors' research, teaching and social work experiences. The experiences in teaching multicultural students as well as direct social work practice in community settings with minority young people in the Oslo, Ski, and Asker Districts of Norway have all informed the content of this book. The book

Overview

This book on working with minority young people in Norway is based on the authors' research, teaching and social work experiences. The experiences in teaching multicultural students as well as direct social work practice in community settings with minority young people in the Oslo, Ski, and Asker Districts of Norway have all informed the content of this book. The book provides a brief background about the policy and social situation for immigrants in Norway; the individual development and risk factors, and potential behavioural issues of young people. Then empirical research findings are used as basis for discussing support and behaviour management and multicultural education and youth work approaches.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781493609536
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
11/07/2013
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.42(d)

Meet the Author

Author 1:Awal Mohammed Alhassan
Awal Mohammed Alhassan was born in Ghana. He studied Economics and Geography at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana. He then completed MSc in Management of Natural Resources and Sustainable Agriculture (MNRSA), Norwegian University of Life Sciences Ås, and also M. Phil. in Multi-Cultural and International Education, Oslo University College, Norway
He is currently a Lecturer\Researcher Ski Adult Education- Norway (Voksenopplæring i Ski ) and also completing a PhD in Education at the University of South Africa. He has worked as a teacher in Ghana, Lesotho, South Africa and Norway. He has been working with Minority Students and immigrants for the past 15 years in Norway.
SPECIALITIES: Multicultural and International Education, Minority and Adult Education, Special Education and Development Studies.

Author 2: Dr. Ahmed Bawa Kuyini
Ahmed Bawa Kuyini is currently engaged as Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Education at the University of New England, Australia. Bawa was born in Ghana and attended school in Ghana before completing a Bachelor of Education (Hons) Degree at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
He taught at a Teachers' Training College and a secondary school and then studied Social Work at Volda University College, Norway. After working briefly as a social worker for Asker Kommune (Local Government), Norway, he went on to complete a PhD in Education at the University of Melbourne, Australia.
Bawa's research interests are in special /inclusive education and social work, including refugees and migration, disability child rights & Foster care.

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