Intergenerational refugee aspirations and academic success: from uncertain pasts to promising futures

This research is a qualitative study which investigates the impact of refugee-background parental aspirations on their children who are doing well academically. The 50 research participants included 23 parents, 14 tertiary, 3 secondary and 6 primary students and 4 educators.

The study offers significant insights into the intergenerational aspirations of refugee-background families. It highlights the important role of parents in fostering the educational success of their children and their subsequent development as accomplished, confident and respectful young adults.

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Below are report detailing the project outcomes.

Here is a link to a compilation video clip of five tertiary participants sharing their experiences, along with questions to facilitate discussion.