Switchboard Information Guide Overcoming Barriers to Adult Education

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Overcoming Barriers to Adult Education: Strengths-based Strategies for Effective Enrollment and Retention

Education and learning are important to all people striving to attain their goals life. For refugees and other ORR-eligible adults, it is essential to rebuilding a stable and fulfilling life in the United States. As such, many organizations that serve refugees are striving to help their adult clients continue their education, including English Language Proficiency (ELP), academic learning, vocational/career education, cultural orientation, financial and digital literacy, parenting, and more. Unfortunately, refugee adults face many conflicting demands, and accessing needed education is often difficult. This information guide suggests practical strategies that can help.