News stories tagged with "Basim Shamaon"
Basim’s finger on the Pulse during COVID-19
September 30, 2021
Navitas English Stakeholder Engagement Manager Basim Shamaon was one of six community leaders who presented to policymakers this week at the launch of a report looking into the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities in South Western Sydney.
The Pulse Report, by the Western Sydney Migrant Resource Centre (MRC), seeks to amplify the voices of these communities, presenting insights and actionable recommendations for now and the future, to manage the impacts of the pandemic and plan for recovery.
Serving others the true reward for Fairfield’s most faithful refugee
July 1, 2021
During Refugee Week, Navitas English’s Basim Shamaon received a prestigious NSW Humanitarian Award for his outstanding work with refugees.
He spoke to Fiona West about his own journey as a young Iraqi refugee and how it helped him find his calling in a vocation devoted to helping others.
Art at the heart of Refugee Week
June 23, 2021
It was a colourful start to Refugee Week at Fairfield on Monday with the launch of “Our Journey to Unity”, an innovative art project by the college’s youth class.
The collaborative project between Navitas and Fairfield City Council saw the students’ vibrant perspective drawings displayed at the college and in a public installation on the footpath at a prominent intersection in the CBD.
Short course empowers female refugees with digital skills
June 2, 2021
Navitas English, in collaboration with Settlement Services International (SSI), has helped make everyday life activities easier for female refugees through a short practical course tailored specifically to their needs.
The course gave students the confidence to use essential smartphone applications and access government services.