The Global Village Project (GVP) is an innovative special purpose school for refugee girls and young women with interrupted schooling. Their mission is to develop a strong educational foundation for each student within a caring community using a strengths-based approach and intensive instruction in English language and literacy, academic subjects and the arts.
Global Village Project’s Purpose:
With an approach focused on students’ strengths and resources, GVP demonstrates how adolescent English Language Learners with limited and interrupted education can be highly successful students and empowered citizens. GVP aims to provide an exemplary model of excellent and equitable education for newcomer refugee learners.
Global Village Project’s Program:
GVP’s full day high school preparatory program is designed specifically to equip recently arrived refugee girls with the English language literacy, content knowledge and vocabulary, life skills and learning strategies they will need for successful study in high school.