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Good Practice Together - New courses & events, launch of report & COI resource

May 17 · Issue #30 · View online
Good Practice Together
This month we’re sharing new courses and events, the digital launch of our immigration advice report, Pakistan & Afghanistan COI Repository, and PhD opportunity.

Our Upcoming Courses
Boundaries & Good Practice
  • Boundaries & Good Practice, Part 1 - 11 Jul
  • Boundaries & Good Practice, Part 2 - 12 Jul
OISC Level 1
  • OISC Level 1 Asylum & Protection* - 13 Jul
  • OISC Level 1 Immigration* - 27 Jun to 1 Jul
OISC Level 2
  • OISC Level 2 Asylum & Protection* - 10 to 14 Oct
  • OISC Level 2 Immigration* - 21 to 25 Nov
  • Refresher #2A: AM British Nationality Law (L1) & PM Human Rights (L2)* - 26 May
  • Refresher #2B: Private & Family Life - AM (L1) & PM (L2)* - 27 May
  • Refresher #3: The EU Settlement Scheme - AM (L1) & PM (L2)* - 9 Jun
  • Refresher #4: AM General Grounds for Refusal (L1) & PM Enforcement (L2)* - 23 Jun
Update: The Nationality & Borders Act 2022
This course provides an overview of what is in the Act, and what has been brought into law so far. It will also look at the offshoring agreement with Rwanda, if appropriate and based on what is known at the time.
  • Update: The Nationality & Borders Act 2022* - 10 Jun
  • Update: The Nationality & Borders Act 2022* - 8 Jul
Statelessness Training with Liverpool Law Clinic
This course will review the immigration rules on statelessness, what is meant by statelessness and how people become stateless.
  • Statelessness Training with Liverpool Law Clinic* - 14 Sept
*These courses are restricted to organisations who are FIAP partners. To find out more, managers can contact Daniel Fallon.
Our Upcoming Events
Insight Hub Call & Bulletin
18 May
All are welcome to join our next Hub call, taking place on Wednesday 18th May (12-1pm). We will be discussing the findings of our most recent survey focused on Ukraine Arrivals and Rwanda Offshoring - you can read the Bulletin here.
EBE and Co-Production Network
24 May
A friendly space for anyone involved in running Expert by Experience groups or co-production activities with people with lived experience of the asylum and immigration systems. Continue learning and developing your practice, share resources, and receive support.
OISC Registration and Raising Levels - Ask Us Anything
16 Jun
Whether you’re just starting out, or are further along your OISC journey, join us for a friendly chat to get your questions answered. The event is in three sections: Introduction to OISC registration, Raising levels & more complex questions, and Citizens Advice - registration and raising levels.
Regional Legal Advice Report Launch / Mapping
We’re excited to announce the digital launch of our new report, Restricted Access: Regional Immigration Advice Mapping, written by Dr Jo Wilding. The report will be available online w/b 23rd May.
We’re holding 10 online workshops to bring the research to each of those areas, and welcome registrations from all members of the sector, community groups, local authorities, strategic migration partnerships and legal professionals:
External Upcoming Events & Courses
AVA Project - Courses
AVA Project have released their summer programme of courses, covering issues around safeguarding, trauma, violence and abuse. 
Recruiting a Digital Trustee
23 May
Looking to include a digital lead on your trustee board? Third Sector Lab and UK Black Tech run events which match potential digital trustees with voluntary sector trustee boards.
Leadership Development in the Migration & Refugee Sector
6 July
Join Migration Exchange and Consultants to discuss and explore how leaders are being developed in the refugee and migration sector; what is working and what else is needed.
Yorkshire Integration Festival
24 Sept, Millennium Square in Leeds
Save the date for Yorkshire Integration Festival - a celebration of the integration of refugees and all our communities, in Yorkshire and Humber.
Resources (External)
Pakistan and Afghanistan Country Information Repository
Asylos and Clifford Chance are pleased to announce a new Pakistan Country of Origin Information (COI) Repository which covers the situation of asylum seekers who have fled Afghanistan and are at the border with, or are in, Pakistan. 
Opportunities (External)
PhD Scholarship – Centre for Research in Law, Uni of Bedfordshire
Deadline: 20 May
The Centre for Research in Law (CRiL) at the University of Bedfordshire is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for funded PhD research on the UK’s approach to asylum post-Brexit.
👐 Find out more and apply (research topic #3)
We’d love your feedback
Please get in touch with Lizzie if you have any feedback. We’d love to hear from you.
Thanks for reading
Stay safe,
The Good Practice & Partnerships Team
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