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A child’s life on Mars: Investigating the experience of newly arriving migrant children
  • Rodney Yates
Rodney Yates
Western Sydney University

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Abstract

This study examines the experience of children who have recently migrated to a cultural and language different country. The focus is on the voice of the children regarding this experience. The children were developing a bi-cultural identity for both their country of origin and their new country. The experience is not a negative one as first thought. The students are not living on Mars but living in a new place of experiences and potential for the future.