This research report focuses on the policies and practices that are aimed towards developing the language capacities of migrants and refugees in Cyprus. It provides a detailed assessment of educational initiatives and language training approaches by the state and third sector as they apply to adult asylum seekers and refugees. The report focuses specifically on the main language training programmes implemented in recent years, and discusses how these have been shaped by Cyprus’ general migration policy. An analysis is provided around the implementation of the language training programmes including strengths and weaknesses, and lessons learned.

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5082288