Migration: the movement of a person or people from one country, locality or place of residence to settle in another
Migration: the seasonal movement of animals from one region to another in search of food, better conditions, or reproductive needs)
National Geographic Society
Migration is part of our world’s make up and always has been – people and animals have migrated throughout life on earth driven by various reasons. As populations have grown, nations developed, and boundaries established, migration has become a complicated social dilemma.
Explore a selection of these powerful and thought-provoking migration stories of present and past. Choose one, imagine you are migrating, and write a short story (250-500 words)/ poem/ create an artwork ‘describing’ your imagined experience.
Reflect on what you think about migration in today’s society.