Monthly Archives: January 2016

Refugees, Displaced Persons and Education: New Challenges for Development and for Policy

When the Education for All Global Monitoring Report (GMR) of 2011 focused on The Hidden Crisis: Armed Conflict and Education, its focus was not principally with refugees at all, but with the massively deleterious effect of conflict on education. Arguably, … Continue reading

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What does the UK Aid Strategy mean for Education and Development?

By Simon McGrath, University of Nottingham. The UK Government has released a new aid strategy. That is, a government-wide strategy for aid, not a DFID strategy. The potential advantages and disadvantages of this have been raised elsewhere, as has the … Continue reading

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NEET: “Time to Look at the Whole Picture of Youth”

By Ummuhan Bardak, European Training Foundation. ‘Unemployed youth’ has typically been the focus of youth-related discussions, in both developing and transition countries (and indeed in the so-called developed countries). Looking at the whole picture, however, there are many more young … Continue reading

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Education and Work’s New Lease of Life: The End of Post-2015 and the Start of 2030?

By Kenneth King, Editor NORRAG News. Almost exactly a year ago, we told readers of the NORRAG Blog: ‘We [in NORRAG] are looking critically across this whole extraordinary process [of post-2015], and trying to capture and summarise some of the … Continue reading

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