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Financing Education and All the Other SDGs: Global Taxation is Needed

By Steven J. Klees, University of Maryland. The failure to achieve Education for All and the Millennium Development Goals is liable to be repeated with the Sustainable Development Goals.  At present, we rely on the vagaries of self-interest in the … Continue reading

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Agenda 2030 – SDG4 Education 2030 – One Year On: Challenges and Opportunities

By Jordan Naidoo, UNESCO, Paris. It is just over a year ago on September 25, 2015 when global leaders adopted Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.  Some … Continue reading

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Do the SDGs Matter? A Teacher’s View

By Desmond Bermingham, Varkey Foundation, London. While the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) may be important for global policy makers, the real change makers are the teachers in the classroom. Finding new ways to train and motivate these teachers will be … Continue reading

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Towards a Global Landscape of Inequality? The Afghans and the ‘Refugee Crisis’ in Europe

By Alessandro Monsutti, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. Twenty-five years after the fall of the Soviet Union, economic and social indicators show that we live in an increasingly inequitable world. Beside the series of conflicts ravaging the Middle East, … Continue reading

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Lessons Learnt from 67 Years of UNWRA Support to the Education of Palestinian Refugees

By Husein Abdul-Hamid, Joel Reyes, Harry Patrinos, World Bank. Delivery of education services to communities in conflict-ridden states requires an adjustment in the education model to make it meaningful and relevant. This model requires an increased focus on resilience, ensuring … Continue reading

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Moving on? The Impact of Education for Refugees in First Asylum Countries

By Sarah Dryden-Peterson, Harvard Graduate School of Education Four dimensions of refugees’ educational experiences are critical for teachers of refugees to understand: sporadic and limited schooling, language confusion, poor instruction, and school-based discrimination. Educating large numbers of refugees is a … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Aid for Refugee Education: Why More is Needed

By Aaron Benavot, Global Education Monitoring Report, UNESCO, Paris Conflict in all its forms has taken a huge toll on education systems. While often the attention is on the source of the fighting, the visible influx of refugees seeking safe … Continue reading

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