Tag Archives: Refugees & Migration

2017: Reshaping the Landscape for International Policies and Cooperation in Education and Training

Kenneth King, NORRAG News editor, and University of Edinburgh In our first blog of January 2016, we celebrated the end of post-2015 and the beginning of Agenda 2030. A huge amount has happened on this new Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) … 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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Refugees, Displaced Persons and Education: New Challenges for Development and Policy

By Kenneth King, Editor NORRAG News. >>NORRAG NEWS 53 on ‘Refugees, Displaced Persons and Education’ – is now online The greatest humanitarian emergency in over 70 years On 23rd May 2016 the UN Secretary General convened the first ever World … Continue reading

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The Education Cannot Wait Fund: Imperfect, but a Great Start in an Imperfect World

By Robert Palmer, University of Nottingham and NORRAG. The Education Cannot Wait Fund is a positive step in the right direction, but is it really ambitious enough? Even if the Fund is resourced as planned, the world will still witness … Continue reading

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