14 October 2011

Focus on Education


During the recent EXCOM meeting, reference was made to "a global review of the state of refugee education." While the study has not yet been published, this presentation [slides] [video] by Sarah Dryden-Peterson at an EXCOM side event provides a summary of its objectives, methodology, main findings, challenges, and recommendations.

Other recent education-related items include:

Access to Education in the Czech Republic for Refugees and Beneficiaries of Subsidiary Protection (Association of Citizens Working with Emigrants, Dec. 2010) [text]

Global Challenges for Education: Economics, Environment and Emergency, Oxford, 13-15 September 2011 [info]
- This conference included a number of papers on refugees, IDPs, and education in emergencies, many of which were presented under the themed section of "Education, conflict and emergencies." Check the programme for specific titles.

Improving Access to Education for Asylum-seeker, Refugee Children and Adolescents in Central Europe (UNHCR, July 2011) [text]

Left Behind: The Impact of Zimbabwe's Mass Forced Evictions on the Right to Education (Amnesty International, Oct. 2011) [text]

Moving towards Integration: Overcoming Segregated Education for IDPs - Case Study on Education and Displacement in Georgia (IDMC, Sept. 2011) [text via Refworld]

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