15 September 2015

Thematic Focus: Education


Aqeela Asifi, an Afghan schoolteacher "who has dedicated her life to bringing education to refugee girls in Pakistan," is the latest recipient of the Nansen refugee award.  Read more about Ms. Asifi in this profile. The official award ceremony will be held 5 October 2015 in Geneva.  More information and media materials are available here.


Overcoming WIOA’s Barriers to Immigrant and Refugee Adult Learners, Webinar, 28 September 2015 [info]


Breaking the Cycle: Education and the Future for Afghan Refugees (Norwegian Refugee Council & UNHCR, Sept. 2015) [text]
- See also html version of the report.

Education in Syria: A Catalyst to Girls’ Well-being under Risk (UNU-GCM, Aug. 2015) [text]

Education Provision for Syrian Refugees in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey: Preventing a “Lost Generation” (UNU-GCM, Aug. 2015) [text]

Education under Fire: How Conflict in the Middle East is Depriving Children of Their Schooling (Unicef, Sept. 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

"From Homeland to Home: Widening Participation through the LEAP Macquarie Mentoring (Refugee Mentoring) Program," International Studies in Widening Participation, vol. 2, no. 1 (2015) [open access]

Library For All: A Digital Library for the Developing World (CILIP Blog, Sept. 2015) [text]

'A Well-Founded Fear': Children's Literature about Refugees and its Role in the Primary Classroom, Dissertation (Goldsmiths University of London, 2015) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Education (7 July 2015)

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