02 August 2016

Thematic Focus: Education

Education Barriers Facing South Sudanese Refugees in Australia, Paper presented at Refugee Communities Advocacy Network Conference, Melbourne, 28 May [text via RCOA]

Education Disrupted: Disaster Impacts on Education in the Asia Pacific Region in 2015 (Save the Children, 2016) [text via PreventionWeb]
- See also summary.

*Educational Actions for Refugee Children (Greek Ministry of Education Research and Religious Affairs, June 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Growing Up without an Education": Barriers to Education for Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon (Human Rights Watch, July 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Hidden from View? Bringing Refugees to the Forefront of Equity Targets in Australian Higher Education," International Studies in Widening Participation, vol. 3, no. 1 (2016) [open access]

Improving Education for Migrant-background Students: A Transatlantic Comparison of School Funding (Migration Policy Institute, June 2016) [text]

Integration of Migrants: The Education Dimension (EPRS, June 2016) [text]

Monitoring, Reporting and Responding to Attacks on Education: An Annotated Reference Guide (Education Cluster, April 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

*No Lost Generation: Holding to the Promise of Education for all Syrian Refugees (A World at School, Aug. 2016) [access]

*No Lost Generation Update: January-June 2016 (No Lost Generation Initiative, July 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Refugee Education in Countries of First Asylum: Breaking Open the Black Box of Pre-resettlement Experiences," Theory and Research in Education, vol. 14, no. 2 (July 2016) [postprint via Harvard Univ. IR]

Urban Refugee Access to Quality Education in Lebanon and around the World: Preliminary Findings from a Teachers College Study, Beirut, 28 June 2016 [info]
- Video of this lecture is available.

New project:

Jamiya Project [access]
- "[A]ims to provide higher education for Syrian refugees, taught by Syrian academics and accredited by European universities. The Project's model seeks to overcome many of the barriers facing Syrian students by making courses free, flexible to study and taught in Arabic."

*New resource:

Coursera for Refugees [access]
- A "new initiative that will help refugees around the world access educational opportunities and will facilitate mutually beneficial relationships within host communities. Through this partnership, refugees will be able to receive fee waivers for over 1,000 Coursera courses, and will join local students in facilitated course discussions." See U.S. State Dept. press release for more info.


Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Education (15 June 2016)

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