04 December 2017

Thematic Focus: Education


Call for educational opportunities: Platform for Education in Emergencies Response (PEER) [info]

Job announcement: Doctoral Researcher on Refugee Education: Building Durable Futures (REBuilD), PRIO [info]
- Apply by 10 December 2017.

*Job announcement: Global Refugee Education Project Coordinator, Refugee Law Initiative [info]
- Apply by 7 January 2018.


"Between Policy and Practice: The Education of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon," Journal of Refugee Studies, Advance Articles, 2 Dec. 2017 [free full-text]

Beyond Teaching English: Supporting High School Completion by Immigrant and Refugee Students (Migration Policy Institute, Nov. 2017) [text]

Books Not Bombs Creates Syrian Refugee Lesson Plan with Teach for America (Purpose, Oct. 2017) [text]
- Follow link to access lesson plan.

Discussion series: Disrupted Education & Forced Migration (ESPMI, Nov. 2017) [access]
- Topic was “What are the most significant impacts of disrupted education on refugee children & youth and what are solutions to address them?”

"Humanitarian Pedagogies of Transit," Anthropology News, 26 Sept. 2017 [text]

Inclusion of Refugees through Non-formal Education 2017: Nordic Best Practice (Nordic Council of Ministers, 2017) [text]

"Non-state Actors and Education as a Humanitarian Response: Role of Faith-based Organizations in Education for Syrian refugees in Turkey," Journal of International Humanitarian Action, 2:13 (Nov. 2017) [open access]

The Other One Percent: Higher Education in Forced Displacement (UNHCR, June 2017) [text]
- See also info on related side event at the 69th Meeting of the Standing Committee.

The Purposes of Refugee Education: Moving Out of the Box (Promising Practices in Refugee Education, Nov. 2017) [text]
- See more blog posts here.

The Regional Conference on Higher Education in Crisis Situations, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, 28-29 March 2017 [conf. report]
- The theme was "Higher Education in Crisis Situations: Synergizing Policies and Promising Practices to Enhance Access, Equity and Quality in the Arab Region." See also related case studies for Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey.

Sustainable Development Goal 4 and Refugee Education, Education Brief, no. 8 (UNHCR, Nov. 2017) [text]

Web pages:

Education (UNHCR) [access]
- UNHCR has recently re-organized the "Education" section of its web site, with sub-menus for "Primary and Youth Education," "Tertiary Education," and "Teaching about Refugees" (more below.)

Teaching about Refugees (UNHCR) [access]
- "This UNHCR portal offers resources to help teachers create a welcoming environment for refugee pupils and to help explain the meaning of refugee, asylum, migration and statelessness to school children aged 6 – 18."


Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Education (18 Oct. 2017)

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