13 November 2018

Thematic Focus: Education


The theme of UNESCO's Global Education Monitoring Report for 2018 is "Migration, Displacement and Education: Building bridges, not walls." The annual report will be officially launched on 20 November 2018; check the calendar for regional and national launch events, such as the panel discussion hosted by the Migration Policy Institute to mark the U.S. release of the report.


"Addressing Refugees and Non-refugees in Adult Education Programs: A Longitudinal Analysis on Shifting Public Concerns," RELA: European Journal for Research on the Education and Learning of Adults, vol. 9, no. 2 (2018) [open access]

"The Contribution of Non-formal Education to the Integration of Refugee Children into the Formal Education System and the Case of Greece," Part 4.4 in Global Citizenship Education, Multiculturalism and Social Inclusion in Europe: The Findings of the Project 'I Have Rights' (Ius Gentium Conimbrigae/Human Rights Centre, Aug. 2018) [text via SSRN]
- Scroll to. p. 397.

Empower Refugee Youth: Youth Education Programme (UNHCR, Sept. 2018) [text]

A Global Commitment to Refugee Education (Usable Knowledge, Oct. 2018) [text]

Hear It from the Teachers: Getting Refugee Children Back to Learning (Save the Children, Oct. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

High-Level Meeting on Action for Refugee Education, New York, 26 Sept. 2018 [info]
- View the agenda and follow this link for video. The companion web site provides more information about the objectives of the meeting. See also related UNHCR news story and World Education Blog post.

"A Lost Generation: Syrian Refugees and the Right to Education in Turkey," Fordham International Law Journal, vol. 42, no. 1 (2018) [full-text]

Making Connections: A Mentoring Program for University Students with a Refugee Background (Refugee Research Blog, Oct. 2018) [text]

The Other One Per Cent: Refugee Students in Higher Education - DAFI Annual Report 2017 (UNHCR, Oct. 2018) [text]

"Refugee Students in Spain: The Role of Universities as Sustainable Actors in Institutional Integration," Sustainability, vol. 10, no. 6 (June 2018) [open access]

"Revisiting the Issues of Access to Higher Education and Social Stratification through the Case of Refugees: A Comparative Study of Spaces of Opportunity for Refugee Students in Germany and England," Social Sciences, vol. 7, no. 10 (Oct. 2018) [open access]

"Second Language Acquisition Effects of a Primary Physical Education Intervention: A Pilot Study with Young Refugees," PLoS ONE 13(9): e0203664 (Sept. 2018) [open access]

Syrian Refugees and the Schooling Challenge (Future Development Blog, Oct. 2018) [text]

Surviving vs. Thriving: The Need for a Paradigm Shift in Adult Education for Immigrants and Refugees, Webinar, 30 Oct. 2018 [info]
- Follow link for audio.

UNICEF Announces New Partnership with Microsoft to Address Education Crisis Affecting Displaced and Refugee Children and Young People (Unicef, Sept. 2018) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Education (19 Sept. 2018)

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