20 December 2018

Thematic Focus: Education


UNESCO's 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report was officially launched on 20 November 2018. The theme is "Migration, displacement & education: Building bridges, not walls." Coverage of the report's findings is summarized here and here. See also the background papers that were prepared for the report.

For related discussion & commentary, see:
- Building Bridges Not Walls: Key Lessons from the 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report on Migration and Displacement, Washington, DC, 20 Nov. 2018 [audio & slides]
- Immigrants and Refugees are at High Risk of Segregation into Different Schools and Slower School Tracks in European Countries (World Education Blog, Nov. 2018) [text]
- Providing Education for Migrants and Refugees Requires Common Action and Shared Responsibility (World Education Blog, Dec. 2018) [text]
- UNHCR Welcomes UNESCO Report on Refugee Education, Says More Investment Needed [text]


2017 Annual Report: UNHCR—Educate A Child Programme (UNHCR, Nov. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Building Resilience: The Emergence of Refugee-Led Education Initiatives in Indonesia to Address Service Gaps Faced in Protracted Transit," Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies, vol. 11, no. 2 (Forthcoming, 2018) [open access]

"Competing Motivations in Germany’s Higher Education Response to the 'Refugee Crisis'," Refuge: Canada's Journal on Refugees, vol. 34, no. 2 (2018) [open access]

"Examining the Intersection of Race, Gender, Class, and Age on Post-Secondary Education and Career Trajectories of Refugees," Refuge: Canada's Journal on Refugees, vol. 34, no. 2 (2018) [open access]

The Global Compact on Migration: Looking on the Bright Side (World Education Blog, Dec. 2018) [text]

The Impact of Refugees on Schools in Uganda: A Study into the Impact of Refugees on Schools in Three Districts in Northern and Western Uganda Affected by Their Arrival, with Special Emphasis on Language Mapping and Language Use (British Council, July 2018) [text]

Impact of Syrian Refugees in Jordan on Education Outcomes for Jordanian Youth, Working Paper, no. 1214 (Economic Research Forum, Sept. 2018) [text]

Lebanon: Stalled Effort to Get Syrian Children in School (Human Rights Watch, Dec. 2018) [text]

*A New Qualifications Passport has Global Potential for Recognising Refugees’ Qualifications (World Education Blog, Dec. 2018) [text]

People Seeking Asylum in Australia: Access and Support in Higher Education (Curtin Univ. et al., Nov. 2018) [text]

Refugee Integration through Higher Education: Syrian Refugees in Turkey (UNU-GCM, Nov. 2018) [text]

Resettling Refugee Children: Building Inclusivity (Psychology Today Blog, Dec. 2018) [text]
- Discusses research project that examined "What are the responsibilities of education in the context of an increasingly multicultural society?"

What a Waste: Ensure Migrants and Refugees’ Qualifications and Prior Learning are Recognized, Policy Paper, no. 37 (Global Education Monitoring Report Team, Dec. 2018) [text]
- See also related World Education blog post.


Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Education (13 Nov. 2018)

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