28 October 2020

Thematic Focus: Education


UNHCR has launched a portal which is designed to help refugees "find accredited higher education academic or scholarship programmes verified by UNHCR to allow [them] to pursue advanced study, skills and professional development." More info is provided in this press release.

Blog posts & press:

Don’t Let COVID-19 Pandemic Derail Refugee Education (UNHCR, Sept. 2020) [text]

"Higher Education for Refugees: The Language Challenge," University World News, 17 Sept. 2020 [text]
- Focuses on Ethiopia.

REACH Initiative Blog [access]
- Follow link for a new blog series on "Migration & Displacement."

Reports & journal articles:
Cash Transfer and Education: Supporting Basic Education for Syrian Refugees and Egyptian Host Communities (Plan International & Women's Refugee Commission, Oct. 2020) [text via ReliefWeb]

DAFI Annual Report 2019: Refugee Students in Higher Education (UNHCR, Sept. 2020) [text]
- See also related news briefing.

Educational Statistics for Children under Temporary Protection in Turkey: Statistical Report (Govt. of Turkey & Unicef, Oct. 2019; posted Sept. 2020) [text via ReliefWeb]

Emerging Lessons from Country Experiences in Managing the Process of Reopening Schools (UNESCO et al., Sept. 2020) [text via ReliefWeb]
- This is a supplement to the earlier report, "Framework for Reopening Schools."

"The Joy of Having a Book in Your Own Language: Home Language Books in a Refugee Education Centre," Education Sciences, vol. 10, no. 9 (Sept. 2020) [open access]
- Focuses on New Zealand.

Refugee Education Strategy: Towards Inclusion - UNHCR Ethiopia, June 2020-2025 (UNHCR, Oct. 2020) [text via ReliefWeb]

Routed Magazine, no. 12 (Oct. 2020) [access]
- Themed issue on "The future of educational migration."

"Schooling for a Stateless Nation: The Predicament of Education without Consensus for Karen Refugees on the Thailand-Myanmar Border," Asian Journal of Peacebuilding, vol. 8, no. 1 (2020) [Academia]

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