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Welcome to the Voices of Refugee Youth blog! Here you will find blog posts written by the youth researchers and programme updates from the Jigsaw and REUK team. You can search through the blogs using the filters: country, author, type of content and stage of education.
Youth participation is central to the Voices of Refugee Youth research project. In this blog, Alexandre reflects on his experience of this approach, including the practical implications to be considered and benefits for research outcomes.
Featuring the story of one participant in the Voices of Refugee Youth research study, Israr and Abdul outline their perspective of the challenges facing refugees in Pakistan when seeking to access education and employment.
Reflecting on the impact on Covid-19 on the Voices of Refugee Youth research study, Kelly and Josiane offer an overview of the changes the pandemic demanded of the data collection process and their experience of this.
Looking back at her experience on the research methods training course for the youth researchers on Voices of Refugee Youth, Gaëlle reflects on the content she learned and personal highlights from Units 3 and 4.
Khatira reflects on her experience of conducting data collection in her role as a youth researcher for Voices of Refugee Youth, including the challenges and most interesting parts of this process.
The impact of pandemic-related restrictions on education in an urban refugee community from Huye district
In our latest blog, Fabrice reflects on the impact of Covid-19 on refugee university students in Huye district, Rwanda, including the impacts on teaching, funding and employment, and the opportunities to engage with new learning platforms.
Christophe reflects on the opportunities available for refugees in Rwanda and the value of obtaining technical skills for future education and employment.
Emmanuel shares his perspective of being a Youth Researcher in Rwanda for the Voices of Refugee Youth study.
In our latest blog, Noor – one of our youth researchers in Pakistan – shares his experience as part of the Voices of Refugee Youth study, and the way it has contributed to his journey as a researcher.
The second data point for the Voices of Refugee Youth survey took place in Rwanda in October 2021. In this blog, one of our youth researchers, Gentille, reflects on her experience of data collection.