Voices of Refugee Youth Blog
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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.
My experience of remote data collection
In our final Voices of Refugee Youth blog of the year, Steven reflects on the transition to remote data collection methods mid-way through the research study.
How to work effectively with youth in research
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.
Our perspective on education and employment opportunities for refugees
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.
Our experience of conducting remote data collection
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.
Highlights from Unit 3 and Unit 4 of the research methods training
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.
My experience of doing data collection
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.
My perspective on education and employment opportunities for refugees
Christophe reflects on the opportunities available for refugees in Rwanda and the value of obtaining technical skills for future education and employment.
The practical experience of being a Youth Researcher
Emmanuel shares his perspective of being a Youth Researcher in Rwanda for the Voices of Refugee Youth study.
My story so far
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.