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Find out more about refugee education

Are you interested in learning more about refugee education? Here are some links to useful websites and readings!

 

Key websites

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Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies

Explore the website of global network, Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE). Their key publications page has lots of useful publications and articles related to ensuring education for all those affected by emergencies.

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Promising Practices Initiative

Explore the website for the Promising Practices Initiative (from Save the Children, Pearson and UNHCR) for many examples of promising practices in refugee education around the world.

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Global Partnership for Education

Visit the website of the Global Partnership for Education, specifically their page on supporting education in crisis situations.

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Education Cannot Wait

Check out the website of Education Cannot Wait, a global fund committed to education in emergencies and protracted crises.

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Education Equity Research Initiative

Explore the research products of the Education Equity Research Initiative, many of which cover refugee and emergency contexts.

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EdTech Hub

Visit the Refugee Education page of the EdTech Hub for research on educational technology for refugee learners.

Key readings

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Higher education for refugees in low-resource environments: research study

Research examining access to higher education for refugees in low-resource contexts: Gladwell, C., Hollow, D., Robinson, A., Norman, B., Bowerman, E., Mitchell, J. & Floremont, F., Hutchinson, P. (2016). Higher education for refugees in low-resource environments: research study. Refugee Support Network & Jigsaw Consult. Find the article here.

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UNHCR: Coming together for refugee education

UNHCR’s most recent report on refugee education: UNHCR (2020). Coming together for refugee education: education report 2020. UNHCR. Find the article here.

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Education: needs, rights and access in displacement

An academic journal issue on education in forced displacement: Education: needs, rights and access in displacement. Forced Migration Review 60, March 2019. University of Oxford. Find the article here.

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Hear it from the children: why education in emergencies is critical

Children’s perspectives on why education is critical in situations of displacement, conflict and crisis: Gladwell, C. & Tanner, L. (2014). Hear it from the children: why education in emergencies is critical. Save the Children and Norwegian Refugee Council. Find it here.

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A lifeline to learning: leveraging technology to support education for refugees

Evidence and case studies on the use of technology to support refugee education: UNESCO (2018). A lifeline to learning: leveraging technology to support education for refugees. UNESCO. Find the article here.

 

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Global Framework for Refugee Education

The framework developed to help ensure the education commitments made in the Global Compact for Refugees are translated into action: Global Refugee Forum Education Co-Sponsorship Alliance (2019). Global Framework for Refugee Education. UNHCR. Find the framework here.

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Migration, displacement and education: building bridges not walls

UNESCO’s annual report monitoring progress towards SDG 4 (the education goal), focusing on the theme of migration and displacement: UNESCO (2019). Migration, displacement and education: building bridges not walls: global education monitoring report. UNESCO. Find the report here.

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Education Uprooted

Data and information on the educational challenges faced by the world’s displaced children: UNICEF (2017). Education Uprooted: for every migrant, refugee and displaced child, education. UNICEF. Find the report here.

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Hear it from the teachers: getting refugee children back to learning

Teachers’ perspectives on refugee education: Mason, C. & Orcutt, S. (n.d.) Hear it from the teachers: getting refugee children back to learning. Save the Children. Read the report here.

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Comprehensive resource list

Check out this comprehensive resource list for research on post-primary refugee education. This resource list includes links to key resources on refugee education, research design, working with young people as researchers, dissemination and advocacy, and ethics and safeguarding.