Author Archives: GEM Report

What a waste: Ensure migrants and refugees’ qualifications and prior learning are recognized

Presented at the Global Education Meeting in Brussels, a new paper produced by our Report in collaboration with Education Above All and UNHCR shows that over a third of highly educated immigrants were overqualified for their jobs, compared to a … Continue reading

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Providing education for migrants and refugees requires common action and shared responsibility

The global relevance and timeliness of the 2019 GEM Report Migration, displacement and education: Building bridges, not walls was fully evident at this week’s Global Education Meeting in Brussels. This is a key moment in the SDG 4 follow up … Continue reading

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Over $1.7 billion committed to education at the Global Citizenship Festival

Significant strides were made to #FundEducation at the Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100’ this week, totaling just over US$ 1.7 billion. It is often said that 2019 is the year of education: SDG 4 is going to be reviewed for … Continue reading

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Displaced children with disabilities face overlapping barriers

The 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report launched two weeks ago, focuses on migration and displacement. In discussing displaced people with disabilities, it begins with a premise established by the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities that having an … Continue reading

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India has some of the largest internal migration movements in the world – how has its education adapted?

People move around India all the time. Around 9 million moving to live in another state every year while the rates of those migrating within their state also doubled over just ten years. A lot has been done to adapt … Continue reading

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The legacy of past restrictions on migrants remains alive and well in education in China

First posted in the South China Morning Post Internal migration in China for work and better opportunities is commonly described as the biggest in human history. Unsurprisingly, this has had a significant effect on education. Policies have shifted over time … Continue reading

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The messages of the 2019 GEM Report are reaching all corners of the world

The 2019 GEM Report launched on Tuesday, with 12 events already, and another seven in the pipeline for next week. Almost 2,000 people attended the events, and 4,600 watched the global launch event online.  In the first two days since … Continue reading

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