Category Archives: migrant

COVID: A complex crisis that has magnified existing vulnerabilities in Nepal

By Priyadarshani Joshi, GEM Report The current situation is one of a combined health, economic and political emergency In Nepal, a country where hundreds of thousands receive higher education abroad, the first two confirmed COVID cases were linked to higher … Continue reading

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Accreditation, certification and recognition of non-formal education in the Arab States

By Michael Cacich and Farida Aboudan, Educate A Child, a programme of the Education Above All Foundation The recent Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report 2019: Migration, displacement and education: Building bridges, not walls estimates annual education spending at US$4.7 trillion … Continue reading

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The promise of non-profit schools for all children in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries

By Natasha Ridge and Susan Kippels, who prepared a background paper for the Arab States 2019 GEM Report on migration displacement and education In our recent background paper for the Arab States 2019 GEM Report, we explored how there are … Continue reading

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Our joint pledge to increase financing and coordination and improve education for refugees

Jointly authored by Yasmine Sherif, Director Education Cannot Wait, Alice Albright, CEO of the Global Partnership for Education and Keiko Miwa, Regional Director for Human Development of the World Bank The first Global Refugee Forum, which kicks off in Geneva … Continue reading

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Internally displaced people and education in Syria

By Jen Steele, an education in emergencies specialist, and author of a background paper on IDPs and education in Syria for the Arab States 2019 GEM Report Internally displaced children (IDP) not only need better funding for education programmes, but … Continue reading

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Internal Migration and Education in Egypt: Migrating to Opportunity?

This blog is written by Caroline Krafft, Adriana Cortes Mendosa, and Skylah Thao, equal co-authors of a background paper for the new Arab States 2019 GEM Report. Internal migration, i.e. people moving within a country’s borders, can, potentially, either improve … Continue reading

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Benefits and challenges of refugee inclusion: Lessons from Lebanon

By Elizabeth Adelman, Vidur Chopra, and Sarah Dryden-Peterson, equal co-authors of a background paper for the Arab States 2019 GEM Report on double-shift schools in Lebanon At 1.30 pm on a balmy October afternoon in Beirut, 12-year old Nour and … Continue reading

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Cities need to pull their weight in using education to help migrants and refugees feel included

Today the GEM Report released its 40th policy paper ahead of the UNHCR Global Refugee Forum next month to mark the one-year anniversary of the Global Compact on Refugees. The paper highlights the increasingly important role of cities using education … Continue reading

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Leveraging technology to tackle the migrant education crisis in the Arab States

By Nafez Dakkak, Executive Chairman of Edraak at the Queen Rania Foundation Samia was 10 when she left her home for the first time and became a refugee. She was just about to enter 5th grade. Forcefully displaced from her … Continue reading

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Fixing the Past: Conflict, Displacement and Education in Iraq

By Alison Oswald, author of a background paper on Iraq for the Arab States 2019 GEM Report on migration, displacement and education Last month four thousand children went to register for the new school year in Hamam al Alil Camp … Continue reading

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