Category Archives: Refugees and displaced people

What does the final draft of the Global Compact for Migration say about education?

The final draft of the first intergovernmentally negotiated agreement on the governance of migration, the Global Compact for Migration, was released today. This is not a small feat given the vast divides in opinion on this issue around the world … Continue reading

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What education policies did European countries prioritize for migration in 2017?

Migration continues to be very high on the political agenda of high income countries. Europe is home to 30% of the total population of migrants. The Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2017, a monitoring tool that reviews policy developments … Continue reading

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We need more than money to help the millions of displaced children around the world

The new UNHCR annual Global Trends figures show that there is now an unprecedented 68.5 million people around the world who have been displaced. Among them are 25.4 million refugees. These young people have extreme education needs, and expectations, which … Continue reading

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Are you the voice of refugees on education?

On this World Refugee Day, the GEM Report is launching a call for refugee students and their teachers to share their stories and photos about education. Our next report will be launched on November 20, will focus on the theme of migration, displacement … Continue reading

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A unique opportunity to design and deliver education for refugees

By Joseph Nhan-O’Reilly on behalf of a coalition of organisations working to support education for refugees including the Initiative on Child Rights in the Global Compacts, a coalition of 30 UN, civil society and philanthropic organisations that are working to … Continue reading

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Ensuring learning with educational technology in emergency settings

UNESCO’s annual Mobile Learning Week provides a unique opportunity for policy makers, civil society organizations, teachers, students and academics to share knowledge, innovations and good practices in mobile learning. A key theme at this year’s event is the role of … Continue reading

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The importance of learning from data on education, migration and displacement

By Manos Antoninis, Director, Global Education Monitoring Report, and Francesca Borgonovi, Senior Analyst, Directorate for Education and Skills, OECD Migration and displacement are complex phenomena which play an important role in – but can also pose challenges to – development. … Continue reading

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