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Turning the spotlight on those left behind to mark the first International Day of Education

By Manos Antoninis, Director of the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report and Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics On the first International Day of Education, the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) … Continue reading

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The GEM Report’s other new year’s resolutions in response to the consultation on the 2020 Report on inclusion

A new year, and an adjusted plan, this time thanks to the feedback provided during the consultation for the 2020 GEM Report on education and inclusion carried out during the second half of last year. No sooner has one GEM … Continue reading

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The GEM Report’s new year’s resolutions outlined in response to the results of a new external evaluation

A new year, and a new plan, this time thanks to the recommendations outlined in the results of the external evaluation of the GEM Report carried out over the course of last year. Every 3-4 years, the GEM Report commissions … Continue reading

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What is education worth? Should France be hiking its university fees for foreign students?

Recently, in France, not just the gilets jaunes have been protesting, but also students. Why? Foreign students have just been informed their fees are going to be lifted by around 11 times. The change will see international students who are … Continue reading

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I have the qualifications and 16 years of experience. Why can’t I find a job?

Beata, a qualified and experienced Polish teacher emigrated to the UK so that her children could learn English, but never managed to get a job there, not even as a teaching assistant. Beata holds a Master’s degree in pedagogy, 16 … Continue reading

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What can teachers do to make return migration easier for children?

By Joanna Grzymała-Moszczyńska, Joanna Durlik, Paulina Szydłowska, Halina Grzymała-Moszczyńska, Jagiellonian University Debates on education and migration mostly focus on children arriving in a new country. However, there is much more to consider. Much happens and more could be done to … Continue reading

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A new Qualifications Passport has global potential for recognising refugees’ qualifications

By Terje Mørland, Director General in the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT) and Stig Arne Skjerven, Director of Foreign Education / Norwegian ENIC-NARIC in NOKUT and elected president of the European Network of Information Centres in the … Continue reading

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