Tag Archives: Arab States

Learning crisis and girls’ education in Afghanistan

By M Niaz Asadullah, Professor of Development Economics at the University of Malaya, Malaysia A recent GEM Report blog based on WIDE data highlighted  Afghanistan as one of “the bottom ten countries for girls’ education” in three dimensions: (i) mean … 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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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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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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Countries must urgently protect the right to education of migrants and refugees in the Arab States

The first regional edition of the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report published by UNESCO was launched this morning at the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE). The Arab States Migration, displacement and education: Building bridges, not walls Report analyses the … Continue reading

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The regional stories of the GMR 2015. Part I

The GMR 2015 was released almost two weeks ago. Events are continuing to take place around the world, including in Pakistan, the Philippines, Germany, Netherlands, Namibia and Switzerland just this week. In total, well over 60 countries will be holding … Continue reading

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