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George teaches in a double-shift school in a refugee camp in Kenya to increase access to education

This content comes from our newly released interactive youth version of the 2019 GEM Report. Low and middle income countries hosted about 89% of all refugees in 2017. About 52% of all refugees are under the age of 18. About … Continue reading

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Displacement can exacerbate gender inequality in education

The effects of migration and displacement are usually considered to be the same for men and women. However, this is often not the case. It is important to recognize how gender relations in both origin and host communities influence women’s … Continue reading

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Teachers multitask in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar camps for Rohingya refugees

This content comes from our newly released interactive youth version of the 2019 GEM Report. Anowar is a Rohingya refugee who has been living in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh for over a year. He is a learning instructor in the … 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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The Global Compact on Migration: looking on the bright side

Last week, 163 countries signed the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. Most of the media coverage and commentary has been about those not signing or those threatening not to sign. The prime ministers of Belgium and Denmark … Continue reading

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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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Only a quarter of Rohingya refugees’ education needs have been met

This time a year ago, the mass exodus of refugees began from Myanmar to Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh. But one year on and only a quarter of the funds requested by 11 partners to cover their education needs have been … Continue reading

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