Tag Archives: displacement

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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Displaced children with disabilities face overlapping barriers

The 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report launched two weeks ago, focuses on migration and displacement. In discussing displaced people with disabilities, it begins with a premise established by the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities that having an … Continue reading

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The legacy of past restrictions on migrants remains alive and well in education in China

First posted in the South China Morning Post Internal migration in China for work and better opportunities is commonly described as the biggest in human history. Unsurprisingly, this has had a significant effect on education. Policies have shifted over time … Continue reading

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OECD countries prioritize education to improve inclusion of migrants and refugees

There’s a deluge of reports on migrants and refugees just out. The 2018 International Migration Outlook, OECD’s report on migration flows and policies was released last week. Reflecting the tone of the latest UNHCR report on the rise of the … 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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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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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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