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Parents and communities need to be engaged in migrant children’s education

by Anna d’Addio, Senior Policy Analyst at the GEM Report “We were blind, now our eyes have been opened … the educated children help us see. (Zahra, mother)” (Changezi and Biseth, 2011) Family and community involvement is key to overcome … Continue reading

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Forgotten or ignored? Education gets no mention in the draft political statement for the UN High Level Political Forum

The zero draft of the political declaration of the High Level Political Forum (HLPF), taking place this year under the auspices of the General Assembly, has been released ahead of a consultation among UN Member States in New York today. … Continue reading

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The GEM Report at CIES 2019

More than 2,500 education professionals will be in San Francisco next week for the 63rd Comparative and International Education Society’s conference under the theme ‘Education for Sustainability’. The Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report is joining the crowd, taking part in … Continue reading

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Help us decide the future themes of the GEM Report

The spotlight on the GEM Report and the outreach activities rolled out globally after its release give a chance for its theme to shift the education agenda. The 2010 Report on marginalization brought equity into the limelight, for example. But … Continue reading

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Helen Clark speaks of education’s ‘intrinsic and enabling value’

The third GEM Report Advisory Board meeting took place last week. The GEM Report was honoured to welcome Helen Clark as new Chair of the Advisory Board. Former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Ms Clark was Administrator of the United Nations … 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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A postcard from this year’s Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference

By Will Smith, Senior policy analyst at the GEM Report The most unique aspect of the Comparative and International Education Society Annual (CIES) conference is the convergence of the global education community into a single location. It is a tremendous … Continue reading

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