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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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What US support to UNRWA is worth in terms of education

Yesterday, as hinted at the start of the year, the United States cut its aid to the United Nations Relief Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees, better known with its acronym UNRWA. UNRWA has been running for over six decades, having … Continue reading

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Your perceptions and attitudes about migrants matter for their inclusion

Today, as we honour international migrants day, it is important to remember that the way people perceive migration and displacement in receiving countries, and how they react to demographic changes, has a major impact on the wellbeing of millions of … Continue reading

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The Global Compact for Migration will go on – with or without the United States – for the sake of education

The United States has just announced they are pulling out of the United Nations Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. On 19 September 2016, the United Nations General Assembly hosted a high-level Summit to discuss ways in which … Continue reading

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Learning from Promising Practices in Refugee Education

By Emma Wagner, Education in Emergencies Policy & Advocacy Adviser, Save the Children Earlier this year Save the Children, Pearson and UNHCR formed a new groundbreaking partnership to tackle the refugee education crisis. The Promising Practices in Refugee Education initiative … Continue reading

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The Rohingya Children of Karachi

By Baela Raza Jamil, CEO Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) “Oh Allah I seek Refuge from Being Unlettered, Undocumented and Vulnerable- please protect and enable me to reach my potential.” Areeba is a Rohingya belonging to a migrant family from Myanmar. Her ancestors … Continue reading

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Losing out on learning: Action to ensure refugee children get an education

By Joseph Nhan-O’Reilly, Head of Education Policy & Advocacy and Sébastien Hine, Education Research Adviser at Save the Children The world is now witnessing the highest levels of displacement on record. According to UNHCR, an unprecedented 65.6 million people around … Continue reading

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