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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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Making the most of World Refugee Day

It’s World Refugee Day, a vital moment for raising awareness of the challenges refugees face every day around the world. Refugees have existed since notions of empire and state took root: people who have been forcibly displaced from their home, … Continue reading

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Educating refugees: Old ways of working aren’t good enough

By Aaron Benavot, originally posted on Promising Practices for Refugee Education The plight of refugees is in the news every day, and not a moment too soon. Refugee children and adolescents suffer from having almost all of their rights taken … Continue reading

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