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UNESCO Global Education Monitoring report echoes our recommendations & data on refugee education

This year’s UNESCO Global Education Monitoring report Migration, displacement and education: Building bridges, not walls published today echoes numerous findings and recommendations we have been...

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Refugee education... Hear it from the teachers!

Even with no classroom, no books, no blackboard, or no chalk – if there is a good teacher, children will learn. ...

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Venezuelan migrant crisis: From Iraq to Colombia, human suffering is the same everywhere 

As I flew into Colombia, I couldn’t help but look back at the previous nine months I had spent in Iraq. Nine months of recording stories about people losing homes, limbs and loved ones....

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Uganda's new Education Response Plan launched for Africa’s biggest refugee crisis

The bell for class rings and 200 children clamber over each other to try and find a place to sit. Those who can’t find a place on the benches peer in through the open windows, trying to hear the...

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New "include" project launches to get children back into school

Photo: 'Team Up' activities carried out by War Child Holland...

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World Refugee Day: Four NGOs come together to get children back into school

"When I grow up I want to become a doctor, so that I’m able to support myself and my family.” ...

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“WHEN THE BUSES COME"

Co-written by Ahmed Bayram & Aliaa Awada...

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Here’s how we can guarantee education for every refugee child 

Despite promises to the contraryhalf of the world’s refugee children – 3.7 million – are not in school. It’s time to agree a plan backed by the necessary funding to give them all an education....

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Seizing the opportunity to deliver education to the world’s refugees

Almost two years ago, on September 19 2016, at the height of the European refugee crisis, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants....

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Refugee Education: the time to act is now 

Over half of the world’s registered refugees of school age – some 3.5 million children – are not in school. Refugee children are five times less likely to attend school than other children. Even...

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Breakthrough in education for migrant children in Thailand  

Save the Children Thailand has been campaigning for migrant children’s rights to access basic quality education. Although an Education for All policy exists, over 225,000 migrant children are still...

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Uganda and German governments launch 10m euro refugee response fund enabling save the children to scale up education

The Government of Uganda in partnership with the Federal Republic of Germany has launched a Refugee Response Fund (RRF) with an initial 10 million Euro. The German Ministry for Economic Cooperation...

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