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Double-Shift Schools for Syrian Refugee Children — Time to Deliver the Next Phase


To address the Syrian refugee crisis, the roll out of double-shift schools has rapidly become part of the education landscape. The political will has been met by local host governments and donors and welcomed by teachers, parents and children but where are we as we approach the World Bank Spring meetings this month? 337 more words

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Syrian refugees in ‘double-shift’ Jordan schools face obstacles


Bordering war-torn Syria, Jordan over the past five years has received thousands of refugees as a result of the multi-sided war that was sparked by the 2011 revolution that opposed President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. 407 more words


Jordan Deputy PM: Child refugee left without education is target for terrorists


Every child refugee left without an education is a potential recruit for terrorists, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education of Jordan said during a press conference at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai on Sunday. 438 more words

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Inside Syrian refugee schools: Making room for refugees in second shifts


In this article for Brookings Institute, Harvard Professor Sarah Dryder-Petersen highlights the challenges teachers face and the support they lack to educate Syrian refugees in double-shift Lebanese schools. 146 more words

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The health and well-being of children in immigration detention


By: Australian Human Rights Commission

Location: Monitoring Visit to Wickham Point Detention Centre, Darwin, NT

Date: October 16th – 18th 2015

Executive Summary

Through observation, interview and formal testing, we have confirmed that closed… 336 more words

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Thinking big on Syrian refugee education


In an article by Sarah Dryder-Peterson for Brookings Institute Center for Universal Education, she emphasized four dimensions of support for refugee education:

  1. refugees cannot learn if they are not physically and emotionally…
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