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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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Education Access

A Payment Plan for Universal Education


by Gordon Brown, United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education

Some 60 million primary-school-age children have no access to formal education.

Of the roughly 590 million who are attending school, some 250 million – roughly two in five – are failing to learn the basics of reading, writing, and arithmetic. 494 more words


Education opportunities in refugee camps lacking


Young Syrian Marks 4 Years In Zaatari Refugee Camp

On the conditions in the camp during winter

“Now winter, I mean it’s a bit cold. 381 more words


Video: Straight Outta Syria #UpForSchool


Samir, Abdulrahman and Mohamed are brothers who share a passion for music.  We can help share their story, their talent, and their potential.

But without education, the potential of hundreds of thousands of talented young Syrian children, refugees of the conflict, risks being lost. 101 more words


Professor launches course for Calais ‘Jungle’ camp refugees

Settlers will study course on ‘life stories’ led by University of East London academic

Refugees will study for a three-day accredited course on life stories,  was taught by a small team of academics in the camp  (4-6 December). 46 more words


Is Technology the New Panacea?

The UNHCR states that the average time a refugee is displaced from their home is 17 years. Thus, for those who are born and/or raised in the closed environments of their refugee camps, they grow up with minimal contact with the outside world. 612 more words

Migrant Education

World Relief ESL classes followup

This is just a simple followup to the entry I posted a couple days ago about World Relief’s ESL classes being in jeopardy. A few minutes ago I wrote a simple letter to the Illinois governor, Bruce Rauner, through the… 135 more words