Conflict and war have triggered widespread dislocation of people on a scale not seen since the end of the Second World War. For many of them, education is the only hope to rebuild futures and pursue productive, meaningful lives. However, the growing complexity of emergencies means that conventional approaches to education may no longer be adequate. Refugee children and youth are in urgent need of learning opportunities that are easily accessible, relevant to the real world and designed for scalability and long-term impact.
In this Special Focus, find out what experts have to say and innovative projects that are transforming vulnerable communities into forces of societal change through education.
Restoring Hope, Rebuilding Futures: the Vital Role of Education
"Over half of the world’s refugees are children. Having already lost their homes is that...
Making Early Education a Priority for Refugee Children
Education provides refugees with the keys to a better future. We need to reach them...
Innovating Higher Education for Refugee Learners
Through a combination of online learning, in-person instruction and career support, a blended learning model...
Refugee Children Empowered by Technology to Learn
Mobile phone apps build foundational literacy skills in out-of-school Syrian children and improve school performance...
Refugee Girls Need Our Attention — Not Just on World Refugee Day, But Every Day
We need to think of refugee girls not as statistics, but as the faces of...
The Tale of Two Mohammads
Immersive career accelerators are helping refugee youth move from poverty to prosperity.
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