Research evidence

How can we best ensure quality education for refugees and better equip teachers to cater to their educational needs? This was one of the key issues debated at the 1st  Global Refugee Forum, held from 17-18 December in Geneva, Switzerland.

During this event, where she moderated a panel on “Teachers shoulder the burden: Improving support in crisis contexts”, we had the opportunity to interview Mary

More than 50% of the 5.3 million asylum seekers who arrived in OECD countries between 2014 and 2017 were 18-34 years old. The OECD’s new report Unlocking the potential of Migrants uses practical examples to highlight the advantages of vocational education and training (VET) for the inclusion of young migrants in European society.

The analysis, published on 26 September 2019, draws on

The Global Education Monitoring Report team has released a new policy paper in relation to this year’s report theme on migration and displacement, entitled “Education as healing : Addressing the trauma of displacement through social and emotional learning”.

“The conditions under which migrants and refugees have to leave their homes and homelands can be traumatic in the extreme. Even those

In the frame of the ETUCE/EFEE project “European Sectoral Social Partners in Education promoting effective integration of migrants and refugees in education”, a delegation of education unions and employers’ representatives met in Madrid on 16 and 17 May 2018, to discuss good practices and challenges in the Spanish education system with regards to policies on inclusion and integration.

Throughout the study

The Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) has published a report on asylum seekers’ and refugees’ opportunities to access education and training in Europe.

Looking at Denmark, Greece, Hungary, the Netherlands and Poland as well as parts of Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Spain, Finland, France, Italy, Sweden and Slovakia, the report first points out that statistics on asylum seekers and refugees are not

According to the UNHCR, Lebanon is currently hosting approximately one million Syrian refugees, half of which are children. Over 252,000 Syrian refugee children are of school-age, but only 30% are actually enrolled in school.

To assess the underlying causes of this situation, Education International and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung have decided to conduct a survey, in collaboration with the

How can education social partners contribute to the inclusion of newcomers in Europe? The closing conference of the joint EI-ETUCE/EFEE project on social dialogue around education and migration presented the research and case studies gathered in the project. Key takeaways from the project were presented in a public hearing at the European Parliament, together with the premiere of the project’s

Citizens UK, a national community organising group, recently released a report investigating how the hostile environment policy is impacting upon the everyday lives of schools, families and children without citizenship living in the UK.

The hostile environment immigration policy was first introduced by Home Secretary Theresa May in 2012, aiming to make lives of people without the “right

Access to education and training for children with migrant backgrounds is not sufficient if it is not combined with quality education and learning which meets students’ learning needs and aspiration, concludes the Eurydice report on “Integrating Students from Migrant Backgrounds into Schools in Europe: National Policies and Measures” published on 17 January 2019. 

The report provides a

On 20 February 2018, Education International and its European region ETUCE held a hearing in the premises of the European Economic and Social Committee to present the outcomes of a new reportbringing together four national case studies analysing the state of education for refugees and newcomers’ in Germany, Italy, Spain and Sweden.

The report highlights cross-cutting issues concerning refugees’

Education International launches today in Beyrouth a new reportby Dr. Francine Menashy and Dr. Zeena Zakharia (University of Massachusetts Boston) exploring the complex interrelationship between conflict and private sector participation in education through a case study of the education of Syrian refugees.

The research findings reveal the growing role of corporate actors in the education of