case studies

One of the aims of the High-Level Meeting on Action for Refugee Education is to shine a light on policy developments and practical initiatives which are already delivering the aspirations and commitments of the Global Compact on Refugees. 

The examples below demonstrate the progress being made to open educational systems to refugees, improve the quality of learning opportunities on offer and provide more and better funding for refugee education. They demonstrate the tenacity of refugee communities, the generosity of host communities and inspiration and encouragement to others.


Delivering Thailand’s Education For All Law

Putting policy into practice to ensure access to education for migrant and refugee children in Thailand.

Location: Thailand

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The Education Response Plan (ERP) for Refugees and Host Communities in Uganda

One of the first of Education Cannot Wait's  new multi-year response plans, designed to bridge the humanitarian development nexus and deliver quality, accredited learning to refugee and host communities.

Location: Uganda

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The Global Partnership for Education

Investing in quality, inclusive education systems to ensure refugee children receive an education.

Location: Chad

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Every Child Learning

Leveraging partnership and technology to improve the learning outcomes of Syrian and Jordanian children.

Location: Jordan

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Igad’s Commitment To Including All Refugees In National Education Systems

A regional approach towards, and collective responsibility for, including refugee children in national education systems through backing political commitments with actions.

Location: IGAD member countries

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Jesuit Refugee Service Teacher Training program

Creating opportunity for Post-Secondary Education for Sudanese refugees

Location: Chad

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Back to the Future

Working in partnership to improve the inclusion and learning outcomes of refugee children through a holistic approach.

Location: Lebanon and Jordan

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An Integrated Approach to Addressing the Needs of Adolescent Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Implementing an integrated education and protection programme for adolescents.

Location: Lebanon

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Keeping Girls in School through Menstrual Hygiene Management

Delivering menstrual hygiene management training to over 650 refugee teachers and refugee adolescent girls.

Location: Tanzania

 

Little Ripples

Improving learning outcomes through refugee-led early childhood education.

Location: Chad

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Courageous Kitchen

Inspiring marginalized youth in Bangkok through the power of food.

Location: Thailand

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RACE – Reaching All Children with Education

Increasing Access to Education for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon.

Location: Lebanon

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Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee

Bringing hope and opportunity to a generation of refugee children through mass media, and home and center based interventions.

Location: Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Syria

 

UK education union NASUWT develops “refugee welcome schools”

Recognising schools’ commitment and essential role in supporting refugees to integrate into the community.

Location: UK

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“la Caixa” Banking Foundation and The Global Platform for Syrian Students

Providing scholarships to young Syrians to continue their higher education studies.

Location: Spain and Portugal

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Hands up for syria

Supporting the youngest refugees to reach their potential through improved early childhood development provision.

Location: Lebanon

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Conditional Cash Transfer for Education programme

Supporting the education of refugee children in Turkey.

Location: Turkey

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The EU’s drive to invest in refugee education

Making education a priority in crisis response.

Location: Syria, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan

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The European Union

Building Resilience through Education.

Locations: DRC, Ethiopia, Niger, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda

 

UNESCO

Providing life skills and mentoring to Syrian refugee students.

Location: Jordan

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Never Arrive

Telling a story of self-acceptance and the will to risk it all for freedom.

Location: Malta

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Reaching All Children with Education

Bolstering a school system for refugees and local communities.

Location: Lebanon

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Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie

Including young refugees in the higher education system of their host country.

Location: France, Belgium, Lebanon, Burundi

 

Concern Worldwide

Supporting Syrian Refugees in Turkey to improve inclusion in formal education.

Location: Turkey

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Learning centers for extra support

Improving the education and inclusion of Syrian refugee children in Lebanon

Location:  Lebanon

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Norwegian Refugee Council and Save the Children International

Convening partners to scale up Accelerated Education in Uganda

Location:  Uganda

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Hello Hope

Leveraging technology to help Syrian refugees in Turkey to overcome the language barrier and communicate effectively in their daily lives

Location: Turkey

 

The Charlevoix Declaration

Prioritizing the needs of refugee and other conflict and crisis-affected girls.

Location: Global

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Expanding Access to Higher Education for Refugees

Providing displaced populations worldwide with continuity of higher education.

Location: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iran, Syria and Tajikistan

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UNESCO – Working for Refugees’ Access to Higher Education

Establishing common principles and procedures for the recognition of refugees’ qualifications.

Location: Global

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If you are implementing an initiative to expand access to quality education for refugees and host communities and would like to share short description please let us know.  Please download the detailed guidance on submitting a case study and submit your write up by Friday 14 September.