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.
Putting policy into practice to ensure access to education for migrant and refugee children in Thailand.
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.
Investing in quality, inclusive education systems to ensure refugee children receive an education.
Leveraging partnership and technology to improve the learning outcomes of Syrian and Jordanian children.
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
Creating opportunity for Post-Secondary Education for Sudanese refugees
Working in partnership to improve the inclusion and learning outcomes of refugee children through a holistic approach.
Location: Lebanon and Jordan
Location: East and Southern Africa
Implementing an integrated education and protection programme for adolescents.
Delivering menstrual hygiene management training to over 650 refugee teachers and refugee adolescent girls.
Improving learning outcomes through refugee-led early childhood education.
Inspiring marginalized youth in Bangkok through the power of food.
Increasing Access to Education for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon.
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
Recognising schools’ commitment and essential role in supporting refugees to integrate into the community.
Providing scholarships to young Syrians to continue their higher education studies.
Location: Spain and Portugal
Supporting the youngest refugees to reach their potential through improved early childhood development provision.
Supporting the education of refugee children in Turkey.
Making education a priority in crisis response.
Location: Syria, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan
Building Resilience through Education.
Locations: DRC, Ethiopia, Niger, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda
Telling a story of self-acceptance and the will to risk it all for freedom.
Bolstering a school system for refugees and local communities.
Including young refugees in the higher education system of their host country.
Location: France, Belgium, Lebanon, Burundi
Supporting Syrian Refugees in Turkey to improve inclusion in formal education.
Improving the education and inclusion of Syrian refugee children in Lebanon
Convening partners to scale up Accelerated Education in Uganda
Leveraging technology to help Syrian refugees in Turkey to overcome the language barrier and communicate effectively in their daily lives
Prioritizing the needs of refugee and other conflict and crisis-affected girls.
Providing displaced populations worldwide with continuity of higher education.
Location: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iran, Syria and Tajikistan
Establishing common principles and procedures for the recognition of refugees’ qualifications.
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