Every year on 20 June, the world marks World Refugee Day, as a day to honour people who have been forced to flee their homes. The international Day aims to shine a light on the rights, needs and dreams of refugees, including their right to education. The theme for 2024 is ‘Our Home’.

Several UKFIET blogs have focused on issues relating to refugee education and the right of refugees to education. Here is just a selection:

Why host country education for refugees isn’t a magical solution

Global responsibility sharing for refugee education: what is a “fair share”?

Making visible the invisible refugee children with disabilities in Uganda: The role of mothers

We must do better by young refugees

Learning ecosystems: Reimagining higher education access for refugees

Day-to-day interactions: Contextualising the barest minimum for foundational learning for young refugees and asylum seekers in the UK

Seeking sustainable solutions in refugee education: who pays?

Tertiary refugee education in Ethiopia: Integration and human capital in the IGAD region

Access to and learning outcomes from early childhood education: equity considerations for refugees and non-refugees in Uganda

One year on from the Global Refugee Forum, progress on education for refugees is under threat by COVID-19

Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty: New Research on Early Childhood Services for Refugee Children and Families

Language for Resilience: the role of language in enhancing resilience in refugee and host communities in crisis

Increasing integration or furthering fragmentation? The inclusion of Syrian refugees in the Lebanese public education system

Including refugees in national education systems – some progress, but not good enough