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University of Aleppo

COVID-19 and conflict: challenges and hopes for an alternative future in higher education in Syria

This blog was written by Basma Hajir, a PhD Candidate in Education for Peacebuilding at the University of Cambridge, and Hiba Salem, a Research Associate at the REAL Centre, the University of Cambridge. This blog is part of a series from the REAL Centre reflecting on the impacts of the current COVID-19 pandemic on research […]

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Stopping the War on Children

This blog was written by Kevin Watkins, Chief Executive of Save the Children UK, as the organisation celebrates its 100 years and launches the Stop the War on Children campaign. It was originally posted on the Project Syndicate website on 14 May 2019. Around 420 million children are currently living in conflict-affected countries – more […]

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Who teaches refugees?

This blog was written by Dr Ruth Naylor, Senior International Adviser, and Lina Aghajanian, Project Manager, from Education Development Trust. It was originally published on the Education Development Trust website on 23 March 2018 and is reposted here with permission. Lina heads up our work on the ground in both Lebanon and Jordan to improve […]

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A Syrian child looks into a school classroom damaged during a reported air strike on March 7, 2017, in the opposition-held town of Utaya, near the city of Damascus.

Education Under Attack 2018

A global study of attacks on schools, universities, their students and staff In countries across the globe from Afghanistan to Colombia to India to Mali to Turkey to Yemen, to name just a few, students, teachers, and educational facilities are under siege. Targeted killings, rape, abduction, child recruitment, intimidation, threats, military occupation, and destruction of […]

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New DFID Guidance Aims to Improve Emergency Schooling for Millions of Displaced Children

This blog was originally written  by Christian Haussner for the DAI website. An estimated 75 million children cannot go to school because they have been driven from their homes by war, crisis, and natural disaster. This deprivation in turn destabilizes vulnerable regions because uneducated children grow into at-risk teenagers and young adults. To strengthen its education […]

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