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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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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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Why the voices of Syrian refugee students matter: listening to what they have to say

This blog was written by Hiba Salem, the University of Cambridge. For the 2017 UKFIET conference, 23 individuals were provided with bursaries to assist them to participate and present at the conference. The researchers were asked to write a short piece about their experience. Refugee = Oncoming masses. War. Fight or flee. Perish. Crisis. Others. […]

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Agizo, 10, attends NRC’s Education programme at a primary school in Masisi, for children displaced by conflict, in Masisi, North Kivu, DRC.
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25 years on – redressing ‘crisis-blind’ approaches to children’s right to education

20th November 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). It is a time to look back and celebrate advances in children’s rights over the past quarter of a century. But it is also a time to take stock and recognise the continuing challenges facing children in […]

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