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“A Plan beyond Survival”: Removing barriers for refugee girls and women to access higher education
Rachel Samuel reflects on her educational experiences and calls for increased representation of refugee girls and women in higher education so that they can "plan beyond survival."
Les syndicats de l’éducation défendent et promeuvent les libertés académiques dans le monde !
Au niveau mondial, les libertés académiques sont en piteux état, si l’on en croit les participant·e·s à la récente Conférence internationale sur l’enseignement post-secondaire, supérieur et la recherche (IFHERC).
Rethinking Higher Education: A New Way of Learning to Become
Education Above All’s Al Fakhoora programme, in partnership with UNDP, is excited to host the first educational conference of its kind, designed and led completely by students – our beneficiaries, who are directly experiencing the reality of COVID-19 as an additional challenge to the already complex situations in which they live. The conference, held on the 29th and 30th of June 2020, will include Palestinian students from Gaza and the West Bank, and Syrian refugees from across the MENA region.
Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) to Plan, Prepare, and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the transmission and severity of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Health officials are taking steps to prevent community spread of COVID-19 into US communities. Institutions of higher education (IHE) can play an important role in this effort.
Field Note: Access to Higher Education: Reflections on a Participatory Design Process with Refugees
This field note provides insights into the implementation of a participatory design process and details the impact the participatory approach had on the design of a higher education program for refugees.
UNHCR urges more support to boost refugee access to tertiary education
Only three per cent of refugees have access to higher education, according to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. In its “Refugee Student Voices: Refugee Students In Higher Education” report released this week, UNHCR is calling for critical support to scale up existing programs and to help secure futures.
SAR 2020 Global Congress
The 2020 Global Congress theme, Truth, Power & Society: The Promise of Higher Education in Challenging Times reflects three core roles of higher education: research and teaching leading to new insights and understanding, evidence-based contributions to public discourse and policy, and meaningful engagement with the broadest public good.
Connected Learning in Crisis Consortium
The Connected Learning Consortium aims to promote and support the provision of quality higher education in contexts of conflict, crisis and displacement through connected learning by sharing and disseminating knowledge, experience and evidence; developing innovative and good practice; and ensuring accountability to students and their communities in order to foster self-reliance.
DAAD Programmes for Refugees
The DAAD wishes to strengthen the potential of academically qualified refugees and provide them access to higher education in Germany. In collaboration with universities and partner organisations, the DAAD is developing various programmes to promote integration of refugees at German universities.
Syrian students in Jordan struggle with multiple obstacles to post-secondary education
"4761 Syrians sat for high school final exams (tawjihi) this year, according to the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Education, Sami al-Salaitah, among which hundreds are expected to have passed and thus become qualified to enroll in universities and community colleges.