International Day of Peace – Losing out on learning

Of course we need at least 365 days of Peace, but let us try and grab what we can.

Without talking about the disgrace of holding arms ‘fairs’ such as those in London recently, perhaps we can look at how to keep refugees educated.

We can get people on to the moon and develop a nuclear weapon, but cannot provide refugee children with some basic technology to keep participating in education , on the move. There are accelerated learning programmes which can be facilitated by local volunteers, but our practical thinking still leaves us without governmental interest in the future human resource of their countries.

 

By Joseph Nhan-O’Reilly, Head of Education Policy & Advocacy and Sébastien Hine, Education Research Adviser at Save the Children The world is now witnessing the highest levels of displacement on record. According to UNHCR, an unprecedented 65.6 million people around the world have been forced from their homes. Among them are nearly 22.5 million refugees, […]

via Losing out on learning: Action to ensure refugee children get an education — World Education Blog

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