Refugees, Education and Conflict

On 27 January, Marc Sommers, Sarah Dryden-Peterson of Harvard University’s School of Education, and Suha Tutunji, academic director of Jusoor in Lebanon will discuss refugee education policies and practice, and the implications of limited access to education for refugee youth. The event is co-hosted with the US Institute of Peace.

Refugee children attend class in Azez, Syria

On International Day of Education – don’t forget about refugees!

Education is important to all children, but for refugee children schools provide not only learning opportunities but also safe spaces and a semblance of normalcy in young lives turned upside down by conflict and displacement. Education can serve to build community and contribute to peacebuilding, which I look forward to exploring in our Refugees, Education and […]