11 décembre 2019

Refugee given tuition waiver by Canadian school

By Claudia Civinini. A refugee fleeing his native Somalia after he became the target of a terrorist group had his tuition fees waived by a private English language school in Winnipeg. Speaking to The PIE, he said he hoped English proficiency would help him step up his activism now that he is safe in Canada. More...

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US: NYEA expands refugee scholarships

By Claudia Civinini. Manhattan-based New York English Academy is expanding the refugee scholarship program it launched in 2017 as a response to the “travel ban” executive order. More...

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Bayswater to launch refugee summer program

By Claudia Civinini. A summer program for refugees with a focus on English and employability skills will be organised this year at the University of Nottingham by Bayswater Foundation, the charity arm of Baywater Education, as part of its one-for-one model. More...

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08 décembre 2019

TMF’s Sticker Competition 2019: Congratulations to Our Winners!

Screenshot-2018-5-3 NewsAs part of the Together Moving Forward programme, we launched last June the “Together, Moving Forward: Sticker Competition”, which aims to look for talented young people to share their views and inspirations and to extend the debate on how to create an open European society towards newcomers, refugees and migrants. More...

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Aegean islands: Greece should urgently transfer asylum seekers and improve their living conditions

Conseil de l'Europe“The situation of migrants, including asylum seekers, in the Greek Aegean islands has dramatically worsened over the past 12 months. Urgent measures are needed to address the desperate conditions in which thousands of human beings are living,” said today the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, at the end of a five-day visit to Greece during which she visited reception facilities in Lesvos, Samos, and Corinth. More...

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07 décembre 2019

Webinar on Refugees and Recognition – An Erasmus+ Project, 19 November

The Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT) organises a webinar on 19 November from 12:00 to 14:00 to present the results of the testing performed at higher education institutions in Norway, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy and Ireland. More...

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Erasmus+ Refugee Education Initiatives: Call for papers

The Erasmus+ Refugee Education Initiatives (REIs) consortium has launched a call for papers for a workshop on “Exploring European Experiences in Providing Higher Education for Refugees and Asylum Seekers”, taking place at Central European University, Budapest, on 19-20 March 2020. More...

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05 décembre 2019

Inaugural IIE PEER Global Forum seeks collaboration on refugees in HE

By Patrick Atack. The first-ever Global Forum for the Institute of International Education’s PEER initiative was held in New York City on April 4 and brought together international educators and facilitators to discuss refugee education in 2019. More...

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30 novembre 2019

Universities are failing refugees. They must do more to prevent a 'lost generation'

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Most refugees have lost records of their qualifications. It’s up to UK universities to find creative ways to assess them. More...

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