22 octobre 2017

Students displaced by Hurricane Irma make Preston their new home

The Guardian homeMore than 700 medical students and staff from the devastated island of St Maarten move to University of Central Lancashire. More...

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19 octobre 2017

Syrian refugees in Turkey: time to dispel some myths

The ConversationSix years after the war in Syria started, Turkey hosts the largest number of refugees, who try to carve out their own opportunities for education, employment and survival. In this article I examine the latest migration report published in April 2017 by the Turkish Presidency of Migration Management and focus on the statistics about Syrians. More...

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09 octobre 2017

Reaching Refugees

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The university, which is known for its online programs and its competency-based degrees, says the $10 million in funding will allow it to begin programming for refugees at four additional sites, including in Kenya, Lebanon and two additional locations to be determined. More...

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05 octobre 2017

Hauts-de-France : accompagner 79 réfugiés vers l’emploi, un défi réussi pour le FAF.TT et les acteurs de l’intérim

FAF.TTFinancé par le FAF.TT (Fonds d’assurance formation du Travail Temporaire) le parcours de formation sur-mesure réalisé en lien avec l’AFPA a permis aux personnes migrantes de coupler apprentissage du français et apprentissage d’un métier (1 120 h de formation) avec 2 semaines de stage en entreprise. Plus...

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23 septembre 2017

Recognizing undocumented competences of refugees in Germany

The critical issue of recognizing the undocumented qualifications of refugees was discussed at a meeting of experts in Germany last month. Delegates heard how obtaining recognition for foreign vocational qualifications, especially in situations where documentation is missing or is perceived as inadequate by the host country, is often challenging for the individual but can make a huge difference to the lives and contribution of refugees. More...

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#LetThemStay: Academics for Refugees to condemn and oppose the Government's latest cruel attack on refugees and asylum seekers

Last week the government announced that it will cut the income support of approximately 410 refugees and asylum seekers living in the Australian community and provide them with 3 weeks to leave Government-supported accommodation under a ‘Final Departure Bridging E Visa.’ The announcement is targeted at people who were transferred from Manus Island and Nauru for urgent medical care and have since remained in Australia following the#LetThemStay campaign in early 2016. On the Monday following the announcement, 65 people had already had their income support cut and have been told that they have 3 weeks to leave their homes. More...

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Exploiting the refugee crisis (Advocate 24 02)

A new study launched by Education International found that nearly half of private companies involved in Syrian refugee education are supporting some form of educational technology, which is often decontextualised from the reality on the ground, in terms of content, form, delivery, and needs. More...

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21 septembre 2017

European countries must lift obstacles to reunification of refugee families

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "council of europe"The right to family reunification is a fundamental part of the right to family life, which is protected by international human rights law. This right is particularly important for refugees in Europe. Because of the dangers they face at home, their only option to enjoy their right to family life is to bring their families to Europe. Regrettably, many European countries are limiting refugees’ access to this right through restrictive measures which are unjust, unlawful and cause immense hardship for refugees and their families. More...

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Inclusive higher education must cater for refugees

By Patrick Blessinger and Enakshi Sengupta. Every year on 20 June World Refugee Day is held to promote awareness of the plight of millions of refugees worldwide. More...

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20 septembre 2017

University aims to educate 50,000 refugees by 2022

Inspired by the success of a Southern New Hampshire University programme that allows hundreds of refugees in Rwanda to access its courses, a group of anonymous donors approached its president with a challenge: What would it take to educate 50,000 refugees each year. More...

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