Notification of project selection for case study development

Notification of project selection for case study development

We are hugely grateful for all the submissions we have received over the past two months for the Promising Practices in Refugee Education initiative.

We have had so many submissions that it taking us longer than planned to review them all and therefore projects will now be informed about the outcome and next steps by Friday 19th May. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Webinars for organisations whose submissions are being taken forward for case study development will take place at varying times the week after.   

If you need any further information please contact the Promising Practices team

Watch: Supporting Refugee Children in Education - RSA

Watch: Supporting Refugee Children in Education - RSA

Last week Save the Children co-hosted an excellent event at the RSA, London on supporting refugee children in education. The speakers covered the educational challenges faced by refugees, as well as the varied and innovative solutions which are being used by local communities, NGOS and governments to ensure greater access to quality education for refugee children in different contexts. 

Educating refugees: Old ways of working aren’t good enough.

Educating refugees: Old ways of working aren’t good enough.

The plight of refugees is in the news every day, and not a moment too soon. Refugee children and adolescents suffer from having almost all of their rights taken from them at one point or another, if not all at the same time. Addressing their needs requires new thinking, and fast.

Latest coverage of the Promising Practices initiative

Latest coverage of the Promising Practices initiative

The Promising Practices in Refugee Education initiative aims to shine a light on great work that often goes unnoticed by those working to give every refugee child an education. We have been promoting the initiative widely and it has been covered by a number of online outlets. 

UNHCR, Save the Children and Pearson join forces to tackle refugee education crisis

UNHCR, Save the Children and Pearson join forces to tackle refugee education crisis

UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, Save the Children, the global children’s charity, and Pearson, the world’s largest education company, have joined forces to identify innovative projects that are helping refugee children to learn. The ‘Promising Practices’ initiative will not only raise awareness of existing efforts, but is also calling for organisations working in the field, businesses, government and individuals to submit ideas that are providing education solutions for improving access to, and the quality of, refugee education.