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  • No ‘back to school’ for ‘lost generation’ of refugee children in Mideast: Europe must respond

    SIRIUS Statement on Urgent Response for the Education of Refugees 13 million children are being denied their right to an education because of the wars in the Mideast, according to the UN. In fact, 1 in 2 Syrian refugees are actually children (2.2 million). 1 in 4 schools in Syria have closed since the conflict and 52,000 teachers have left […]
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  • European Stakeholder Meetings: Developing an Agenda for Migrant Education in Europe

    Since September 2013, Migration Policy Group has held a number of stakeholder meetings with European civil society stakeholders in order to develop a common vision on migrant education amongst migration and education stakeholders. The aim of these meetings was, in particular, to develop policy recommendations in order to consolidate a migrant education agenda on the basis of the consensus of […]
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  • A Clear Agenda for Migrant Education in Europe

    The European Union has underlined the importance of education, notably in its most recent 10 year EU growth and competitiveness strategy, EU 2020. The strategy sets ambitious targets for the improvement of educational results: reducing school drop-out rates to below 10%, and ensuring that at least 40% of 30-34 year olds have completed tertiary education by 2020. This goal was […]
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  • SIRIUS Newsletter No.12 – June 2014

    The SIRIUS Policy Network has published the June edition of its Newsletter. This is a unique source for monthly updates on SIRIUS,  migrant education news, events, good practices, and policy developments. The SIRIUS Event Reports and Policy Outreach summaries are the highlight of this month’s SIRIUS news. If you would like to read the Newsletter, please click here. To read previous Newsletters, […]
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