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No lost generation: refugee children education in Cyprus

Katsounari, Ioanna, Phylactou, Phivos and Heracleous, Helena (2021) No lost generation: refugee children education in Cyprus. Hellenic Observatory Papers on Greece and Southeast Europe (161). Hellenic Observatory, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

Education is a right for every child and a critical opportunity. For refugee children and adolescents, it holds the key to a life with less poverty, better health and an increased ability to take the future into their own hands. This research paper aims to investigate the current situation in Cyprus in regard to the integration of refugee children in the educational system and suggest strategies and policies that will have an impact on the educational chances of these children. It combines data from desk research, interviews with key actors and educators, as well as interviews with refugee children and parents. Findings address the main barriers to integration in the educational system for refugee children and provide the background for recommendations to be made that will increase the educational success of these children.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Official URL: https://www.lse.ac.uk/Hellenic-Observatory/Publica...
Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: Hellenic Observatory
Subjects: J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2021 09:54
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2021 09:54
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/110970

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