Missing Out: Refugee Education in Crisis

Report Author: 
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Sep

This report tells the stories of some of the world's six million refugee children and adolescents under UNHCR's mandate who are of primary and secondary school-going age between 5 and 17. In addition, it looks at the educational aspirations of refugee youth eager to continue learning after secondary education. Education data on refugee enrolments and population numbers is drawn from UNHCR's population data base, reporting tools and education surveys. The data refers to the 2015-16 school year. The report also references global enrolment data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics referring to 2014.

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The UN Refugee Agency (2016). Missing Out: Refugee Education in Crisis.

Available online: http://www.unhcr.org/en-us/publications/education/57d9d01d0/missing-refugee-education-crisis.html?query=refugee%20children%20crisis

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