2019 Youth Report

George teaches in a double-shift school in a refugee camp in Kenya to increase access to education – Education Article

This content comes from our newly released interactive youth version of the 2019 GEM Report. Low and middle income countries hosted about 89% of all refugees in 2017. About 52% of all refugees are under the age of 18. About 40% live in managed camps or collective centres, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa. Displacement intensifies the usual pressures on teacher management systems. Coordination of teacher recruitment, compensation and development is often further compromised in fragile contexts where multiple humanitarian and development…

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Roxana, a Romanian student on an Erasmus exchange programme, “learned to look beyond stereotypes” – Education Article

This content comes from our newly released interactive youth version of the 2019 GEM Report. The EU’s higher education strategy includes a target for at least 20% of graduates to experience part of their study or training abroad. Erasmus is the largest and most prominent student mobility programme in the world. Participants study up to 12 months in another European country, which home institutions recognize towards students’ degrees. Evaluations of the programme suggest a positive effect on employment, career opportunities…

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