Category: Education

Tackling racism in schools

The impact of racism on black children in schools results in trauma, health problems and learning difficulties for the victims. A report in the US which looked at 121 different published research reports on the impact of racism, conducted over decades, showed that racism lead…

Immigrants and refugees’ skills and qualifications are being wasted

Released on International Migrants’ Day, a new paper produced by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report, the Education Above All Foundation and UNHCR, entitled “What a waste: Ensure the recognition of migrants and refugees qualification and prior learning”, shows that over a third of highly educated immigrants are overqualified for their jobs, compared to a quarter…