Global Education Monitoring Report

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JUST RELEASED: New @GEMReport shows major barriers migrants and displaced people still face to access a quality, inclusive education #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport [global video]

New @GEMReport provides a roadmap to help countries achieve the education commitments in the #GlobalCompacts on #migration and #refugees #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport [animation]

Migrant and refugee children in the world today could fill half a million classrooms, an increase of 26% since 2000 according to new @GEMReport #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

New @GEMReport shows $1 billion extra could be raised for #education if transaction costs for wiring money home were reduced #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (Infographic)

.@AAzoulay: “Everyone loses when the education of migrants and refugees is ignored. It is the best way to make communities stronger and more resilient.” #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

A turning point for refugee education? 8 out of the top 10 hosting countries for refugees are including them in their national education systems #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

New @GEMReport shows teachers need more training to teach in multi-lingual and multi-cultural classrooms #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Half of the world’s forcibly displaced people are under the age of 18. Read the @GEMReport to see which countries are including them in their education systems, and which are not #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

New @GEMReport shows only a 1/3 of the funding gap for refugee education has been filled. US$800 million was spent on refugee education in 2016, split equally between humanitarian and development aid #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (Infographic)

New @GEMReport has new global calculations on brain drain, showing 1 in 4 countries see at least 1 in 5 of their highly skilled emigrate #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (Infographic)

New @GEMReport has new global calculations on brain drain, showing 1 in 4 countries see at least 1 in 5 of their highly skilled emigrate #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

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Migrant and refugee children in the world today could fill half a million classrooms. They shouldn’t have to leave their right to education behind when they move. The new @GEM Report UNESCO highlights countries’ achievements and shortcomings in providing an inclusive education. #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

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UNESCO’s 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report, Migration, displacement and education: Building bridges not walls, has just been released. It highlights countries’ achievements and shortcomings in ensuring the right of migrant and displaced children to benefit from a quality, inclusive education, a right that serves the interests of both learners and the communities they live in. Download the report: Bit.ly/2019gemreport

New @GEMReport shows only a third of the funding gap for refugee education has been filled. US$800 million was spent on refugee education in 2016, split equally between humanitarian and development aid #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

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In the 2 years since the landmark New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants in 2016, refugees have missed 1.5 billion days of school #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Migration and displacement are 2 global challenges the 2030 agenda needs to address to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals including #SDG4 #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Only 1 in 4 people are covered by a bilateral qualifications recognition agreement. Qualifications and prior learning need to be recognized to make the most of migrants’ and refugees’ skills #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Education is a major driver in the decision to migrate. People with #HigherEd are 2x as likely to migrate internally, and 5x as likely to migrate internationally as people with primary ed #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Adult migrant and refugee education needs are often neglected and poorly targeted #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (figure)

Education affects not only migrants’ sense of belonging and aspirations but also the attitudes and beliefs of their hosts #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (Infographic)

Curricula and textbooks often include outdated depictions of migration and displacement, despite broad public support for change #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (Infographic)

By not addressing diversity in education, countries ignore its power to promote social inclusion and cohesion #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Asylum-seeking children and youth are detained in many countries, often with limited or no access to education #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Among 21 high income countries, multiculturalism in curricula had been fully adopted by 6 countries in 2010 and partly adopted by another 9 #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Curricula and textbooks often include outdated depictions of migration and displacement, despite broad public support for change #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

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Internal Migration

Internal migration affects many rapidly urbanizing middle income countries like China, where more than 1/3 rural children are left behind by migrating parents #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

In some countries, such as Russia and China, rural to urban migration has seen half of their rural schools close in as little as 10-15 years #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

The @GEMReport estimates internal migration will lead to a further 80 million children living in slums by 2030 where public education provision is scarce  #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (Infographic)

There is a chronic lack of urban planners to pave the way to sustainable urban development, keeping education in mind. There is only 1 for every 400,000 people in India.  #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

The @GEMReport estimates internal migration will lead to a further 80 million children living in slums by 2030 where public education provision is scarce #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

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International Migration

In high income countries, immigrants make up at least 15% of the student population in 1/2 schools #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Immigrants often leave education early. In 2017, in the European Union twice as many foreign born youth had left school early compared to natives #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (Infographic)

Immigrants tend to be more educated than their hosts. In Brazil and Canada, there is at least a 20 percentage point gap between immigrants and natives with tertiary education

Separating low achievers from the most talented disadvantages immigrant students shows the @GEMReport #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (animation)

Immigrants often leave education early. In 2017, in the European Union twice as many foreign born youth had left school early compared to natives #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

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Displacement

Low income countries host 10% of the global population but 20% of the global refugee population, often in educationally deprived areas #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

In the Syrian Arab Republic, 73% of teachers surveyed had no training on providing children with psychosocial support #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (Infographic)

Chad, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Turkey shoulder substantial costs to ensure that refugees attend school alongside nationals #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Asylum-seeking children in detention in countries such as Australia, Hungary, Indonesia, Malaysia and Mexico, are given limited access to education, if any #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Germany needs 42,000, Turkey needs 80,000 and Uganda needs 7,000 more teachers to teach all current refugees #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (Infographic)

The @GEMReport shows Uganda as a blueprint for best practice by bringing humanitarian and development partners together to fund its refugee education plan #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Improving refugee education funding requires bridging humanitarian and development aid in line with commitments in the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Sub-Saharan Africa houses almost 1/3 of all refugees in the world, along with millions of internally displaced people, which are putting strain on already struggling education systems #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Germany needs 42,000, Turkey needs 80,000 and Uganda needs 7,000 more teachers to teach all current refugees #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

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Recommendations

The 2019 @GEMRport says people don’t leave their right to education behind when they move. Protect the right to education of migrants and displaced people #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (animation)

The 2019 @GEMReport calls on governments to include refugees in national education systems #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (animation)

The 2019 @GEMReport calls on governments to try harder to understand and plan for the education needs of migrants and displaced people #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (animation)

The 2019 @GEMReport calls on governments to adapt their curricula and textbooks to accurately represent migration and displacement histories and current realities to help challenge prejudices (animation)

The 2019 @GEMReport calls on governments to support teachers to teach in diverse and challenging classrooms #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (animation)

The 2019 @GEMReport calls on countries to recognize migrants and refugees’ qualifications and prior learning to harness their potential #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (animation)

The 2019 @GEMReport calls on donors to support migrants and displaced people’s education needs with both humanitarian and development aid #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport  (animation)

Monitoring SDG4

Completion rates in 2013–2017 were 85% for primary, 73% for lower secondary and 49% for upper secondary education #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Primary completion rates have also stagnated at less than 90% since the late 2000s. #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

In 2017, about 70% of children participated in organized learning one year before the official primary school entry age #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Enrolment in #tertiaryed reached 38% in 2017 #EducationOnTheMove @UNESCOstat Bit.ly/2019gemreport

In many low and middle income countries, rural students have half the chance – and often less – of completing upper secondary school, compared with urban peers #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Elderly are more likely to be isolated illiterates, living in households with no literate members, in richer than in poorer countries #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

A third of the cost of education is paid out of households’ pockets in low income countries #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (figure)

We are a long way from achieving good learning levels for all. In Sierra Leone in 2018, only 12% had basic reading skills #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport (figure)

In 2013–2017, there were over 12,700 attacks on education, harming over 21,000 students and education personnel #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport @GCPEA

The volume of scholarships funded by aid programmes has been stagnant since 2010 #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

Aid to education, despite reaching a high in 2016, accounts for 12% of total education spending in low income countries and 2% in lower middle income countries #EducationOnTheMove Bit.ly/2019gemreport

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