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Pherali, Tejendra; Turner, Ellen – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
Despite being a protracted refugee crisis that entails international debates and controversies, discussions about Palestinian education have frequently sidelined the perspectives, needs and priorities of the Palestinian refugee population. Drawing upon a qualitative study in the West Bank and engaging with theoretical ideas of Johan Galtung, Paulo…
Descriptors: Refugees, Qualitative Research, Emergency Shelters, Violence
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Nedeljkovic, Vukasin – Research in Drama Education, 2018
Originally a coping mechanism for an artist housed in a Direct Provision Centres while seeking asylum in Ireland, "Asylum Archive" has become much more than that. In 2018, it is now a collaborative archive, interactive and intermedial online document, and a scholarly research project. This iteration includes five new images of Railway…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Land Settlement, Immigrants, Refugees
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Monaghan, Christine; King, Elisabeth – Comparative Education Review, 2018
Theories of change (ToCs) are underutilized in programming and evaluation and seldom analyzed with regard to the challenges and opportunities they present, especially in conflict-affected contexts. We reflect on the use of ToCs in UNICEF's Peacebuilding, Education, and Advocacy program, using four studies we carried out in Ethiopia and Dadaab…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Peace, Conflict
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Pavlakis, Alexandra E. – Educational Researcher, 2018
Students and families experience homelessness and high mobility (HHM) in vastly different ways. Yet, popular media, academic scholars, and practitioners often overlook this diversity. Building on a 2012 special issue of "Educational Researcher," I discuss recent research that highlights the heterogeneity of HHM student and families. In…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Educational Opportunities, Educational Experience, Educational Research
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Ferguson, Kristin M. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Purpose: This randomized controlled trial compared the efficacy between the Social Enterprise Intervention (SEI) and Individual Placement and Support (IPS) with homeless youth with mental illness to assess their impact on nonvocational outcomes. Method: Seventy-two homeless youth were recruited from one agency and randomized to the SEI (n = 36) or…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Homeless People
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Busby, Selina – Research in Drama Education, 2018
This paper examines a New York-based project, Crossing Bridges, that brings together 15 sex-trafficked and homeless young people and 15 award winning Broadway artists to create theatre together. These two participant extremes offer a unique opportunity to contribute considerably to new iterations of both communal practice and the aspirational aims…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Homeless People, Youth, Artists
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Ameen, Raid Faiq; Cinkara, Emrah – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
One of the central aspects of displacement and migration is resilience on behalf of the affected individuals. UNHCR reports that the number of displaced people around the world reached 65 million by the end of 2015. In another report UNHCR states that the number of Syrian refugees in Iraq is 233,224. While IOM reports that the number of the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Refugees, Resilience (Psychology), English (Second Language)
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Phan, Trang A. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Currently, only 1% of refugees worldwide have access to postsecondary education as compared to global enrollment rates of 34%. In view of this disparity, it is clear that access to education is problematic for refugee youth. Recognizing the challenges associated with the inaccessibility to higher education for refugee youth and the long-term…
Descriptors: Refugees, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Peer Teaching
Martin, Staci BokHee – ProQuest LLC, 2018
An unprecedented 65.6 million persons are forcibly displaced (e.g., refugees, asylum-seekers, IDPs). Half are youth. Hope is often the feeling that sustains youth through intolerable conditions. Basic education in protracted areas is seen as a protective factor that nurtures hope and psychosocial wellbeing in the lives of children and youth. This…
Descriptors: Refugees, Peace, Mixed Methods Research, Surveys
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Atabekova, Anastasia A.; Gorbatenko, Rimma G.; Shoustikova, Tatyana V.; Valero-Garcés, Carmen – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
The paper explores the current state of affairs in the language service providers' attitude and practice regarding the digital tools potential for language and culture mediation with refugees. The issue is considered from the angle of interpreters' awareness of and competency in using up-to-date electronic tools to support refugees' language…
Descriptors: Refugees, Second Languages, Translation, Cultural Awareness
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Zhang, Paige; Kteily-Hawa, Roula – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2018
In 2016, 235,000 Canadians experienced homelessness, and on any given night, there are 35,000 Canadians who are homeless. Many have significant mental-health needs. This article describes a series of storytelling workshops offered at a shelter and medical clinic to provide a space for homeless people to reflect, share their voices, gain…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Males, Communication Skills, Foreign Countries
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Preston, John – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2017
In the 1960s federal agencies in the US encouraged the building of protected schools designed to survive a nuclear attack. A number of designs, including underground schools, were constructed. In order to promote the building of protected schools, the US government produced a number of propaganda films for school boards and governors. In addition…
Descriptors: Educational History, United States History, War, National Security
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Selvik, Sabreen; Raaheim, Arild; Øverlien, Carolina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
Numerous children around the world are forced to make multiple moves with their mothers in and out of refuges for abused women. Each time, they experience a sudden upheaval of their familiar environment. For these children, domestic violence and flight from violence is not an isolated event but part of their upbringing. Few statistics and little…
Descriptors: Children, Mothers, Family Violence, Emergency Shelters
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Schlembach, Sue – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
The number of mothers with young children experiencing homelessness and seeking shelter has increased in the USA over the past decade. Shelters are often characterized as environments offering few opportunities for appropriate play experiences. This article delineates the important role of play for young children experiencing homelessness and…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Young Children, Play, Emergency Shelters
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Dahya, Negin; Dryden-Peterson, Sarah – Comparative Education, 2017
In this paper, we explore the role of online social networks in the cultivation of pathways to higher education for refugees, particularly for women. We compare supports garnered in local and offline settings to those accrued through online social networks and examine the differences between women and men. The paper draws on complementary original…
Descriptors: Refugees, Educational Attainment, Interviews, Foreign Countries
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