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Quality education, a school culture of care, and psychosocial well-being: Voices from Syrian children in a public school in Lebanon

In Hajir’s recent research in a public school in Lebanon, school-level experiences of Syrian children underscore that where refugees are included in national schools, they continue to feel excluded from some opportunities that might improve their psychosocial well-being. Her research also reveals that establishing a school culture of care, in addition to physically and psychologically safe environments, is crucial in addressing students’ perspectives on ‘quality education’. [continue reading…]

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Ten Lessons from the Corona Crisis

A crisis is not a teacher. There is no mechanism by which the pandemic forces us to seek new insights. However, we can, through our own efforts, learn lessons from the crisis. Crisis means “turning point”: COVID-19 has shaken some false truths, and at least for a moment facilitates some fundamental reflections. This opportunity must be seized. [continue reading…]