An Afghan boy spells out the Roman alphabet at a special English-language class at the Oinofyta reception centre in Greece.
© UNHCR/Achilleas Zavallis

Missing Out: Refugee education in crisis

Opportunities to learn diminish greatly when children are forced to flee their homes and as they grow older, a troubling new report from UNHCR has found.

"Refugees have skills, ideas, hopes and dreams… They are also tough, resilient and creative, with the energy and drive to shape their own destinies, given the chance."

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi

1. Introduction

2. Starting Out

3. Moving Ahead

4. Aiming Higher

5. The Struggle for Equality

6. Call to Action

Missing Out (PDF version)

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