Forced migration and education

I Kushnir, Education in the North

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    Abstract

    This feature provides a brief account of the contemporary context of forced migration globally and the issues around education for refugees who have fled their home countries and live in exile. This discussion is informed by Paulo Freire’s ideas of oppression and liberation and suggests that refugees live in the context of oppression, which stems from the forced migration and may continue through education provision in host communities. While the generosity of the hosts in this provision should be recognised, the lack of refugees’ agency in this provision is the factor linked to oppression.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)141-147
    JournalEducation in the North
    Volume27
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 7 May 2020

    Keywords

    • forced migration
    • refugees
    • education
    • Freire
    • oppression

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    Kushnir, I., & Education in the North (2020). Forced migration and education. Education in the North, 27(1), 141-147. https://doi.org/10.26203/vmne-6324