Hassan Aden and Cindy Horst have contributed a post to the PRIO Blog on refugee education and promises, fulfilled or unfulfilled.
Education in situations of conflict and crisis is central in efforts to protect children and youth in the near-term and fostering peaceful coexistence over the longer-term. But how can education enable individuals and communities to build durable futures when there is great uncertainty about where these futures will be?
Education can offer crucial stability and predictability to children and youth whose lives have been fundamentally disrupted and create opportunities for individuals with very few options. It is an impressive tool that can contribute to developing self-proficient and responsible future-generation citizens that can become agents of change in contexts where change is needed.
The full blog post can be read here.