Refugee Students’ Schooling Experiences and Outcomes in Lebanon, Turkey, and Australia – A 5-year Longitudinal Study
On Refugee Week 2023, join us for a webinar titled:
“Refugee Students’ Schooling Experiences and Outcomes in Lebanon, Turkey, and Australia –
A 5-year Longitudinal Study”
Thursday, July 20 2023
4pm Beirut Time
2pm UK Time
Please register on Zoom:
This webinar examines the schooling experiences and outcomes of refugees in Lebanon, Turkey and Australia, three countries that offer three different types of legal settlements with their potential effect on education provisions.
The webinar explores how policies implemented in emergency settings versus those applied in permanent settlements influence education provisions shaping refugee students’ teaching and learning experiences.
About the speakers:
Is the British Academy Bilateral Chair Education in Conflict at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge and the Centre for Lebanese Studies. Prof Shuayb is also the Director of the Centre for Lebanese Studies since 2012. Prior to that, she was a Senior Fellow at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. Maha has a Ph.D. in education from the University of Cambridge. She is a founding member and the former president of the Lebanese Association for History. She is also a co-founding member of the Disability Hub, a collective initiative that aims to promote research and advocacy around disability in the Arab World. Maha’s research focuses on the sociology and politics of education, particularly equity and equality in education, and the implications of inequalities on marginalized groups such as refugee children and persons with disabilities. Her research interests also focus on curriculum and educational reform in Lebanon. Maha has numerous publications on education.
Is a senior researcher and British Academy Fellow working on the British Academy Programme on Education in Conflict and Crisis at the Centre for Lebanese Studies and the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge. His recent research is based on a comparative longitudinal study of refugee children residing in Lebanon, Turkey, and Australia. He examines refugee education provisions across three national contexts that offer different legal settlements, using longitudinal quantitative and qualitative data on education in conflict and crisis.
In his Ph.D. research, Mohammad investigates refugee children’s social integration, language difficulty, and the relationship between language and integration under EIE versus longer-term legal settlements. Mohammad’s research mainly focuses on topics of education, migration, economic development, and political participation. He has substantial experience working with quantitative data, empirical modeling, and various econometric estimation techniques.
Is a distinguished professor of Sociology at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. He is a specialist on school and labour market careers of children of immigrants and refugees in Europe and the United States. He has coordinated the TIES project which was the first European comparative study on the second generation in Europe. He has further coordinated two ERC Grant projects. The first looked at the upcoming elite among the second generation (ELITESproject.eu) and the second, an ERC advanced grant project, BAM looks at the new minority in superdiverse cities: the people without migration background living in majority minority neighborhoods (BAMproject.eu). He has written more than a hundred journal and chapter articles about issues of diversity and inclusion. Some of his books include: The New Face of World Cities (Russell Sage Foundation Publishers), Coming to Terms with Superdiversity. The Case of Rotterdam (Springer Press), Superdiversity. A New Vision on Integration (Free University Press) and New Social Mobility. Second Generation Pioneers in Europe (Springer Press).
Is a senior lecturer at the University of Adelaide. Nina lectures a range of courses in the School of Education including Primary and Secondary Schools Interaction, Contemporary Issues in Education, Multicultural Education and Curriculum, Development and Innovation. Her research speciality is the education of refugees and migrants, and teaching speciality is the preparation of teachers for South Australia and my community activities have incorporated both of these areas. She delivers a number of courses in culture, education and society. She is currently involved in a study focusing on “Schooling and Education for Refugees”. Nina coordinates and lectures a variety of courses in the School of Education which entail Primary and Secondary Schools interaction, contemporary knowledge of the curriculum and Multicultural Education.
This project is funded by the Spencer Foundation