Education starts at home… no matter where home is.
We all know the narrative: Refugee education outcomes have consistently struggled for decades. Tenuous access to basic necessities, overwhelming student to teacher ratios, and instruction in foreign language are a few among many impediments to learning. These are all real challenges that rightfully deserve attention. There are also lessons that we can learn from education in refugee settings. These lessons may not come from who you might imagine: it’s not a new technology, a better program, or a new funding stream making a breakthrough in a remote and resource constrained setting.
Watch CEO Drew Edwards speaking with our partners Avenues R&D at this Open.Ed session in full: