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Skilled migration in an unequal world

It has been long time since “brain drain” became a buzz-world for policy-makers around the globe. Coined to capture the emigration of British scientists from the United Kingdom, “brain drain” has come to designate a unidirectional transfer of skilled and educated workers from human-resource poor countries to countries that are more prosperous.

4 May 2017 | 07 : 43

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Equity Approach in Learning Achievements in Argentina

The Government of Argentina started its own National Assessments of Learning Outcomes started in 1993. However there has been little use of these results for educational decision making policies in the past, having a weak evaluation and evidence based policy culture in the country.

4 May 2017 | 07 : 14

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Education Among Syrian Refugee Youth in Urban Settings in Turkey

In March, 2017, six years since the start of the Syrian civil war, the UNHCR announced that the number of Syrian refugees in neighboring countries had surpassed 5 million. Now in its seventh year, the war in Syria has cost more than 3.3 million Syrian school-aged children their education.  

3 May 2017 | 18 : 57

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Education System Reform: voices from the resistance

A reportage on education system reform, and resistance voices, in Mexico. 

3 May 2017 | 18 : 46

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Educational Equality Among Whom?

Because education is of both intrinsic and instrumental value for each and every individual, educational justice calls for an equal opportunity to education for all.

3 May 2017 | 18 : 37

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How to understand academic disadvantage in PISA assessments in Latin America region?

One of the key issues in the use of large-scale assessments, which aims to inform policy, is to be able to translate results into a meaningful interpretation of the learning levels that students within school systems have attained.

3 May 2017 | 18 : 33

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