2019/20 Mercator-IPC Fellow Ellen Kollender and 2018/19 Mercator-IPC Fellow Maissam Nimer’s policy brief “Long-Term Exclusionary Effects of COVID-19 for Refugee Children in the German and Turkish Education Systems: A Comparative Perspective” was published.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted the lives of many people around the globe. While affected governments implemented at least some policies to contain the virus, little attention was given to the particular needs of the most marginalized groups in societies. Among other groups, refugee children and their families are exceptionally impacted by the pandemic. In this policy brief, the current situation of refugee children in Turkey and Germany will be examined with a focus on the increased educational inequalities caused by the measures taken due to the pandemic.
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