Educational Technology

April 21, 2013

Africa: UNHCR to Expand Online Higher Education Opportunities for the Forcibly Displaced

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The UN refugee agency and the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), through its partner Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins initiative (JC:HEM), have signed an agreement to enhance higher education opportunities for refugees and other forcibly displaced people through online and on-site courses. The agreement expands access to Online courses are currently offered to refugees and other displaced students in Jordan, Kenya and Malawi. The agreement will expand the courses to Chad and several other countries where UNHCR and JRS operate. Assessment of students is already under way in Chad.

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