Recognition and validation of qualifications and skills for refugees: selected practices from Europe


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People that flee from their home country seeking shelter in another country have a history; they have gone to school, many have worked, they have acquired qualifications and skills. If host countries could make use of the qualifications and skills of refugees this would contribute to economic and social inclusion of refugees, which would benefit both the host country, and the refugee. Turkey hosts around three million registered Syrian refugees. This poses enormous challenges to the country, finding the economic resources to ensure refugees' living conditions, as well as the social and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Qualifications; Migration; Skills and knowledge; Assessment; Employment

Keywords: Refugees; Skill certification; Equivalence of qualifications; Recognition of prior learning

Geographic subjects: Turkey; Asia; Norway; Netherlands; Germany; Italy; Denmark; Sweden; Europe

Published: Turin, Italy: European Training Foundation, 2017

Physical description: 57 p.

Date: 2017

Place: Adana, Turkey

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 130.625

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