Pathways to empowerment: recognizing the competences of Syrian refugees in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey

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Author: Singh, Madhu


For Syrian refugees living in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, recognition is a transformative mechanism that can help them enter or re-enter education, integrate into the world of work and participate fully in their host communities. However, while policy-makers in the region have prioritized the recognition, validation and accreditation (RVA) of non-formal and informal learning, it remains a major challenge to develop systems that do this effectively. This publication lays the groundwork for such a system, urging governments to develop comprehensive national strategies rather...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Pathways; Disadvantaged; Policy

Keywords: Refugees; Recognition of prior learning; Accreditation of prior learning; Nonformal learning; Informal learning; Promotion of employment; Access to education and training; Recognition of current competency; Skill certification; Policy implications; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Syria; Lebanon; Turkey; Iraq; Jordan; Egypt; Africa; Middle East; Europe

Published: Hamburg, Germany: UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2018

Physical description: 180 p.

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ISBN: 9789282012277

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 132.677

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