Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Research
Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Research on early childhood education and care for the youngest refugee and asylum-seeking children in England.
Reflection on Israel and Gaza conflict
Our Refugee Education UK community has been appalled and devastated by the events in Israel and Gaza over the last few weeks. The pain runs deep for our young people and our staff team, as well as our volunteers. Our CEO Catherine shares some reflections on her return from leave.
Sustainable transformative inclusive refugee education (STRIVE)
Sustainable transformative inclusive refugee education (STRIVE) is a partnership between Refugee Education UK and the University of Nottingham that aims to engage the education sector and policymakers to effect systemic change to refugee education policy and implementation in schools.
REUK is working with the The Bell Foundation to research education access and provision for refugee and asylum-seeking adolescents who arrive in the UK mid-way through an academic year.
Inclusive and Sustainable Promising Practices in Refugee Education (InSPPiRE)
A learning project that seeks to identify and amplify promising practices from case studies of refugee education initiatives in high-income countries.
Finding their Way: The Journey to University for Refugee and Asylum-Seeking Young People in Coventry (October 2022)
Research produced by REUK and the University of Warwick regarding access to Higher Education for refugees.
Supporting young Afghan's education and wellbeing (September 2021)
Briefing and policy recommendations for stakeholders supporting Afghan refugees in the UK.
The effects of COVID-19 on young refugees' education and wellbeing (August 2021)
Practitioner insights from REUK’s experience supporting 550 refugee and asylum-seeking young people through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nationality and borders bill: REUK's report
Nationality and borders bill: REUK's report
Education transitions for young refugees and asylum seekers in the UK
REUK and Unicef UK's research report and practitioner advice sheets on transitioning through education
Education funding options for young refugees and asylum seekers
Funding organisations which make grants towards fees, travel, educational resources and equipment
Higher Education (HE) Frequently Asked Questions resource
Accurate information and advice for refugee and asylum-seeking students seeking to access HE
Further Education (FE) Frequently Asked Questions resource
Accurate information and advice for refugee and asylum-seeking students seeking to access FE
COVID-19 crisis: policy briefing and recommendations
This policy briefing explores the impact of COVID-19 on young refugees’ education and wellbeing in the UK
University scholarships for asylum seekers
Find out more about university scholarships for asylum seekers who are unable to access student finance
REUK and Unicef UK resources: access to education
REUK's research for Unicef UK on access to education to refugee children in England, Scotland and Wales
UNU-Wider working paper: Afghan refugee youth
REUK's paper on the impact of educational achievement on Afghan refugee youth's integration and wellbeing in the UK
Refugee access to higher education in low-resource environments
REUK and Jigsaw Consult's global landscape review and research study on refugees' access to tertiary study
After Return: documenting the experiences of young people forcibly removed to Afghanistan
Research, practitioner guidance and policy briefing on former child asylum seekers sent back to Afghanistan on turning 18
"I just want to study": access to higher education for young refugees and asylum seekers
REUK's first research paper into the barriers faced by young asylum seekers and refugees trying to access university
Broken Futures: young Afghan asylum seekers in the UK and on return to Afghanistan
REUK's first research paper into the experiences of young Afghans facing the possibility of forced removal to Kabul
Voices of Refugee Youth: The impact of post-primary education in emergencies
A collaboration with UNHCR and Jigsaw Consult, funded by Dubai Cares, to build the global evidence base for secondary and tertiary education for refugees, through a youth-centred participatory approach.
EdTech Hub rapid evidence briefings
A research commission from Unicef UK to both examine the barriers to progression to further and higher education for young refugees and asylum seekers in the UK, and to identify potential solutions and good practices.
Supporting resettled refugees to access higher education
A commission from Reset Communities and Refugees, the UK's community sponsorship learning hub, to create a research-informed guide to help community sponsorship groups support resettled refugees to reach university.
Education for refugee and asylum-seeking children: Access and equality in England, Scotland and Wales
A commission from Unicef UK to research the scale and impact of the education difficulties facing child refugees and asylum-seekers in the UK and to propose recommendations for decision-makers and service providers.
Toolkits, reports and other resources
Whether you're a young refugee or simply someone with an interest in refugee education, we hope these resources will inform and serve you.