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Syrian Refugee Education In Lebanese Secondary Schooling: A Vertical Case Study, Georges Wakim Mar 2022

Syrian Refugee Education In Lebanese Secondary Schooling: A Vertical Case Study, Georges Wakim

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Syrian refugee education in Lebanon faces several challenges from limited school access, language barriers, and undefined policies, to uncertain future citizenship status of refugee students under the larger conditions of state ‘fragility.’ This study examines how Syrian refugee education is enacted in two Lebanese public secondary schools operating in relation to national and transnational policies and norms. The theoretical frame used has three inter-related components. The first addresses (post) development education and fragility. The second addresses globalization and the evolving role of the state dealing with Syrian refugee education. The third considers citizenship education and its relation to refugees as …