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Global Summit to Mark WAHED 2019

The World Access to Higher Education Day Global Summit, Advocating for Equity.   To mark the second ever World Access to Higher Education Day, the University of Edinburgh will be hosting the WAHED Global Summit on 26th November 2019. The summit will present an...

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2019 Social Media Pack Available

On the 26th November 2019, a series of WAHED-branded events and activities will take place across the world. The theme of this year’s WAHED is Advocating for Equity. We want to focus on encouraging governments, universities and others to make meaningful commitments...

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Access Project Spotlight: Mosaik Education

Mosaik Education are a unique charity with a mission to empower a community of refugees  to shape and lead programmes that improve access to university. We’ve asked them a few questions about some of the inspiring work they have done to support student refugees in...

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Access to Education For Refugee and Migrant Children in Europe

Three UN agencies are calling on European States to increase resources and practical support for their school systems to ensure all refugee, asylum-seeking and migrant children can access and stay in quality education. In a briefing paper published on 11 September,...

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Pearson Releases Global Learner Survey

Pearson has published a new survey of 11,000 learners from across the globe exploring attitudes to education and training. Pearson conducted this study so learners in 19 countries could have their say on subjects such as the quality of their nation’s education system;...

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Croatia Adopts National Plan for Enhancing Social Dimension of Higher Education 2019-21

Croatia has passed this year a National Action Plan for Enhancing the Social Dimension of Higher Education. The importance of the social dimension of higher education has been heavily emphasised in several ministerial declarations and communiqués over the past decade....

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PRESS RELEASE: Second World Access to Higher Education Day Announced, 26th November 2019

The second World Access to Higher Education Day (WAHED) will be on November 26th 2019. WAHED is the global day of action focusing on increasing access and participation in higher education for those from low income and other marginalised groups. The first WAHED in...

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WAHED 2019 Planning Underway

This week, the WAHED Planning Group  will be meeting via video conference to discuss further developing WAHED  in 2019 and building on last year’s achievements. Our planning group includes representatives from organisation around the world including : Asia-Europe...

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Summary Report on the First Ever WAHED Available

World Access to Higher Education day (WAHED) was created as a platform to raise global awareness around inequalities in access and success in Higher Education and incites global, regional and local action to address these across the world. With the support of over 100...

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