The Turkish Government’s Nationalist Screening Requirements for Teachers Deprives Refugees of a Non-Discriminatory Education

The Turkish Government’s Nationalist Screening Requirements for Teachers Deprives Refugees of a Non-Discriminatory Education

By Steve Ragatzki.

The Turkish government has fired approximately 32,000 teachers since July 2016. While interviewing replacements for the fired teachers, the government has asked questions regarding the applicants preferred columnists, their view on the coup in July 2016, and the current president's most recent speech. This type of vetting deprives refugees of a non-discriminatory education. Continue reading to learn about a similar educational action in the past and how UNESCO addresses the situation.

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“A Stiller Doom”: How an Interest Convergence Approach to Girls’ Education Perpetuates Stereotypes & Contradicts International Human Rights’ Standards

“A Stiller Doom”: How an Interest Convergence Approach to Girls’ Education Perpetuates Stereotypes & Contradicts International Human Rights’ Standards

By: Chantelle Dial

Despite how dramatically traditions and roles may have changed over the years, the current U.S. approach to why women at home and abroad should be educated often perpetuates harmful stereotypes under the guise of progress.

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