Higher Education Challenges for Migrant and Refugee Students in a Global World



Higher Education in the Era of Migration, Displacement and Internationalization
Arar, Khalid; Kondakçı, Yaşar; Streitwieser, Bernhard; Saiti, Anna (Routledge, London/New York , 2022-03-01)
This book draws from the voices of students and those who educate them to reveal the unique issues faced in the quest to access higher education in order to provide a greater understanding of the complex phenomenon of international migration and its intersection with higher education.
Higher Education Challanges for Migrants and Refugee Students in a Global World
Kondakçı, Yaşar (Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 2019-01-01)
Higher Education Policy for Displaced People: Implications of Turkey's Higher Education Policy for Syrian Migrants
Arar, Khalid; Kondakçı, Yaşar; Kaya Kaşıkcı, Sevgi; Erberk, Elif (2020-06-01)
This study investigates Turkey's higher education (HE) policy for Syrian refugee students (SRSs) by examining the experiences of the students and documenting political, social and cultural dynamics behind these experiences. The study reviewed reports, notices and circulars in order to capture the key tenets of the Turkeys HE policy for the Syrians refugee students. In order to reveal the experiences of the students, 27 interviews were conducted with a group of students who are studying at a public universit...
Higher Education for forcibly displaced migrants in Turkey
Kondakçı, Yaşar; Zayim Kurtay, Merve; Kaya Kaşıkcı, Sevgi; Şenay, Hanife Hilal; Kulakoğlu, Büşra (2022-01-01)
© 2022 HERDSA.Higher education (HE) provides a unique opportunity to accomplish social and economic integration and mitigate the impact of displacement for forcibly displaced migrants (FDMs) in the long run. Against this backdrop, the purpose of the study is to explore the HE experiences of Syrian FDMs in Turkey. Utilizing snowball sampling, 24 FDMs in Turkey were interviewed. The results suggested that for the FDMs, HE was a mechanism for reconstructing their lives. However, they faced several challenges b...
Higher education to work transition of young people in Turkey: ambivalence, uncertainties and youth subjectivities
Bozkurt, Ekin (null; 2017-08-30)
This paper explores final-year university students’ perceptions of labour market and future work. Higher education has long been considered as a gateway to a secure future in Turkey, however, the recent economic and political changes taking place and the changing labour market opportunities, no longer promise a ‘secure’ future for the youth. The rate of population with tertiary education among 25-34 age group in Turkey has risen from 13% in 2005 to 27% in 2015 according to the OECD. On the other ha...
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Y. Kondakçı, “Higher Education Challenges for Migrant and Refugee Students in a Global World,” 2019, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://www.peterlang.com/view/9781433160516/chapter-013.xhtml.