World Refugee Week 2019 By ReConnect, UCL Institute of Education, London.

WORLD #1 FOR EDUCATION 2019UCL Institute of Education

How Refugees are Reconnecting to Education

A Refugee Week Event organised by ReConnect in partnership with UCL Instituted of Education to support Refugees into Higher Education and Teaching, was held on Wednesday 19 June 2019, 5.00 – 8.00pm at Jeffrey Hall, UCL Institute of Education (IOE), 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL. It was an inspiring event attended by about 150 participants.
Since 2014, the IOE has ranked #1 in the world for Education in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Many highly qualified refugees in the United Kingdom face barriers when it comes to participating in Higher Education and the workforce.

The IOE is supporting ReConnect, a charity helping refugees contribute their skills through their Reconnect to Education: Preparation for Higher Education programme by helping them become familiar with the British educational system.

Reports & Financial Statements

For the year ending 31 December 2020
For the year ending 31 December 2019
For the year ending 31 December 2018
For the year ending 31 December 2017

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Further Links to Our Work


UCL video on preparation for Higher Education Programme:

UCL publicity video:

Awards Ceremony/ Refugee Week 2019:

A Guardian article on refugee teachers/ ReConnect: