Dr Becky Telford, Chief of UNHCR’s Education Section, is an education specialist with 20 years’ experience in supporting children whose lives are affected by crisis and conflict. She joined UNHCR in 2019 from the UK’s Department for International Development following a career with UNICEF, NGOs and corporate foundations. Becky was awarded a doctorate from the UK’s Leicester University in 2018 with a thesis that sought to understand the local realities of teaching with technology in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp.
Written by Becky Telford
As we mark World Teachers Day 2023 , it is essential that we peel back the curtain on an issue that remains largely ignored: the plight of refugee teachers. Since 1994, we've come together every year to celebrate the remarkable contributions of teachers worldwide. But how often do we pause...Addressing the overlooked plight of refugee teachers