Chapter 7: Missing education data on internally displaced people (IDPs)
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Internal displacement can affect a child’s education in many ways, reducing their access to education, its quality, and their learning outcomes. Mitigating the negative impacts of displacement on children’s education requires systematic monitoring of the issue and evidence-informed programming. Yet timely, reliable and comparable data on IDP’s education is still widely lacking. This chapter explores the data landscape on IDP’s education. It examines why systematic data on IDP’s education is still largely missing in government and humanitarian data systems and outlines ways forward to address existing data gaps.

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