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No Lost Generation: refugee children education in Cyprus

Project Coordinator and Principal Researcher: Dr Ioanna Katsounari
Project Duration: January 2020 - December 2020


This project investigates the integration of refugee children and youngsters in the educational system of Cyprus and suggests policies that will have an impact on the education chances of these children. The project has the following specific objectives:

i) To comprehensively understand and assess existing educational measures (formal and non- formal) implemented in Cyprus related to the successful integration of these children in education.

ii) To examine ways that linking educational arrangements together can help or block equal chances for refugee children to reach maximum school success.

iii) To recommend policies which will have an impact on educational arrangements and promote the integration of these children into the educational system.

Project Outputs

Policy Brief & Research Paper

The Policy Brief is available here.

The Research Paper is available here.


Research Team

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Project Coordinator and Principal Researcher: Ioanna Katsounari, Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology and Social Work, Frederick University Cyprus

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Research Assistant 1: Ms Elena Heracleous

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Research Assistant 2: Mr Phivos Phylactou