Research by Selcuk Sirin Finds Syrian Refugee Children Encountering Significant Trauma and Education Disruptions

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Research by Selcuk Sirin Finds Syrian Refugee Children Encountering Significant Trauma and Education Disruptions

Forty percent of the more than four million Syrian refugees who have fled Syria since civil war began in 2011 are under the age of 12, with many encountering substantial disruptions to their education that will affect their learning once resettled, finds a report co-authored by Selcuk Sirin, associate professor of applied psychology, and released by the Migration Policy Institute this week.

 

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