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Education & Youth

The Open Society Foundations are committed to empowering young people by supporting efforts to increase access to quality education. From early childhood to higher education, we work to ensure young people from different backgrounds have equal access to education and to promote critical thinking, respect for diverse opinions, and free and open intellectual inquiry.

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Open Society Voices

From a Refugee Camp to a Biophysics Lab

May 29, 2015 by Laura Silber 1

Dr. Admir Mašić earned his PhD and became a successful research scientist. But two decades ago he wasn’t even allowed to enroll in school.

Global Education Goals Shouldn’t Just Be a Numbers Game

May 20, 2015 by Dierdre Williams 2

The Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals must include education targets that can’t necessarily be quantified.

We Want to Hear What You Think About the European Roma Institute

May 18, 2015 by Zeljko Jovanovic 18
The idea of an institute for Roma culture and heritage is more relevant and urgent than ever. Now we want your feedback.