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Waleed Aly tries to find differences between the Government's and the Opposition's policies on refugees and asylum seekers - with no luck
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High Court blocks return of 153 asylum seekers to Sri Lanka http://ab.co/1oAJbYk #abcnews
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For the first time in the post-World War II era, the number of refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced people worldwide has exceeded 50 million people according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)

This massive increase was driven mainly by the war in Syria, which at the end of last year had forced 2.5 million people into becoming refugees and made 6.5 million internally displaced. Major new displacement was also seen in Africa – notably in Central African Republic and South Sudan.

Read more at: http://j.mp/1igdxA5
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We have made some limited attempts to teach this at our school, but constraints around assessment and parental expectations, not to mention government curriculum frameworks, seem to get in the way of genuine progress. 
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Having just finished mid-year exams, this is a timely question.
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Trying to settle asylum seekers in Cambodia instead of Australia is a cruel and nonsensical government policy. Abbott should know better, writes Michael Sainsbury:

http://ow.ly/yzZiY
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Once were free... to travel.
 
How could the world revive the golden era of passport-free travel? As we commemorate the centenary of the First World War, Drew Keeling looks at how the conflict brought an end to unrestricted mass migration and what this means for the global economy:

http://wef.ch/1lruHWe

Chart: http://wef.ch/1lruIcG
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    Assistant Sub-school Leader, 2009 - present
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