This report examines how language use affects Rohingya refugee children’s educational experience in the camps around Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh. We identified four key factors that influence how Rohingya refugee children receive an education:

  1. Government requirements: The Government of Bangladesh imposes certain requirements on education service providers.
  2. The complex linguistic environment: The multilingual nature of the response imposes constraints.
  3. Mother-tongue-based multilingual education: Current educational theory highlights the importance of using learners’ mother tongue.
  4. The changing expectations of the Rohingya community: Historically, Rohingya people had limited access to education but they understand its value.

Read the full Language for learning report here.