Migration and refugee research
Mervi's current research has three primary areas: migration and refugee research, intercultural education and practice theories/praxis. Migration and refugee research has been her main interest since beginning her PhD, and her focus in this field is to understand refugee students’ educational success and school wellbeing.
Mervi Kaukko's Articles
Turning darkness into light
A Melbourne primary school's focus on ensuring its migrant students feel that they belong has resulted in a valuable learning tool.
Higher education for the greater good
An initiative that gives refugee and asylum-seeking students easier access to university study has revealed some powerful stories.