INEE - Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies

Promoting access to quality, safe, and relevant education for all persons affected by crisis


INEE 2014 Annual Report

16 April 2015

We are pleased to launch the INEE 2014 Annual Report, a summary of the activities and accomplishments of the network during a very busy year.

As 2014 drew to a close, we looked back at a year of crises that had devastating effects on education around the world. The Syria crisis raged on, impacting millions of learners and effectively

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4 Things Your Institution Can Do to Support Education in Crisis

16 April 2015

By Jon Grosh, Publications Manager at the Institute of International Education. This article was originally posted at Institute of International Education on April 13, 2015.

Our experience suggests that fragile states cannot succeed without major investments in higher education. Accordingly, neglecting academic needs during and after armed conflict raises the risk of failure once peace is

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Bring Back Our Girls Now

16 April 2015

By Leila Zerrougui, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict. This article was originally posted at

A year ago, the world woke up to news of the horrific abduction by Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad, better known as Boko Haram* of 276 school girls

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Launching: EiE Term Bank!

10 April 2015

We are excited to announce the launch of the Education in Emergencies (EiE) Term Bank, an online glossary of over 330 key education in emergencies terms, their definitions, and sources. The EiE Term Bank aims to promote a common understanding of key EiE technical terms and to support correct and universal usage of these terms.


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The future of our network: INEE organizational review questionnaire

16 March 2015

Dear INEE Members,

Greetings to all and my respects for your work. I am a consultant working on the INEE Governance and Organizational Review, that seeks to help INEE find ways to meet the challenges of education in emergencies in the years ahead.

The governance and organizational review involves engaging with INEE members and stakeholders

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CIES 2015 panels on education in emergencies

2 March 2015

The 59th annual Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) conference is taking place in Washington, D.C. on March 8-13, 2015. This year, topics related to education in emergencies will be discussed in numerous panels, presentations, and workshops, and we hope you will join us for these important discussions!

Listed below is a selection

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The Need for Emergency Education

9 February 2015

By Gordon Brown, United Nations special envoy for Global Education. This blog was originally posted by Business World Online. 

In an ideal world, whenever children needed help, they would get it. When girls and boys were forced from their homes or classrooms because of war, natural disaster, or other crises, the international

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Ideation Challenge for Technology-Enabled Education in Crisis and Conflict

28 January 2015

by Anthony Bloome, Senior Education Technology Specialist, USAID

We know crises happen. Whether they happen because of health conditions, such as Ebola, or because of natural disasters or conflict, they can have profound and long-term consequences for students’ educational attainment and development in affected communities, particularly in lower income countries which are less able to absorb

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INEE Minimum Standards 10th Anniversary Essay Contest

27 January 2015

          2014 marked an important year for INEE - the 10th anniversary of the Minimum Standards. Currently in its second edition and supported by INEE Working Group on Minimum Standards and Network Tools, the standards have been translated into more than 29 languages, contextualized for eight different countries, and have been used in over 110 countries to ensure

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New publication: Where It’s Needed Most: Quality Professional Development for All Teachers

14 January 2015

We are pleased to announce the release of a new publication, Where It’s Needed Most: Quality Professional Development for All Teachers, edited by Mary Burns and James Lawrie. We are thankful for their leadership in developing this publication.

The publication highlights the need to improve the planning, implementation, and sustainability of teacher professional development in

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