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Improving Rohingya Refugee Children’s Access to Literacy Materials

27 July 2018

by Kinana Qaddour In June of 2017, BRAC Bangladesh and VSO Bangladesh, with the support of Artolution, facilitated a story-writing workshop with Rohingya refugee parents and teachers in the makeshift settlements of Ukhiya in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Locally-made materials to improve literacy of Rohingya refugee students are limited in the current stage of the EiE response.   Background  ...

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INEE Capacity Development Workshop in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

25 July 2018

by Bente Sandal-Aasen, Natalie Brackett, and Teresa Wolverton, with contributions from Kinana Qaddour (BRAC) and Kitty Williams (Plan International) Crises introduce a new set of complexities to the already challenging work of providing quality education for all. The humanitarian response around the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh is no exception. Fortunately, a range of expert government, non-governmental, and multilateral organizations ...

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EiE and Conflict Sensitive Education at the International Colloquium on Education, Porto, May 2018

9 July 2018

Education in emergencies was a central piece of the Second International Colloquium on Education and Development Cooperation: “Contexts, Challenges and Agendas” that took place in Porto in May 2018. This Colloquium was a two day initiative led by the Center for African Studies of the University of Porto and the Centre for Research and Intervention in Education (CIIE) and ...

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LAUNCH: INEE Guidance Note on Psychosocial Support 

2 July 2018

We are pleased to launch the new INEE Guidance Note on Psychosocial Support.   The purpose of the INEE Guidance Note on Psychosocial Support is to clarify the importance of supporting the psychosocial wellbeing of children and youth, and to offer specific strategies for how to incorporate psychosocial support (PSS) into education responses. This resource addresses a gap in the ...

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LAUNCH: Thematic Paper - An Introduction to Education and Preventing Violent Extremism

25 June 2018

INEE is pleased to share an updated and redesigned version of the Thematic Paper: An Introduction to Education and Preventing Violent Extremism.   This paper was conceptualized and developed by the INEE Education Policy Working Group subgroup on Youth, Violence and Peacebuilding. Though there remains limited consensus on how to define violent extremism, this paper highlights some of the more ...

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Evidence for Education in Emergencies

21 June 2018

By Sonja Anderson It is estimated that more than 75 million children are in dire need of educational support in crisis-affected contexts. In situations of conflict and displacement education not only opens doors, providing opportunities to children and youth that they otherwise would not receive, but education can also offering a safe space and access to life saving information. However, there ...

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Inclusive Education Task Team - Member Recruitment

5 June 2018

Dear INEE members: We are pleased to announce a possible re-activation of the INEE Inclusive Education Task Team (IETT) – a collective of volunteer members invested in supporting inclusive education initiatives in emergencies. The mandate of the IETT has been to: a) develop tools and publications; b) advocate for inclusive education in emergencies; and c) improve stakeholder capacity to deliver ...

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Fighting for better financing for education

23 May 2018

by Peter Hyll-Larsen  |  This blog post is adapted from the original post published on the Finn Church Aid website. Fighting for better financing for education – on the Southern streets or in the Northern corridors of power?     How is advocacy best done for financing of education and the SDG goal 4, especially in situations of ...

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Towards Evidence-Based Financing for Education in Emergencies

15 May 2018

A blog series by NORRAG and INEE This page introduces a new blog series by NORRAG and INEE to promote discussion of and explore the linkages between financing and evidence for education in emergencies (EiE). The strikingly low share of international humanitarian funding allocated to education is not sufficient to support the unprecedented need of children ...

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Textbooks are still essential

1 May 2018

by Paul Gibbings A web-portal development securing better provision to schools Hard copy textbooks are still an essential learning tool in the hands of the pupils and school staff in developing nations, especially those in rural and remote areas. This is likely to be the case for the foreseeable future in spite of all the technological advances that are showcased ...

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