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


Visionary Nigerian teacher wins UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

18 September 2017

This post was originally published by UNHCR.   Mediator who helped gain release of Chibok girls wins Nansen honour for opening schools in conflict zone.    Zannah Mustapha, a champion for the rights of displaced children growing up amid violence in north-eastern Nigeria to get a quality education, has been named the 2017 winner of UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee ...

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[WEBINAR] ICT for M&E of Education Programming for Refugee Populations

14 September 2017

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 9AM EST (New York)   USAID ECCN and the INEE Tech Task Team invite you to a webcast featuring innovative ways to use Information Communication Technology (ICT) in monitoring and evaluation of education programming for refugee populations. The webcast will feature an evaluation conducted in Dadaab, Kenya, of youth training that uses auto-photography methods and key lessons learned ...

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Accelerated Education Case Studies

8 September 2017

Blog prepared for USAID ECCN by Kayla Boisvert, Research Assistant for ECCN with the Center for International Education, University of Massachusetts   The Accelerated Education Working Group has completed a series of studies on the application of Accelerated Education Principles for Effective Practice. These 10 evidence-based principles aim to clarify the essential components of an effective Accelerated Education Program. The review ...

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Teachers in Crisis Contexts ToT Report

29 August 2017

by Kathleen Denny, Education Project Manager, Norwegian Refugee Council - Iraq   Teachers in Crisis Contexts Middle East Multi-Agency Training of Trainers Report   Amman, Jordan, 23-27 July 2017   Overview With endorsement from No Lost Generation and INEE, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), International Rescue Committee (IRC), Save the Children International (SCI) and World Vision International (WVI) ...

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World Humanitarian Day 2017

18 August 2017

World Humanitarian Day is held every year on August 19 to raise awareness and support for those individuals that are affected by crisis around the world. It is also a day to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives to support those in need.  An estimated 75 million children aged 3 to 18 live in countries facing war and ...

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Education Sensitive to Conflict: One Reason to be Hopeful

16 August 2017

by Gustavo Payan   “Oh yes! The director and the teachers know,” responded Lilia to my question about whether school authorities knew that many of the students were involved in gangs and conducted illicit activities in school premises. “I think they just turn a blind eye because they don’t know what to do about ...

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Worldwide Initiative for Safe Schools: Promoting Disaster Resilience in the Education Sector

15 August 2017

by Hannah Poquette, GADRRRES Coordinator   Comprehensive School Safety was recently highlighted during the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2017 at a side event entitled "Worldwide Initiative for Safe Schools: Promoting Disaster Resilience in the Education Sector". This event, hosted by the Global Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience in the Education ...

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Commemorating Jackie Kirk, 2008-2018 - Events for next year!

13 August 2017

In August 2008, Dr. Jacqueline (Jackie) Kirk was tragically killed with her colleagues Mohammad Aimal, Shirley Case, and Nicole Dial while working for the International Rescue Committee in Afghanistan. Jackie Kirk was an extremely active INEE member and a passionate advocate for quality education in emergencies. A technical specialist in education in emergencies and post-conflict, with a particular focus on gender ...

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Girls’ Education is Crucial in Drought-Hit Ethiopia

10 August 2017

by Zeynep Sanduvac, Education in Emergencies Specialist, Plan International This blog was originally published by Plan International. In the face of the worst drought Ethiopia has faced in 30 years, girls’ education needs more support than ever, blogs Plan International’s Zeynep M. Sanduvac.   “We walk for hours every day to get water. Because ...

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Survey: Education and Forced Displacement [Closes Sept. 8]

10 August 2017

The Program on Forced Migration and Health at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, in collaboration with INEE, is conducting a survey to gather information about effective or promising interventions in the field of education for forcibly displaced children and youth. We want to learn from your experiences and document them in a report that we’...

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