19 November 2013
In response to member demand, the INEE Working Group on Minimum Standards and Network Tools is contributing to mapping the education response to the Syrian crisis. Help us get a clear picture of the situation and education services offered in Syria, as well as in Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Northern Iraq/Kurdistan and Egypt, by filling out a
14 November 2013
by Julie McBride, War Child Holland
In 2007, UNICEF took the lead in developing the Paris Principles, and Guidelines on Children Associated with Armed Forces or Armed Groups were developed. This document was a breakthrough in its addressing of the complex issue of the release and reintegration of child soldiers. However, since 2007, there have been a
31 October 2013
Peter Hyll-Larsen is an independent EiE consultant, he was the lead NRC facilitator for the INEE workshop in KR-I and is also a member of the INEE Working Group on Minimum Standards and Network Tools and the Global Education Cluster Working Group.
In response to the Syrian refugee crisis in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I), UNESCO
24 October 2013
Sarah Dryden-Peterson is co-chair of the INEE Working Group on Education and Fragility and Assistant Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her work focuses on issues such as the role of social institutions in immigrant/refugee integration, the connections between education and family livelihoods, and transnational institution-building. Her work is situated in conflict and post-conflict settings in
21 October 2013
Sidonia Gabriel was a program officer at the swisspeace Foundation. In her function in the Peacebuilding Analysis and Impact team she particularly focused on conflict sensitivity as well as strategic planning, design, implementation and evaluation of peacebuilding engagements.
swisspeace carries out research on violent conflicts and their peaceful transformation. The foundation aims to build
16 October 2013
Included here are opportunities to participate in two panels that INEE is hosting at the Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference (CIES 2014) to be held March 10 – 15 in Toronto, Canada.1. Call for Papers on INEE Minimum Standards 10-Year Anniversary – Reflecting & Revisioning: Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference
INEE is hosting
11 October 2013
By Tzvetomira Laub, INEE
Emergencies devastate the lives of individuals and communities. Yet, for tens of thousands of adolescent girls, natural and human-made emergencies can also offer opportunities for better quality, relevant and safe education. This can have a long-lasting impact, transforming the lives of adolescent girls, their families and communities. The INEE Minimum Standards for Education
1 October 2013
by Mark Kaye, Emergency Communications Manager Save the Children
The school is silent. There are no teachers giving lessons, no children playing in the playground. The bell that calls pupils to class swings gently from a tree, completely ignored.
Inside, tables and chairs lie on their sides while pages from old textbooks litter the
30 September 2013
By Gay Norton Edelman
A thought leader long ago said, once you know the what, the how will appear.
That person had never confronted the issues of education in emergencies.
The content of Monday’s UNGA Side Event on Education Cannot Wait was as rich as it was broad based. The 19 presenters,
25 September 2013
Yolande Miller-Grandvaux is co-chair of the INEE Working Group on Education and Fragility. Dr. Miller-Grandvaux has extensive field experience with 10 consecutive years spent working in Africa as an education planner, girls education specialist, education monitoring and evaluation advisor and chief of party for several USAID-funded education projects as well as other development agencies and NGOs. Dr. Miller-Grandvaux’s