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Literacy and Numeracy

Improving Rohingya Refugee Children’s Access to Literacy Materials

27 July 2018

by Kinana Qaddour

In June of 2018, 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.Read more


Help promote new Arabic literacy apps

9 May 2017

Help us reach Syrian out-of-school children with free Arabic literacy apps

Through the international innovative EduApp4Syria competition, the Norwegian government and several international partners sourced the development of two smartphone apps that can help Syrian children (aged 5-10) learn to read in Arabic and improve their psychosocial wellbeing.

The two winning games were selected from 78 submissions

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Language Matters

3 December 2012

Karina Kleivan is Emergency Education Coordinator at IBIS, a Danish NGO specialising in education and particularly teacher training in Africa and Latin America.  IBIS is a member of the Working Group on Education and Fragility.

Only too seldom do children who begin schooling in fragile and conflict-affected contexts receive instruction in their mother tongue (MT). On

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