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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.

 

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How can we work to protect education from attack?

30 June 2017

By Ingunn Eidhammer, Education Advisor with Save the Children Norway 

 

“Armed men had invaded and destroyed our school, the boards and textbooks had been used as firewood. This war destroyed children, and some even became part of armed groups” 

Student, North Kivu, DRC

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Central African Republic – Education: a casualty of conflict

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

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Interview with Dr. Grace Akukwe, American Institutes for Research

24 June 2013

Dr. Grace Akukwe is a principal project specialist with the International Development, Evaluation and Research Program at American Institutes for Research (AIR). Dr. Akukwe has over fifteen years’ experience working in developing country contexts focusing on education. Her area of research interest is in the sustainability and institutionalization of effective governance systems. Her project management portfolio in conflict

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Discussion en ligne: Abandon scolaire et rétention dans les systèmes éducatifs

25 April 2013

La communauté de langue française de l'INEE a le plaisir d'annoncer la lancement de la première discussion en français sur son site, qui débutera le 29 avril 2013. Animée par Laetitia Antonowicz, membre de l'INEE et consultante indépendante en éducation et développement

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Schools have closed

28 November 2012

By Elin Martinez

It is hurricane, cyclone, flood and storm season around the world. Hurricane Sandy has attracted most of the attention given the impact it has had along the Eastern Coast

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Occupying Schools with Guns and a Hammer

21 November 2012

by Jake Scobey-Thal

When soldiers arrived in Bangued village in the mountains of northern Philippines in May 2011 they set up a barracks in the storage bunker below the principal’s office in the elementary school. Teachers reported that while the soldiers kept weapons in

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