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Investing in Secondary Education: Darfuri Refugees in Chad

14 March 2017

by Giulia McPherson, Director of Advocacy & Operations, Jesuit Refugee Service/USA  

Eastern Chad is home to more than 300,000 Darfuri refugees residing in a series of 12 camps for over a decade. Many adolescents in the camps can recall their flight from Sudan, the result of targeted killings that began in 2003, at the hands

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Let’s get WISE about prioritizing investment in education

11 November 2015

by Pauline Rose

This blog post was originally published by the Global Partnership for Education on 6 November 2015.

 

The WISE Summit is a powerful force – it is the first conference I’ve been to where the first six speakers have been women, each of them world leaders in their

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Interview with Dr. Yolande Miller-Grandvaux, USAID Education Advisor

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

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Education in emergencies: getting more girls into school.

29 April 2013

Original post by Jessica Oddy, Save the Children's Education in Emergencies team.

 

“Some girls are not lucky enough to go to school because they have to collect firewood all day and help indoors” says 15-year-old Fatuma.

She’s just one of the 125, 930 under 18-year-olds living in Bokomayo, one of

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The challenges of providing quality education in conflict areas

23 April 2013

Originally posted by UNICEF.

Earlier this month, UNICEF attended a UNESCO-INEE organized symposium on Conflict-Sensitive Education – Why and How? in Paris with Ministers of Education from around the world. Conflict-Sensitive Education is a key component of UNICEF’s new four-year programme on Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy, supported by the Government of the Netherlands. The “

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