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Technology and Innovation

Webinar: Connected learning for refugee higher education (18 Jan 2018)

10 January 2018

Connected Learning: Expanding higher education access for refugees  

The INEE Tech Task Team, together with UNHCR and members of the Connected Learning in Crises Consortium, invite you to explore innovative higher education programming for refugees, through an interactive webinar. 

Jigsaw Consult and Refugee Support Network recently

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Humanitarian standards now available on mobile devices

27 September 2017

27 September 2017, Geneva - Six humanitarian standards bearers announce today the launch of a joint mobile application.

The new Humanitarian Standards Partnership app (HSPapp) provides the humanitarian sector’s flagship standards and guidance in a single, free-of-charge app. Designed for field practitioners providing humanitarian aid in disaster and conflict situations, the app works on- and off-line on

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

14 September 2017

{image-1}USAID ECCN and the INEE Tech Task Team organized a webinar featuring innovative ways to use Information Communication Technology (ICT) in monitoring and evaluation of education programming for refugee populations. The webinar features an evaluation conducted in Dadaab, Kenya, of youth training that uses auto-photography methods and key lessons learned from the development and implementation of a

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Teachers in Crisis Contexts Working Group: Strengthening teacher professional development

9 August 2017

by Mary Mendenhall, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Practice at Teachers College, Columbia University

This post was originally published on the Promising Practices in Refugee Education website.

As we work to improve the overall quality and effectiveness of our humanitarian responses by improving coordination, reducing duplication, and trying to mitigate the competitive environment in

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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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Educating refugees: Old ways of working aren’t good enough

10 April 2017

This article was originally posted by Aaron Benavot, Director of the UNESCO Gem Report on Promising Practices in Refugee Education


The plight of refugees is in the news every day, and not a moment too soon. Refugee children and adolescents suffer from having almost all of their rights taken from them at one

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Learning on the run: using ICT for education in emergencies

20 March 2017

This article was originally posted by GEM Report on the World Education Blog.  

Natural disasters, extreme weather, bombings and protracted armed conflict can destroy schools and undermine the normalcy of school life. Given the complexity of how education is impacted by emergencies, innovative solutions are needed to ensure that disruption to education is minimized. Mobile learning

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Norway launches innovative learning games for children affected by war and crisis

20 March 2017

Norway has today launched a new development tool that makes it possible for children to learn to read in areas where schools have been bombed and teachers and families have been forced to flee. With the help of some of the world’s tech giants, Norway has developed two game-based learning apps that can be used anywhere.


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7 Recommendations to improve teacher professional development in fragile contexts

29 November 2016

By Mary Burns, Education Development Center James Lawrie, Save the Children  INEE Secretariat 

Quality teaching and student learning are tightly interconnected. Together they form two sides of a triangle. The third side of this triangle is often overlooked, but is also integral to teaching quality and student learning—quality instruction and preparation for teachers.Read more

[SG Blog Series] Literacy and wellbeing – coming soon to a phone near you!

29 September 2016

By Randi Gramshaug, Senior Adviser, Norad  

Can smartphones be used to help displaced Syrian children learn to read?

Can mobile apps help fill the gaps in education for these children and millions of others affected by crisis and conflict?

With these questions in mind, in September 2015, the Norwegian Government, along with a

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