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Video: Education: A Priority in Emergencies

30 September 2016

This INEE video on the context and importance of education in emergencies is available in all five of our official languages. Watch the videos on YouTube by clicking the links below, or download the video files from the INEE Resource Database or from Google Drive for offline use. English français español Português اللغة INEE &...

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#ProtectSchools - Protéger les écoles dans les zones de guerre

7 December 2016

Cliquez ici pour voir la vidéo de Humans Rights Watch France

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Children attend underground school in Syria’s Aleppo

29 September 2016

Aid agencies estimate that there are at least 100,000 children trapped in opposition-held areas of eastern Aleppo. The new school year started last week, but as Syrian government and Russian air strikes rain down on the city, children are unable to attend class. Some students, whose schools have been destroyed, are instead being taught underground. Al Jazeera’s ...

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750,000 Syrian Children Out of School

20 September 2016

Education has become a casualty of war for Syrian children.    

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No School for Thousands of Syrian Refugee Children

18 July 2016

More than half of the nearly 500,000 school-age Syrian children registered in Lebanon are not enrolled in formal education. Although Lebanon, which is hosting 1.1 million registered Syrian refugees, has allowed Syrian children to enroll for free in public schools, limited resources and Lebanese policies on residency and work for Syrians are keeping children out of the classroom.  

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“I hope to become a nurse”: Education for children in emergencies in Nigeria

12 July 2016

"I was about to start secondary school…when Boko Haram came. Our teachers told us to run back home. We had no more school that day. I had no more school for three years. Now I am going to school in Yola." Ruth, aged 14, was forced to flee her home in north-east Nigeria due to Boko Haram's violence ...

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“School helps me forget what happened”: Hamisu’s story from Nigeria

12 July 2016

Hamisu's village in north-east Nigeria was attacked by Boko Haram fighters, forcing his family to hide and abandon their home. "When I heard the shooting, I ran back home. The gunshots were like rain falling. Every man or boy that they saw they killed," says Hamisu. Across north-east Nigeria, 1 200 schools have been damaged or destroyed by Boko Haram'...

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Education and Displacement: How can technology make a difference?

6 June 2016

The aim of this webinar is to bring together stakeholders from different backgrounds, including practitioners, researchers, and policy makers from the fields of education and ICT in conflict and crisis settings. During the webinar, the panelists will discuss promising approaches, challenges, and lessons learnt regarding the use of ICT for education for refugees and IDPs. The final objective is to ...

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Forest Whitaker addresses WHS Side Event on Safe Schools Declaration

27 May 2016

  Safe Schools Declaration: 53 Countries and Counting  One Year On, More Support and Action Needed   Forest Whitaker, Artist and UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation, issued a video at the World Humanitarian Summit supporting the Safe Schools Declaration. Supporting the international declaration to protect education in armed conflict is more important than ever with wars raging ...

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Why are so many children around the world out of school? – podcast

20 May 2016

This podcast was originally posted by theguardian.  As the world humanitarian summit approaches, Lucy Lamble looks at why 65 million children can’t access adequate education. This month’s podcast looks at why we still have so many children out of school globally. According to the Overseas Development Institute, 65 million children aged 3-18 years, living in 35 crisis-affected countries, ...

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