Promoting access to quality, safe, and relevant education for all persons affected by crisis


Teachers (compensation, TPD, etc.)

Education one of biggest casualties of war in Yemen

Xinhua Net 27 October 2018

A Yemeni teacher enters a school in Sanaa, Yemen, on Oct. 27, 2018. Education has been one of the biggest casualties of the war in Yemen. “More than 135,000 Yemeni teachers have not received their salaries in more than two years,” said UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore in a press release on Oct.23.

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Angola: Milhares de professores angolanos entram em greve

África 21 9 April 2018

Os professores das escolas públicas de Angola iniciaram hoje (09) uma nova greve geral de duas semanas convocada pelo Sindicato Nacional dos Professores Angolanos (Sinprof).

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South Kordofan - Chronic Need for Teachers in Conflict-Torn Habila

allAfrica 4 March 2018

Habila — Schools in the area of Habila have faced a severe shortage of teachers since 2011, when war re-erupted in the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan.

The basic schools of Barkanda, Atou, and Kajala in Habila locality had to close their doors after the armed conflict between the Sudanese government and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North broke out in June 2011.

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A Refugee Camp’s Teachers Get Some Welcome Global Support

Al-Fanar Media 4 March 2018

Six years ago, Ochwor Onak Okwier wasn’t sure if he was properly educating his students at this crowded refugee camp in northwestern Kenya. Today, two years after completing a teacher-training program, he’s more confident.

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Sindicato de professores angolanos fala em 80% de adesão à greve

África 21 26 April 2017

“Os professores decidiram a partir das primeiras horas desta terça-feira paralisar com as aulas em Angola, na sua segunda fase de greve, depois de já o terem feito nos dias 05,06 e 07 de abril, reivindicando dentre outras preocupações melhores condições de trabalho e reajuste do seu salário.”

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Greece Hiring Hundreds of Teachers to Educate ‘Lost’ Refugees

Telesur 27 July 2016

Greece will hire hundreds of extra teachers to help thousands of migrant and refugee children join its public schools in the autumn, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Wednesday.

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Angola: Destacada importância das acções formativas no sector da Educação

Agência Angola Press 15 June 2016

As várias acções formativas realizadas pelo Ministério da Educação são fundamentais para capacitação dos quadros do sector e elevara a qualidade de ensino e aprendizagem no país.

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Ministério da Educação moçambicano vai contratar mais de 8.800 professores

África 21 14 December 2015

“Actualmente, o sector conta com um total de 35.500 professores, cinco mil dos quais não possuem formação psicopedagógica.”

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Cabo Verde:Presidente da República promulga Estatuto da Carreira Docente

Jornal de São Nicolau 11 December 2015

“O Presidente da República, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, já promulgou o Estatuto da Carreira Docente, uma das principais reivindicações da classe, que aguarda agora que o diploma seja publicado “o mais rapidamente possível” pelo Governo”

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How can Teachers be Supported to Provide Quality Learning in Emergency and Conflict Situations? The

NORRAG 9 December 2015

South Sudan, the world’s youngest country, committed itself to the Education for All (EFA) goals and education Millennium Development Goal (MDG) and began collecting educational data in 2011. South Sudan has been working towards achieving these international education goals by making sure the Ministry of Education engages in a range of programmes with the aim of ensuring that all children in the country, by the time they complete primary school, are well equipped with basic reading and writing skills and are prepared for post-primary education.

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Teachers at the forefront of war against extremism

The Jordan Times 7 December 2015

Education is one of the best means to win our ongoing war against terrorist and extremist ideologies wreaking havoc on various parts of the region and threatening many parts of the world. This message was expressed by Her Majesty Queen Rania in her address to the second Teacher Skills Forum convened on the Dead Sea shores.

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A Future for Syrian Children: Integration in National Education Systems

The Huffington Post 23 November 2015

As violence escalates in Syria and large numbers of migrants risk their lives on journeys to Europe, we must remember what parents in war-time seek: a future for their children. Just as the global community has a responsibility to help house, clothe, and feed these children, we have a moral responsibility to use education to help them build a better future. We also have the knowledge to do this well.

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The crucial role of teachers in peacebuilding

Global Partnership for Education 28 October 2015

‘The Role of Teachers in Peacebuilding’ is the latest literature review from the Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding. Carried out by a team of experts from the University of Sussex, the review explores the role of teachers in promoting peace, reconciliation, social cohesion and violence mitigation in countries affected by conflict. Teachers often play a central, but revealed role in peacebuilding. This is the crucial conclusion of the new literature review.

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Governo da Guiné Bissau considera “inoportuna” greve de professores

África 21 20 October 2015

“O Sindicato Democrático dos Professores iniciou segunda feira uma greve com a duração de 30 dias coma finalidade de reivindicar os salários atrasados e aumento salarial entre outras reivindicações.”

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Statement on the attack on a teachers’ office in Yemen

Global Partnership for Education 20 August 2015

“It is with utmost dismay that I learned of the airstrike on a teachers’ office in Amran, Yemen which killed 13 teachers, 4 children and injured 20 people on Tuesday night. The teachers were gathered afterhours to prepare exams for thousands of children who had missed the end of their school year because of the fighting.

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