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The INEE Blog is an open space for sharing opinions, resources, developments, and discussions on topics relevant to education in emergencies. It is a place to engage the INEE community and raise awareness about issues important to our field of work. INEE publishes blog posts in Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.

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New Dangers to Girls’ Education in Northern Nigeria

Written by
Odinaka Chukwu
Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
Published

This blog, part of the Committing to Change: Girls' EiE from Charlevoix to COVID-19, highlights the impacts of insecurity and violence against schoolgirls in Nigeria, and provides recommendations for the Nigerian government to ensure that girls continue to have access to safe schooling and quality education.

Transforming Girls’ Education through gender-responsive middle-grade books

Written by
Charles Temple Ph.D., Lynn O’Rourke, CODE
Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
Published

This blog, part of the Committing to Change: Girls' EiE from Charlevoix to COVID-19, explores how CODE has used its expertise in book production to help promote gender equity in Sierra Leone through the three-year Transforming Girls’ Education program.

No Education, No Protection

Written by
Leanne Cameron
Published by
Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
Published

A new paper by the Alliance and INEE analyses how school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic have had negative consequences for the wellbeing of children and young people in crisis contexts. We call on decision makers to use this paper to frame a holistic analysis of school closure on the wellbeing of children and young people, and to consider the safe reopening of schools.

Lessons from South Sudan: Women and Girl’s Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Written by
Namana Simon Mohandis, Billy Andre – Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)
Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
Published

This blog, part of the Committing to Change: Girls’ EiE from Charlevoix to COVID-19 series, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the fragility of educational access to women and girls in South Sudan, while also highlighting opportunities for engaging with communities to strengthen access to education.

Private Engagement in Education in Emergencies: Rights and Regulations

Written by
Francine Menashy and Zeena Zakharia
Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
Published

In the new INEE Advocacy Brief, Private Engagement in Education in Emergencies: Rights and Regulations, we explore some of the tensions arising from the unique involvement of for-profit actors in EiE, and make recommendations to support the prioritization of safe, equitable, and quality public education for all children and young people affected by crises.

ECW, INEE, and UNGEI call for gender equality to be at the centre of COVID-19 education crisis recovery efforts

Published by
Education Cannot Wait (ECW)
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
United Nations Girls Education Initiative (UNGEI)
Published

Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE), and the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) launched a new toolkit to support stronger integration of gender equality in education responses for children and youth in countries affected by emergencies and protracted crises.  

LAUNCH: INEE Minimum Standards Indicator Framework

Written by
Alana Christopher
Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
Published

This framework provides a way for education in emergency (EiE) stakeholders to demonstrate alignment with and progress towards the INEE Minimum Standards.

Why Equity-Based Design Thinking is Key to Decolonising EIE

Written by
Jess Oddy
Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
Published

This blog, by Jess Oddy, explores why equity-based design thinking is critical to decolonising Education in Emergencies (EIE).

Introducing: INEE Country Focal Points!

Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
Published

Twelve INEE members were selected for the pilot phase (Feb-Jul 2021) of the new INEE Country Focal Points (CFP) initiative. CFPs are envisioned to be key reference persons at country level, tasked to support networking and communication, particularly through the facilitation of information exchange among INEE members.