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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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Teacher Stories: Shadi and Muteeb - Azraq Refugee Camp, Jordan

Published by
Relief International
Published

This story of two Syrian refugee teachers, Shadi and Muteeb, who teach in Jordan's Azraq refugee camp, was collected as part of TiCC Roundtable to ensure that the voices and experiences of teachers working in crisis and displacement permeate all aspects of the event.

Teacher Stories: Bas - Panjab, Afghanistan

Published by
Aga Khan Foundation
Published

This story of Bas, an Accelerated Learning Program teacher in Afghanistan, was collected as part of TiCC Roundtable to ensure that the voices and experiences of teachers working in crisis and displacement permeate all aspects of the event.

Teacher Stories: Hisham and Aya - Beqaa Valley, Lebanon

Written by
American University of Beirut Issam Fares Institute
Published by
Education Development Trust (formerly CFBT)
Published

This story of two Syrian refugee teachers, Hisham and Aya, was collected as part of TiCC Roundtable to ensure that the voices and experiences of teachers working in crisis and displacement permeate all aspects of the event.

Teacher Stories: Basam - Za'atari Refugee Camp, Jordan

Published by
Relief International
Published

This story of Syrian refugee teacher, Basam, who teaches in Za’atari camp in Jordan, was collected as part of TiCC Roundtable to ensure that the voices and experiences of teachers working in crisis and displacement permeate all aspects of the event.

Teacher Stories: Lina - Homs, Syria

Written by
Birtish Council Syria
Published

This story of a Syrian refugee teacher of English, Lina, was collected as part of TiCC Roundtable to ensure that the voices and experiences of teachers working in crisis and displacement permeate all aspects of the event.

Next steps in strengthening education in emergencies data

Written by
Sébastien Hine, Anne Smiley, Patrick Montjouridès, and Sonja Anderson
Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
NORRAG
US Agency for International Development (USAID)
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This blog is cross-posted by NORRAG, INEE, and FHI 360 on occasion of the International Day for Universal Access to Information. It presents the newly released “Long-term vision and Action Agenda for education in emergencies data," an outcome of the Education in Emergencies Data Summit held in Geneva on 20-12 June 2019.

Scaling Innovations in EiE - learnings from the Humanitarian Education Accelerator (HEA)

Written by
Charlotte Jenner
Published

The Humanitarian Education Accelerator (HEA) - a DFID funded partnership between UNHCR and UNICEF - has been working to better understand the process of scaling in protracted crisis settings. Since 2016,  the HEA has aimed to support five humanitarian education innovations that are in the process of bringing their innovations to scale. 

Measurement Library Launched for Researchers in Middle East and North Africa

Written by
Silvia Diazgranados and Jamie Weiss-Yagoda
Published by
International Rescue Committee (IRC)
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This blog discusses the challenges researchers face when working with students in crisis and conflict-affected contexts and show how the recently launched MENAT Measurement Library, a joint project by the IRC and NYU Global TIES for Children, supports evidence-based approaches in the field.

Philanthropy as a trojan horse in education in emergencies

Written by
Maria Ron Balsera
Published by
ActionAid International
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Support from the private sector and philanthropy does not predicate accountability. In fact, it appears to be more like a ‘gift horse’ that you don’t look in the mouth, since their ‘generosity’ does not imply accountability.

INEE Guidance Note on Gender: Practical tools to break barriers that prevent girls and boys from accessing education in conflict and crises

Written by
Emilie Rees Smith and Silje S. Skeie
Published by
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)
United Nations Girls Education Initiative (UNGEI)
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In response to the changing landscape and continued need, the INEE Gender Task Team, led by UNGEI, is releasing a new and updated version of the Guide. The INEE Guidance Note on Gender responds to the new landscape and builds on the Gender Pocket Guide, sharing insights and experiences from a range of partners.