Education Policy Standard 2: Planning and Implementation

Topic(s)
Education Policy
Programme Cycle - Strategic Planning
Programme Cycle - Implementation

The following EiE Toolkit list of resources focusing on INEE Minimum Standards Education Policy Standard 2: Planning and Implementation, are practical, field-friendly tools to guide anyone working in the field of education in emergencies. The Minimum Standards encourage education activities take into account international and national educational policies, laws, standards and plans and the learning needs of affected populations.

Report

Alternative Education: Filling the Gap in Emergency and Post-conflict Situations

Published by
Education Development Trust (formerly CFBT)
UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (UNESCO-IIEP)

This book reviews some alternative education programmes, including those providing alternative access, such as accelerated learning programmes and home-based or community-based schools. It also examines programmes that are alternative in curriculum provision, offering non-traditional subjects such as HIV and AIDS prevention or landmine awareness, and those that provide an alternative pedagogy, using more learner-centred and participatory techniques.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Guidance Notes for Government Policies and Practices Related to Education and Non-Discrimination

Published by
UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (UNESCO-IIEP)

The Guidance Notes provide a list of key questions to ask when reviewing government policies and practices related to education and non-discrimination in order to ensure that all children and youth have equal access to quality education, especially during emergencies and early reconstruction.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Guidebook for Planning Education in Emergencies and Reconstruction

Published by
United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Office (UNESCO)

This Guidebook for planning education in emergencies and reconstruction aims to support educational authorities in providing equal access to education of quality for children affected by conflict or disaster.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Identification, Selection and Recruitment of Teachers and Education Workers

Published by
UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (UNESCO-IIEP)

This chapter presents a series of strategies, and guidance notes to implement those strategies, to retain existing teachers and education workers as well as to recruit new teachers and education workers to meet the new educational needs created by emergency situations.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

INEE Reference Guide on External Education Financing

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

The INEE Reference Guide on External Education Financing was developed by the INEE Working Group on Education and Fragility in response to requests from education specialists for an easily accessible description of the different types of external assistance for education. 

Arabic
Bosnian
Croatian
English
French
Serbian
Spanish
Manual/Handbook/Guide

International Standard Classification of Education

Published by
UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (UNESCO-IIEP)

Initially developed by UNESCO in the 1970s, and first revised in 1997, the ISCED classification serves as an instrument to compile and present education statistics both nationally and internationally.

English
Report

Landmine Awareness

Published by
UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (UNESCO-IIEP)

This chapter focuses on ensuring that programmes provide information and knowledge that is reflected in safe behaviours with regard to landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO), and securing community involvement in such programmes.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Learning Spaces and School Facilities

Published by
UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (UNESCO-IIEP)

This chapter contains a series of strategies to ensure access to safe learning spaces and provide for children's daily basic needs during school hours as well as an excerpt of the Immediately, Sooner, Later Matrix of Response focused on site selection, shelter and furniture (p. 156)

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Matrix Analyzing Ways of Measuring Education Quality and Estimating School-age Population

Published by
UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (UNESCO-IIEP)

This chapter provides two tools useful for monitoring: a matrix analyzing different ways of defining/measuring education quality (p. 126) and two methods for estimating school age population (p. 132). Extracted from UNESCO IIEP's Guidebook for Planning Education in Emergencies and Reconstruction.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Planning Education in and after Emergencies

Published by
United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Office (UNESCO)

Education can develop positive attitudes and reflexes, which are important to confront such situations as war or natural disaster. It is vital also to develop an education system or a curriculum that best caters to the needs of crisis-stricken populations, and to ensure that no social groups are excluded or denied the right to education.

English
French
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Planning Processes

Published by
UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (UNESCO-IIEP)

This chapter examines the context and challenges of planning in emergencies and early reconstruction contexts and lays out 12 suggested strategies for effective planning processes.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Post-Primary Education

Published by
UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (UNESCO-IIEP)

This chapter contains practical strategies to ensure that educational opportunities remain open after completion of primary schooling, to enable students whose studies were interrupted to resume their education, and to provide skilled labour, including for school teaching.

English
Policy Document

Rapid Response: Programming for Education Needs in Emergencies

Published by
Education Development Trust (formerly CFBT)
UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (UNESCO-IIEP)

This policy brief presents recommendations for policy and practice for those working to design and deliver education programmes in areas of conflict and emergencies.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Rural Populations

Published by
UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (UNESCO-IIEP)

This chapter outlines key strategies and guidance notes for educational authorities, planners and providers to help them keep the rural/urban distinction in mind when developing strategies for education in emergencies.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Structure of the Education System

Published by
UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (UNESCO-IIEP)

Chapters extracted from UNESCO IIEP's Guidebook for Planning Education in Emergencies and Reconstruction.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Suggested Policy Guidelines for an Integrated Approach to Skills and Values Development

Published by
UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (UNESCO-IIEP)

The tool on page 133 provides suggested policy guidelines for an integrated approach to skills and values development by including the goals of peace and conflict resolution, tolerance and respect for diversity, human rights and humanitarian norms, active citizenship, environmental sustainability, non-pressured personal relationships and preventive health.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Minimum Economic Recovery Standards

Published by
SEEP Network

The Minimum Economic Recovery Standards are the internationally recognized consensus on best practices for building economic resilience for crisis-affected communities.

English