Journal on Education in Emergencies: Volume 3, Number 1

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Research and Evidence

The Journal on Education in Emergencies aims to stimulate research and debate about education in emergencies; promote learning informed by evidence; define knowledge gaps and key trends for future research; and publish rigorous scholarly and practitioner work that will set standards for evidence in the field.

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The third issue of the Journal on Education in Emergencies (JEiE) was published in July 2017. 

With this new issue of JEiE — which consists of three research articles, one field note, and four book reviews — we return to the positive face of education as we examine its contributions to peacebuilding. The articles in this issue bring a range of analyses to this question, including a focus on social justice, reconciliation, inclusion, gender norms, and the importance of social cohesion.

The full JEiE Volume 3, Number 1, as well as individual articles, can be downloaded by clicking on the titles far below. The authors published in JEiE Volume 3, Number 1 discuss their work in the Behind the Pages podcast episodes embedded here.

 

 

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Research Publication

Journal on Education in Emergencies: Volume 3, Number 1

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

JEiE Volume 3, Number 1 was published in July 2017. With this new issue of JEiE — which consists of three research articles, one field note, and four book reviews — we return to the positive face of education as we examine its contributions to peacebuilding.

Journal Article

Editorial Note: Journal on Education in Emergencies: Volume 3, Number 1

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Every theme that appears in the Journal on Education in Emergencies is by definition timely and important. In this special issue of JEiE, we focus on education and peacebuilding.

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The 4Rs Framework: Analyzing Education's Contribution to Sustainable Peacebuilding with Social Justice in Conflict-Affected Contexts

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This paper lays out a theoretical and analytical framework for researching and reflecting on the peacebuilding role of education in conflict-affected contexts. The paper addresses the cultural translation of these concepts, highlighting the need for locally embedded interpretations.

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Can Teacher Training Programs Influence Gender Norms? Mixed Methods Experimental Evidence from Northern Uganda

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This mixed-methods cluster-randomized controlled trial examines the impact of a teacher-training program that aimed to promote positive gender socialization in the conflict-affected region of Karamoja, Uganda. The theory of change suggests that the education system and teachers can play critical roles in promoting positive gender roles and gender equality.

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The Limits of Redistributive School Finance Policy in South Africa

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Because improving equality in and through education is vital to social cohesion, this case study examines whether the no-fee school policy has equalized—or is perceived to have equalized—school resources and educational opportunities in basic education. 

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Field Note: The Potential of Conflict-Sensitive Education Approaches in Fragile Countries: The Case of Curriculum Framework Reform and Youth Civic Participation in Somalia

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This field note presents the case of the review of the curriculum framework in Somalia, a UNICEF-supported education intervention that intentionally engaged with the drivers of conflict. The note outlines how this mainstream education intervention can help to build a capacity for peace at various levels (individual, group, and policy) in terms of substance and process.

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Book Review: Childhood Deployed: Remaking Child Soldiers in Sierra Leone by Susan Shepler

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Childhood Deployed is based on author Susan Shepler's almost three decades of ethnographic research and other involvements in Sierra Leone. Shepler analyzes the implications of the participation of minors in Sierra Leone’s infamous civil war and the challenges to their postconflict reintegration.

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Book Review: Partnership Paradox: The Post-Conflict Reconstruction of Liberia's Education System edited by Christopher Talbot and Aleesha Taylor

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Christopher Talbot and Aleesha Taylor's focus on Liberia’s recent educational history in Partnership Paradox is interesting, given the government’s announcement in 2016 of a new plan to privatize the country’s public pre-primary and primary school school system.

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Book Review: Critical Peace Education and Global Citizenship by Rita Verma

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Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
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English

Rita Verma’s Critical Peace Education and Global Citizenship is simultaneously inspiring and terrifying—inspiring in the accounts it offers of highly interactive peace education outside the normal curriculum and in possibilities for activism, and terrifying in its exposure of the “Trump Effect” and how this legitimates racism.