EiE Glossary

The EiE Glossary contains more than 350 key education in emergencies (EiE) terms, their definitions, and sources. The glossary aims to promote a common understanding of key EiE technical terms and to support correct and universal usage of these terms. 

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A
Academic School Year
Accelerated Education Program (AEP)
Accelerated Learning
Acceptable Risk
Access
Accountability
Accountability in Education
Accreditation
Adaptation
Adolescence
Adolescent
Adult Education
Adult Literacy Rate
Advocacy
Age-appropriate
Age-specific Enrollment Rate
Alternative Education
Analysis
Assessment
Asylum Seeker
Attacks on Education
Attendance
B
Baseline Assessment
Baseline Data
Baseline Survey
Basic Education
Basic Learning Needs
Behavioral Problem
Beneficiary
Bias
Bridging Program
Bullying
C
Capacity
Capacity Building
Capacity Development
Catch Up Program
Certificate
Certification
Child Labor
Child Protection
Child-friendly Spaces and Schools
Children
Children Associated with Armed Forces and Armed Groups
Chronic Emergencies
Classroom Management
Climate Change
Climate Change Adaptation
Code of Conduct
Cognitive
Communications
Community
Community Education Committee
Community Participant
Community Representative
Compensation
Competencies
Complex Emergencies
Compulsory Education
Conflict
Conflict Analysis
Conflict Mitigation
Conflict Risk Reduction
Conflict Sensitive Education
Conflict Sensitivity
Conflict Transformation
Contextualization
Contingency Planning
Continuity of Education
Coordination
Coping Capacity
Core Curriculum
Critical Facilities
Cross-cutting Issues
Culture and the Arts
Curriculum
Curriculum Development
D
Data
Data Collection
Data Collection Approaches
Data Compilation
Decision Maker
Designing
Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP)
Disability
Disability-inclusive Education
Disaggregated Data
Disaster
Disaster Preparedness
Disaster Response
Disaster Risk
Disaster Risk Management
Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
Discrimination
Displacement
Distance Education
Distress
Diversity
Do No Harm
Double-shift System
Dropout
Dropout Rate by Grade
Duty-bearers
E
Early Childhood Development (ECD)
Early Childhood Stimulation
Early Warning System
Economic Strengthening
Education Authorities
Education Cluster
Education for Peacebuilding
Education in Emergencies
Education Management and Information System
Education Personnel
Education Policy
Education Provider
Education Response
Education Sector Plan
Education Sector Planning
Education System
Educational Activity
Emergency
Emergency Education
Emergency Management
Emergency Preparedness
Emergency Services
Emotional Disturbance
Emotional Wellbeing
Employment
Enforceability
Enrollment
Environmental Emergency
Equivalence
Evaluation
Evidence-based
Exposure
Extensive Risk
F
Facilities and Services
Feedback
Financing
Forced Migration
Formal Education
Fragile State
Functional Literacy
Fundraising
G
Gender
Gender Analysis
Gender Awareness
Gender Balance
Gender Discrimination
Gender Disparity
Gender Dynamics
Gender Equality
Gender Equity
Gender Inequality
Gender Mainstreaming
Gender Marker
Gender Needs
Gender Parity
Gender Relations
Gender Responsive
Gender Sensitivity
Gender-based Violence (GBV)
Gender-neutral Policies
Global Citizenship Education
Gross Enrollment Rate (GER)
H
Hazard
Health Emergency
Hidden Curriculum
HIV and AIDS
HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care, and Support
Human Rights
Human Rights Education
Human Rights-based Approach
Humanitarian Assistance
Humanitarian Camp Coordination and Management Sector
Humanitarian Early Recovery Sector
Humanitarian Emergency Telecommunications Sector
Humanitarian Food Security Sector
Humanitarian Health Sector
Humanitarian Livestock Sector
Humanitarian Logistics Sector
Humanitarian Nutrition Sector
Humanitarian Principles
Humanitarian Program Cycle
Humanitarian Shelter Sector
Humanitarian WASH Sector
I
Impact
Impact Evaluation
Impairment
Implementation
In-kind Contributions
Incentive Teacher
Inclusion
Inclusive Education
Indicator
Informal Learning
Information Management
Innovation
Instruction and Learning Processes
Intensive Risk
Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC)
Inter-sectoral Linkages
Internal Migration
Internally Displaced Person (IDP)
International Migration
International Protection
J
Joint Needs Assessment
K
Key Informant
Knowledge Management
L
Learners
Learning
Learning Approaches and Cognition
Learning Conditions
Learning Difficulty
Learning Environment
Learning Objective
Learning Outcome
Learning Site
Learning Space
Learning Support
Lessons Learned
Level of Education
Life Skills
Life Skills Education
Life-saving Educational Messages
Literacy
Literacy Rate
Livelihood
Livelihood Skills
M
Market
Market Demand
Market-driven
Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
Methods
Migration
Mitigation
Monitoring
N
National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
Natural Disaster
Natural Hazard
Needs Assessment
Net Enrollment Rate
Net Intake Rate
Non-formal Education
Non-teaching Staff
Numeracy
O
Other Education Personnel
Out-of-school Children
Outcome
Output
P
P-Codes
Participation
Participatory Learning
Peace Education
Peacebuilding
Pedagogy
Peer Facilitator
Peer Review Process
Peer Support
Physical Environment
Physical Wellbeing
Play
Policy Maker
Positive Care Interactions
Positive Discipline
Pre-vocational Education
Preparedness
Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE)
Prevention
Primary Education
Professional Development
Program Development
Program Evaluation
Prospective Disaster Risk Management
Protecting Education from Attack
Protection
Protracted Crisis
Psychosocial Support (PSS)
Public Awareness
Pupil-teacher Ratio
Q
Qualitative Data
Qualitative Research
Quality Education
Quantitative Data
Quantitative Research
R
Recognition
Recovery
Recreation Kit
Refugee
Refugee Law
Relevant Education
Reliability
Relief
Remedial Program
Repeaters
Repetition by Grade
Reproductive Work
Research
Residual Risk
Resilience
Resource Mobilisation
Response
Returnee
Right to Education
Rights-based Approach to Education
Rights-holder
Risk
Risk Assessment
Risk Management
Risk Transfer
S
Safe Learning Environment
Safety
Sample
School Administration and Monitoring
School Infrastructure and Construction
School Level Management
School-based Management
School-related Gender-based Violence
Science
Secondary Education
Security
Sex
Sex- and Age-disaggregated Data
Sexual and Reproductive Health
Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Skills
Slow-onset Emergency
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
Social Environment
Social Protection
Social Wellbeing
Special Education Needs
Special Needs Education
Stakeholder
Standard
Strategic Plan
Student
Student- or Learner-centered Learning
Sudden-onset Emergency
Survival Skills
Survivor Guilt
Sustainable Development
T
Teacher
Teacher Training
Teaching and Learning
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
Technical Assistance
Technological Emergency
Technology
Temporary Disability
Tertiary Education
Trained Teacher
Transferable Skills
Triangulation
Tuition Fee
U
Unaccompanied and Separated Children
Universal Primary Education
Urban Violence
V
Validation
Violence
Violent Extremism
Vulnerability
Vulnerable Groups
W
Wellbeing
Y
Youth and Adolescents
Youth Literacy Rate
Z
Zero Tolerance

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