Round Table

INEE Round Table on Psychosocial Support and Social and Emotional Learning

Organized by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
University of Florence
18 October 2017, 8:45am - 7:00pm
Florence, Italy
Psychosocial Support
Social and Emotional Learning
Learning Domains and Outcomes - Social and Emotional

This round table brings together education and psychosocial support practitioners and researchers working in the field of education in emergencies (EiE) and protracted crises, with the aim of sharing recent research and tools, discussing innovative approaches, and articulating knowledge gaps in the field of psychosocial support (PSS) and social and emotional learning (SEL).

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Roundtable objectives

  1. DisucssionDiscuss innovative approaches to addressing psychosocial well-being and supporting social and emotionally intelligent communities in emergencies (examples will be drawn from multiple agencies and programmes); 
  2. Articulate key knowledge gaps in the field of PSS and SEL, especially linkages between PSS & SEL programs with learning outcomes;
  3. Develop policy recommendations for PSS and SEL programming in education in emergencies.
  4. Share progress on the forthcoming INEE Guidance Note on PSS and SEL.


Opening Remarks

  • Paolo Orefice, Emeritus Professor, Transdisciplinary UNESCO Chair of Human Development and Culture of Peace (University of Florence)
  • Jan Egeland, Secretary General (NRC) - Recorded Message




Case Study Presentations

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Poster Presentations