Guided by Strategic Priority 3: to provide, curate, and organize knowledge to inform policy and practice, INEE works to strengthen the EiE evidence base and disseminate knowledge.
Though humanitarian actors increasingly acknowledge the critical importance of education in crisis contexts, the international aid community is faced with substantial funding shortfalls in education, and a lack of robust and accessible evidence as to what works to promote safety and learning for children and youth. While the sector needs to move beyond the narrative that EiE has no evidence on which to build programming and interventions, it stands that much of the existing evidence is program or agency-specific and not widely accessible. It therefore remains vital that new research produces quality global public goods and that the limited funding available to EiE supports evidence-based and evidence-generating interventions and programs.
During the review of the INEE Strategic Plan 2015-2017, it became evident that INEE is regarded as a “go-to place” for collecting, curating, and amplifying knowledge for policy-makers, practitioners, and academics. INEE coordinates this work through a variety of network spaces and workstreams including but not limited to: