Domain
Domain 1: Foundational Standards

This domain details standards for:

  • Community participation: participation and resources
  • Coordination
  • Analysis: assessment, response strategies, monitoring, evaluation.

The standards described here are critical for an effective education response. They are the basis for the application of the standards for Access and Learning Environment, Teaching and Learning, Teachers and Other Education Personnel, and Education Policy.

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Guidebook for Planning Education in Emergencies and Reconstruction

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Guidelines on Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Settings

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