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Give refugee children an education and watch them shine
The Refugee Olympic team has brought the refugee crisis back into the spotlight and rightly so. According to Amnesty International, there are currently 26 million refugees globally – 7.1 million of who are school-aged children.
Teacher Professional Development & Play-based Learning in East Africa: Strengthening Research, Policy, and Practice in Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda
Drawing on an extensive literature review and numerous key informant interviews with practitioners and policymakers, the report examines the tenets of good teacher professional development (TPD) in humanitarian and development contexts, discusses the challenges to implementing good TPD, and highlights the key actors who influence teachers’ work.
Field Note: Home Visiting in the Middle East: Reflections on the Implementation of Reach Up and Learn
In this Field Note, authors Katelin Swing Wilton, Aimée Vachon, Katie Maeve Murphy, Ayat Al Aqra, Abdullah Ensour, Iman Ibrahim, Anas Tahhan, Kayla Hoyer, and Christine Powell outline the International Rescue Committee’s experience adapting a home-visiting ECD intervention for refugees and internally displaced persons in Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria.
Field Note: Accessible Strategies to Support Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing in Emergencies: Experience from the Rohingya Refugee Camp
In this Field Note, author Samier Mansur discusses No Limit Generation’s innovative video training platform for aid workers, ECD professionals, educators, and caregivers, and suggests that the scale and accessibility technology-supported capacity-building is a sustainable way to support ECD in humanitarian settings.
Book Review: Early Childhood Development in Humanitarian Crises: South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda by Sweta Shah
In this review of Early Childhood Development in Humanitarian Crises: South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda by Sweta Shah, Kate Schwartz highlights how Shah draws from a rich variety of disciplines, contexts, and frames to provide a comprehensive picture of ECD in humanitarian settings: its potential, its limitations, and its critical role for children living in crisis and conflict.
Education for Rohingya children in Cox’s Bazar during COVID-19: How organizations are responding
In this webinar, representatives from Friendship and Save the Children Bangladesh will share their programs that are being implemented in Rohingya camps.
For Rohingya Survivors, Art Bears Witness
They escaped traumatic circumstances in Myanmar and now live in harsh conditions. But refugees are creating murals drawn from their flourishing cultural traditions, reborn in Bangladesh camp
“A Plan beyond Survival”: Removing barriers for refugee girls and women to access higher education
Rachel Samuel reflects on her educational experiences and calls for increased representation of refugee girls and women in higher education so that they can "plan beyond survival."
Critical Policy Advice for President-Elect Biden: Leading a Global Response on the Rohingya Crisis
As President, Joe Biden has pledged to pursue a foreign policy based on moral values and cooperation, an approach that prioritizes decency and the protection of human rights. This pledge will be immediately tested by the ongoing repercussions of one of the worst mass atrocities in recent history, the genocide committed by the state of Myanmar against the Rohingya. But there is a way forward.