GPE Global Education Summit Side Event
Strengthening Support for Teachers in Crisis Contexts:
Promising and Innovative Practices in Teacher Professional Development
The Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE), The LEGO Foundation, Education International, Oxfam, UNESCO, and the International Task Force on Teachers for Education 2030 launched the Teachers in Crisis Contexts (TiCC) Event Series 2021-2022 titled, "Strengthening Support for Teachers in Crisis Contexts: Promising Practices in Teacher Professional Development" on Thursday, July 22nd, 2021 at the Global Education Summit convened by the Global Partnership for Education.
During this event, teachers with relevant experiences shared their stories of working in crisis contexts, EiE actors presented promising practices and the latest research on quality professional development, and the participants discussed how to work together to strengthen support to teachers where it's needed most by kicking off the collaborative conversation to refine the emerging Call to Action for Transforming Sector-wide Support for Teachers in Crisis Contexts.
The Call to Action urges international, regional, national, and local education actors to:
Blog post: Teaching in Complex Crises: Seeking Balance in Selfless Acts of Service (Chris Henderson)
White Paper: Teacher Professional Development & Play-based Learning in East Africa: Strengthening Research, Policy, and Practice in Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda (Mary Mendenhall, Vidur Chopra, Danielle Falk, Chris Henderson, & Jihae Cha)
Breakout Group 1. Refugee teachers [in Lebanon]: The challenges of managing professional expectations with personal experiences by Elizabeth Adelman (FHI 360)
Breakout Group 2. Meeting the Academic and Social Emotional Needs of Nigeria's Out-of-School Children by Adane Miheretu (International Rescue Committee)
Breakout Group 3. Developing Teachers' Abilities to Create Trauma-informed Classrooms and Teach Psychosocial Resilience-Building Using Cognitive Behavioral Approaches [in Mindanao, Philippines] by Nalini Chugani (Education Development Center)