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Analyse sur les risques relatifs à l’éducation dans les régions de Gao, Tombouctou, Kidal, Ségou et Mopti (RERA)

Author: CERIPS for USAID
Full Citation: Analyse sur les risques relatifs à l’éducation dans les régions de Gao, Tombouctou, Kidal, Ségou et Mopti (2016).
Resource Type:
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Conflict Sensitivity in Programming
    • Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Mali
Posted in Conflict Sensitivity in Programming, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation

Alternative Education in the DRC – A Webcast to Discuss Research Findings and Policy Implications

Join us on Thursday, June 1 from 9:00 – 10:30AM EDT for a joint webcast between ECCN and USAID DRC. The webcast will discuss ECCN’s Alternative Education in DRC Research Report and Policy Brief, and its implications for youth and non-formal education programming. Read more »

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What Works to Promote Children’s Educational Access, Quality of Learning, and Wellbeing in Crisis-Affected Contexts. Education Rigorous Literature Review

Author: Burde et al, Dana
Full Citation: Burde, D., Guven, O., Kelcey, J., Lahmann, H., & Al-Abbadi, K. (2015). What Works to Promote Children’s Educational Access, Quality of Learning, and Wellbeing in Crisis-Affected Contexts. Education Rigorous Literature Review. London: International Network for Emergency Education. New York University. (UK) Department of International Development.
Resource Type:
  • Literature Review – Rigorous
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation
    • Theories of Change
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Conflict-Affected Areas
    • Gang violence/organized violence
    • Social Emotional Learning
    • SRGBV
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • Communities
    • Donor Agencies / INGOs
    • Host Country Researchers
  • Understand and Strive for Equity
    • Accelerated Education
    • Alternative Education: Livelihoods / Vocational Programming
    • Community Schools / Distance or Virtual Education
    • Forced Displacement Education
    • Policy Around Equity
Location(s):
  • General
Posted in Accelerated Education, Alternative Education: Livelihoods / Vocational Programming, Communities, Community Schools / Distance or Virtual Education, Conflict-Affected Areas, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Donor Agencies / INGOs, Forced Displacement Education, Gang violence/organized violence, Host Country Researchers, Make Learning Safer, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy Around Equity, Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation, Social Emotional Learning, SRGBV, Strengthen Local Institutions, Theories of Change, Understand and Strive for Equity

Education in Emergencies: A Review of Theory and Research. Review of Educational Research

Author: Burde et al, Dana
Full Citation: Burde, D., Kapit, A., Wahl, R. L., & Skarpeteig, M. I. (2016). Education in Emergencies: A Review of Theory and Research. Review of Educational Research. doi:10.3102/0034654316671594
Resource Type:
  • Conceptual Review
  • Literature Review – Rigorous
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Conflict Sensitivity in Programming
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation
    • Theories of Change
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Conflict-Affected Areas
    • Gang violence/organized violence
    • Social Emotional Learning
    • SRGBV
  • Strengthen Local Institutions
    • Communities
    • Donor Agencies / INGOs
    • Host Country Researchers
  • Understand and Strive for Equity
    • Accelerated Education
    • Alternative Education: Livelihoods / Vocational Programming
    • Community Schools / Distance or Virtual Education
    • Forced Displacement Education
Location(s):
  • General
Posted in Accelerated Education, Alternative Education: Livelihoods / Vocational Programming, Communities, Community Schools / Distance or Virtual Education, Conflict Sensitivity in Programming, Conflict-Affected Areas, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Donor Agencies / INGOs, Forced Displacement Education, Gang violence/organized violence, Host Country Researchers, Make Learning Safer, Monitoring and Evaluation, Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation, Social Emotional Learning, SRGBV, Strengthen Local Institutions, Theories of Change, Understand and Strive for Equity

The role of education in peacebuilding: Case Study – Nepal

Author: Tony Vaux
Full Citation: Vaux, T. (2011). The role of education in peacebuilding: Case Study – Nepal. New York: UNICEF
Resource Type:
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Peacebuilding Programming
Location(s):
  • Asia
    • Nepal
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Peacebuilding Programming

The role of education in peacebuilding: Case Study – Sierra Leone

Author: Mario Novelli
Full Citation: Novelli, M. (2011). The role of education in peacebuilding: Case Study – Sierra Leone. New York: UNICEF
Resource Type:
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Peacebuilding Programming
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Sierra Leone
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Peacebuilding Programming

The role of education in peacebuilding: A synthesis report of findings from Lebanon, Nepal and Sierra Leone

Author: Mario Novelli and Alan Smith
Full Citation: Novelli, M., & Smith, A. (2011). The role of education in peacebuilding: A synthesis report of findings from Lebanon, Nepal and Sierra Leone. New York: UNICEF
Resource Type:
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Peacebuilding Programming
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Sierra Leone
  • Asia
    • Nepal
  • Middle East
    • Lebanon
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Peacebuilding Programming

The role of education in peacebuilding: Case study – Lebanon

Author: Zeena Zakharia
Full Citation: Zakharia, Z. (2011). The role of education in peacebuilding: Case study – Lebanon. New York: UNICEF
Resource Type:
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Peacebuilding Programming
Location(s):
  • Middle East
    • Lebanon
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Peacebuilding Programming

The role of education in peacebuilding: Methodological framework for three country case studies

Author: Mario Novelli
Full Citation: Novelli, M. (2011). The role of education in peacebuilding: Methodological framework for three country case studies. New York: UNICEF
Resource Type:
  • Guidance Documents and Tools
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Peacebuilding Programming
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Sierra Leone
  • Asia
    • Nepal
  • Middle East
    • Lebanon
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Peacebuilding Programming

The role of education in peacebuilding: Literature review

Author: Alan Smith, Erin McCandless, Julia Paulson and Wendy Wheaton
Full Citation: Smith, A., et al. (2011). The role of education in peacebuilding: Literature review.  New York: UNICEF
Resource Type:
  • Literature Review – Rigorous
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Peacebuilding Programming
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Peacebuilding Programming

Conflict Sensitive Education Training (Train the Trainers)

Apply by May 19
ECCN is currently seeking applications from ECCN member organizations interested in: (1) Attending a travel-expense-paid 4-day Master Training workshop in Conflict Sensitive Education in the Middle East, in late June or July 2017; (2) Offering a follow-on CSE workshop to members of their own organization, as well as external partners at their country or regional level. Read more »

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Leveraging realtime M&E for adaptive youth employment programming

Author: John Skelton and Chris Maclay
Full Citation: Skelton, J., & Maclay, C. (2016). Leveraging realtime M&E for adaptive youth employment programming. (Prospects practice paper No. 2: built to (im)prove). Mercy Corps
Resource Type:
  • Research
    • Mixed Methods
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Understand and Strive for Equity
    • Alternative Education: Livelihoods / Vocational Programming
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Liberia
Posted in Alternative Education: Livelihoods / Vocational Programming, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Understand and Strive for Equity

The role of education in contributing to safety and well-being in conflict settings

Author: Chris Joynes
Full Citation: Joynes, C. (2016). The role of education in contributing to safety and well-being in conflict settings. (Helpdesk Report). Health & Education Advice & Resource Team (HEART)
Resource Type:
  • Literature Review – Rigorous
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Conflict Sensitivity in Programming
    • Peacebuilding Programming
Posted in Conflict Sensitivity in Programming, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Peacebuilding Programming

Conceptual framework for measuring school-related gender-based violence

Author: RTI International
Full Citation: RTI International. (2016). Conceptual framework for measuring school-related gender-based violence. Washington, DC: U.S. Agency for International Development
Resource Type:
  • Guidance Documents and Tools
  • USAID Resources
    • Guidance Documents and Tools
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation
  • Make Learning Safer
    • SRGBV
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Make Learning Safer, Monitoring and Evaluation, Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation, SRGBV

The Role of Higher Education in Fragile Contexts

How do systems of higher education rebuild in post-conflict and post-disaster settings? What is the role of higher education in peacebuilding? Can higher education be a mechanism to support conflict transformation on campus and communities? For scholars facing threats and dangers, what alternatives are available to them?  At the annual Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) conference in March, a panel of higher education scholars and practitioners discussed these questions about the role of higher education in fragile contexts. Read more  »

Posted in Conflict Sensitivity in Programming, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Peacebuilding Programming, Strengthen Local Institutions

The Role of Education in Reducing Violence in Somalia (Webcast)

On April 19, 2017, ECCN, in collaboration with Mercy Corps, conducted a webcast and discussion on the role education can play in reducing violence. The presentation explored Mercy Corps’ findings from a rigorous impact evaluation of its USAID-funded Somalia program.  The mixed methods evaluation tested the impact of increasing access to formal education and civic engagement opportunities on youth participation in and support for political violence.

Resources:

Learn more about the impact evaluation:

  • Access the full report
  • Access the research brief
  • Access the executive summary

Presenters:

Feysal Osman, Read more  »

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Theory of change thinking in practice: A step wise approach  

Author: Marjan van Es, Irene Guijt and Isabel Vogel
Full Citation: van Es, M., Guijt, I., & Vogel, I. (2015). Theory of change thinking in practice: A step wise approach. Hague, Netherlands: HIVOS
Resource Type:
  • Guidance Documents and Tools
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Theories of Change
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Theories of Change

Untaming aid through action research: Seeking transformative reflective action

Author: Kent Glenzer and Alfredo Ortiz
Full Citation: Glenzer, K., & Ortiz, A. (2017). Untaming aid through action research: Seeking transformative reflective action. Manuscript submitted for publication
Resource Type:
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Theories of Change
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Theories of Change

When Education Mitigates the Negative Effects of Violent Conflict on Youth

Violent conflict presents one of the greatest threats to human development. Nearly half of the more than 1.4 billion population living in fragile and conflict affected states are below the age of 20.[1] This blog post explores recent reports that indicate that equitable and relevant education is one critical way to build young people’s capacities and strengthen social cohesion to mitigate the negative effects of violent conflict on young women and men’s lives. Read more  »

Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Peacebuilding Programming

Revisiting the Two Faces of Education in Conflict: Implications for Education Materials

Bush and Saltarelli (2000) told us that there are two faces of education in ethnic conflict – education grievances and structural features that can act as drivers of conflict, and education policies that can build connectors and promote peace. Many countries face new and divisive tensions as economic and other forces impact unevenly on different ethnic, linguistic, religious and other groups, leading to instability and sometimes armed conflict.

The Sustainable Development Goals Targets 4.1 and 4.7 ask educators to see that all children complete primary and secondary school, Read more  »

Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Understand and Strive for Equity

Rapid education and risk assessment (RERA) for the USAID/ERSA (education recovery support activity)

Author: USAID Education Recovery Support Act
Full Citation: USAID Education Recovery Support Act. (2016). Rapid education and risk assessment (RERA) for the USAID/ERSA (education recovery support activity). (Presentation Slides). Mali: Authors
Resource Type:
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Mali
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation

Agenda: Adapting and Improving Education Programs in Conflict-Affected Environments, Northern Nigeria A USAID ECCN Field Workshop

Author: USAID Education in Crisis and Conflict Network
Full Citation: USAID Education in Crisis and Conflict Network. (2015). Agenda: Adapting and Improving Education Programs in Conflict-Affected Environments, Northern Nigeria, A USAID ECCN Field Workshop.     
Resource Type:
  • ECCN Resources
    • Guidance Documents and Tools
  • Guidance Documents and Tools
Topic(s):
  • Cross-Cutting and Management Activities
    • Professional Development
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Adaptive Management
    • Conflict Sensitivity in Programming
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Nigeria
Posted in Adaptive Management, Conflict Sensitivity in Programming, Cross-Cutting and Management Activities, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Professional Development

Adapting and improving education programs in conflict-affected environments, Northern Nigeria (participant handbook)

Author: USAID Education in Crisis and Conflict Network
Full Citation: USAID Education in Crisis and Conflict Network. (2015). Adapting and improving education programs in conflict-affected environments, Northern Nigeria. In USAID ECCN Field Workshop September 14-16, 2015 in Abuja, Nigeria. (Participant handbook). Washington, DC: Authors
Resource Type:
  • ECCN Resources
    • Guidance Documents and Tools
  • Guidance Documents and Tools
Topic(s):
  • Cross-Cutting and Management Activities
    • Professional Development
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Adaptive Management
    • Conflict Sensitivity in Programming
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Nigeria
Posted in Adaptive Management, Conflict Sensitivity in Programming, Cross-Cutting and Management Activities, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Professional Development

USAID education strategy 2011 – 2015

Author: USAID Education Strategy Policy Task Team
Full Citation: USAID Education Strategy Policy Task Team. (2011). USAID education strategy 2011 - 2015. Washington, DC: Authors.
Resource Type:
  • USAID Resources
    • Strategy Documents
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Conflict-Affected Areas
Posted in Conflict-Affected Areas, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Make Learning Safer

Checklist for conflict sensitivity in education programs

Author: Valerie Haugen
Full Citation: Haugen, V. (2013). Checklist for Conflict Sensitivity in Education Programs. Washington, DC: USAID  
Resource Type:
  • Guidance Documents and Tools
  • USAID Resources
    • Guidance Documents and Tools
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Conflict Sensitivity in Programming
Posted in Conflict Sensitivity in Programming, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs

Guide to education in natural disasters: how USAID supports education in crises

Author: JBS International, Inc.
Full Citation: JBS International, Inc. (2014). Guide to education in natural disasters: How USAID supports education in crises. Washington DC: USAID
Resource Type:
  • Guidance Documents and Tools
  • USAID Resources
    • Guidance Documents and Tools
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation

A rapid needs assessment guide: for education in countries affected by crisis and conflict

Author: Valerie Haugen
Full Citation: Haugen, V. (2014). A rapid needs assessment guide: for education in countries affected by crisis and conflict. Washington, DC: USAID
Resource Type:
  • Guidance Documents and Tools
  • USAID Resources
    • Guidance Documents and Tools
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation

Theories and indicators of change concepts and primers for conflict management and mitigation

Author: Eileen Babbitt, Diana Chigas and Robert Wilkinson
Full Citation: Babbitt, E., Chigas, D., & Wilkinson, R. (2013). Theories and indicators of change concepts and primers for conflict management and mitigation. Washington, DC: USAID  
Resource Type:
  • Guidance Documents and Tools
  • USAID Resources
    • Guidance Documents and Tools
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Theories of Change
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Theories of Change

Integrating conflict and fragility analysis into the education system analysis guidelines: a proposed companion guide

Author: Cynthia Koons
Full Citation: Koons, C. (2013). Integrating conflict and fragility analysis into the education system analysis guidelines: a proposed companion guide. Washington, DC: USAID
Resource Type:
  • Guidance Documents and Tools
  • USAID Resources
    • Guidance Documents and Tools
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Conflict Sensitivity in Programming
Posted in Conflict Sensitivity in Programming, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs

Rapid education risk analysis in the Gao region

Author: USAID Education Recovery Support Act
Full Citation: USAID Education Recovery Support Act. (2016). Rapid education risk analysis in the Gao region. Mali: Authors
Resource Type:
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Conflict Sensitivity in Programming
    • Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Mali
Posted in Conflict Sensitivity in Programming, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation