In early November, eleven USAID education officers joined the USAID ECCN training team for a week in balmy Bangkok, Thailand for the second iteration of our foundational course: Essentials for Education in Crisis and Conflict.
The goals for the course were to:
- Use data and information on crisis and conflict-affected contexts to inform responsive programming
- Procure and oversee or manage a Rapid Education and Risk Analysis
- Design relevant,
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May 12-14, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: USAID education staff from 7 African conflict-affected countries, joined by State Department and USAID/E3 Foreign Service Officers, participated in a newly developed USAID ECCN workshop titled Effective Education Program Design and Management in Crisis and Conflict Settings. USAID’s Nina Weisenhorn welcomed participants to the workshop and described how programming in crisis and conflict requires a shift from USAID’s traditional management approach, which assumes that we can foresee, with some certainty, how a country or sector will change over time. Read more »
How does education impact conflict, and vice versa? How do we design education programs that truly are conflict-sensitive? How can we collaboratively analyze, interpret and use data and evidence in order to improve educational programming? These were some of the topics in which over 60 participants immersed themselves over three days in USAID’s Education in Conflict and Crisis Network’s (ECCN) first field workshop — in Abuja, Nigeria from September 14-16, Read more »