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June 2017

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

June 1
Girl reading

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.

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May 2017

Conflict Sensitive Education Training (Train the Trainers)

May 19

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.

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April 2017

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

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Somalia

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…

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March 2017

Education in Syria Webcast

March 29
Syria

This webcast on the situation of education in Syria, especially in Dara’a, Idlib, and Aleppo features  a review of the literature carried out by RTI for USAID in late 2016. The content and discussion focus on three important issues: The key inputs that make an education system function. The education delivery systems inside Syria (how they differ in Syrian-government-controlled areas, Syrian-Interim-Government-(SIG)-controlled areas, and other…

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USAID ECCN CIES Reception

March 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sheraton Atlanta Downtown, 165 Courtland Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States
CIES ECCN Reception

Thank you for joining us at CIES Atlanta for the Education in Crisis and Conflict Reception, which ECCN hosted in partnership with the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE), the Journal on Education in Emergencies (JEiE), the CIES Education Conflict and Emergencies SIG, and the Basic Education Coalition (BEC) hosted. We hope you enjoyed the evening mingling with colleagues and the information shared.

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CIES EiCC Presentations, Atlanta 2017

March 5 - March 9
Sheraton Atlanta Downtown, 165 Courtland Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States
CIES 2017

All EiCC Presentations at CIES - Last Updated: February 27, 2017 We enjoyed seeing you in Atlanta at the CIES Annual Conference and thank you for attending our sessions, joining us at our reception, and stopping by at our exhibit booth. Like last year, this Web page will still be updated, post-CIES, to host presentation slides and other news pertaining to CIES Education in Crisis and Conflict…

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February 2017

USAID Cost Reporting Guidance

February 3
Cost reporting guidance

There is widespread agreement that we cannot make fully informed decisions about the best way to invest limited resources without information about how much it costs to achieve desired impacts. Comprehensive cost data are also critical for making responsible decisions about scaling and sustaining programs within host country systems. To address the current lack of information about costs of specific components of education…

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October 2016

Urban Refugee Education Roundtable: Shaping an Agenda for Research, Policy and Practice

October 3, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 7:15 pm
Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center, 3800 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington, DC 20007 United States
classroom

Now available: The Summary Report of the Event.
The Urban Refugee Education Roundtable brought together diverse actors from the United Nations, non-governmental organizations, universities, donor agencies and other interested stakeholders both to critically reflect on what we know and don’t know about urban refugee education and to help shape a collaborative agenda for research, policy and practice.

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September 2016

Webcast: Is there a link between conflict and education inequality? New evidence from quasi-experimental research

September 8, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Online,
Photo of girls at school

This USAID ECCN-sponsored webcast introduced the findings of a recent research project by FHI 360, based on decades of education and conflict data. In addition to presenting the findings, the webcast particularly focused on the data and research methods used for the study, and facilitated a discussion on its implications for further research on education equity and conflict. Participants in this webcast learned about ways to…

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June 2016

Webcast on Protecting Education from Attack

June 30, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Online,
Protecting Education From Attack

USAID ECCN hosted a webcast featuring the work of the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA). GCPEA is an inter-agency coalition of the United Nations and non-governmental organizations focused on protecting schools, universities, and their students and staff from targeted attacks during armed conflict. The webcast included an introduction to the issue of attacks on education and presented guidance for protecting education…

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