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USAID Education in Crisis & Conflict Network (ECCN)

See the Year 4&5 Work Plan

Of the 67 million primary-school-aged children around the world who do not attend school, 40 million live in countries affected by armed conflict. Millions more have had their education disrupted by natural disasters, crime and violence. In response, the USAID’s Education in Crisis and Conflict Network (ECCN) seeks to improve policy, planning and practice in education in crisis and conflict. As a community of practice ECCN shares knowledge, develops tools and guidance, and delivers professional development opportunities to build the capacity of its members. ECCN members include USAID education staff and partners working in crisis and conflict-affected environments. Read More

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ECCN Closing Event: Looking Back and Looking Forward

Over the past five years, the USAID Education in Crisis and Conflict Network (ECCN) has been dedicated to increasing equitable access to education in some of the world’s most challenging contexts. The resulting community of practice has become a valued forum for knowledge sharing, content creation, and collaborative learning. Please join us to celebrate international... read more

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