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May 2019

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Return to Learning: An Initiative for Forcibly Displaced Children

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

ECCN’s Equity Task Team and Save the Children will discuss the Return to Learning program, a short-term catch-up program designed to help out-of-school children restore a sense of normalcy and routine, improve well-being, and support readiness to excel in longer term non-formal education programs or, when possible, enrollment in the formal school system. A key component of this program is the newly developed Holistic Assessment of Learning and Development Outcomes (HALDO), which provides a baseline understanding of student’s existing skills…

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April 2019

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Engaging Male Caregivers to Improve Reading Outcomes in Honduras

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) will share results from a qualitative study on male caregiver engagement in Honduras carried out under the USAID-funded Honduras Reading Activity (also known as De Lectores a Líderes in Spanish). The study included an analysis of the barriers Honduran fathers and other male caregivers face, identified promising entry points for increasing these caregivers' participation in their children’s education. The webcast will analyze community engagement with a gender lens, considering fathers as key actors in the…

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CIES

CIES Education in Crisis and Conflict Reception

April 16 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
HYATT REGENCY SAN FRANCISCO, 5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States

Join us for the CIES Reception hosted by ECCN. ECCN is delighted to once again partner with the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE), the Journal on Education in Emergencies (JEiE), the CIES Education, Conflict, and Emergencies SIG, the CIES SIG for Peace Education, and the Basic Education Coalition (BEC) to host the CIES Education in Crisis and Conflict Reception. This year we will also partner with the Education Equity Research Initiative.

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CIES

ECCN at CIES 2019

April 14 - April 18
HYATT REGENCY SAN FRANCISCO, 5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States

ECCN will be represented at the 2019 Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) in San Francisco. Please join us for a range of opportunities to share knowledge, engage in conversations about new endeavors, and socialize.

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March 2019

students with materials

From Divisive Stereotypes to Inclusive Identities: The Role of Educational Materials in Crisis and Conflict-Affected Settings

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Educational materials, such as textbooks, are fundamental sources from which children and youth develop perceptions of themselves and the societies to which they belong. When such key educational texts include divisive and discriminatory representations or omissions about the past and present, they can reinforce divisions between ‘us’ and ‘them’ and set the stage for conflict and violence. The role of textbooks in perpetuating or overcoming divisive stereotypes, whether in the domain of ethnicity, ‘race,’ gender, or another identity category, must not be underestimated. This webcast aims to examine different approaches to reducing divisive content and promoting inclusive identities within textbooks and other educational media.

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February 2019

Policy Brief: Supporting Quality Decision-Making for Children in Crisis

Improving SEL Measurement for Children in Crisis

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Crisis poses a threat to children’s learning and holistic development. But children can also demonstrate remarkable resilience in the face of adversity, and with the right support can gain academic and social-emotional skills. Nevertheless, we currently lack the assessment tools that stakeholders need in order to understand how to improve these skills for children in crisis.

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November 2018

students in classroom

Webcast: Measuring Equity of Access to Education in Crisis and Conflict

November 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

During this webcast, ECCN and the Education Equity Research Initiative introduced Education Equity Indicators for Access: Guidance for Practitioners in Crisis and Conflict-Affected Contexts. In response to documented gaps in projects' measurement of equitable access to education across groups, the Education Equity Research Initiative has produced this guidance document in collaboration with ECCN. The webcast outlined the recommended six step process for developing equity indicators customized to individual projects, discussed approaches for overcoming challenges of population data availability, and allowed for questions and comment on the relevant issues.

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Accelerated Education Training, Uganda 2018

November 12, 2018 - November 15, 2018

ECCN members in Africa embarked on a four-day training on Accelerated Education, November 12–15, 2018, in Munyonyo, Uganda. The purpose of this training was to build participants’ knowledge and skills in the fundamentals of Accelerated Education (AE) programming.

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October 2018

Children in South Sudan

Webcast: Advancing Equity through Literacy in Egypt and South Sudan

October 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

ECCN’s Equity Task Team and Save the Children presented will present a promising education intervention targeted at reducing inequities in crisis and conflict contexts. Presenters gave an overview of Save the Children’s Learning and Well-Being in Emergencies (LWiE) pilot program in Egypt and South Sudan, shared the lessons learned from each context, and discussed how the results demonstrate that improving student and teacher well-being leads to more equitable education outcomes for the most marginalized. Policy and programming implications for equity will also be addressed.

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August 2018

children looking at a screen

Webcast: The ICT Checklist for Education in Crisis and Conflict

August 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

ECCN and INEE’s Technology and Education in Crises Task Team (TECTT) jointly hosted this webcast to introduce a new tool called the “Checklist for ICT Interventions to Support Education in Crisis and Conflict Settings” (or ICT in EiCC Checklist). This information communication technologoy (ICT) tool was developed as a collaboration between ECCN members and staff and INEE TECTT members to help ensure that ICT interventions supporting education activities in communities affected by conflict and crisis are conflict sensitive.

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