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January 2019

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

Improving SEL Measurement for Children in Crisis

January 28 @ 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. Join ECCN, the International Rescue Committee (IRC), and NYU Global TIES for Children (TIES) for a webcast on efforts to improve measurement for children’s…

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November 2018

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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 are embarking 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. The training, hosted by ECCN, the Accelerated Education Working Group (AEWG), and USAID, was designed to improve Accelerated Education policies and programs with a harmonized approach that follows the AEWG’s 10 Principles of Effective Practice. Bringing together USAID and UN agencies,…

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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 will present a promising education intervention targeted at reducing inequities in crisis and conflict contexts.

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August 2018

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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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July 2018

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Webcast: Understanding the Negative Impact of Peer Violence and Bullying on Safe Learning Environments

July 31, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

On July 31, 2018, ECCN held a webcast in partnership with USAID and Texas A&M University on the negative impact of youth violence and bullying on safer learning environments.

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June 2018

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Webcast: Effective Accelerated Education in Northern Mali

June 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

ECCN hosted a 75-minute webcast with EDC and USAID Mali on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. (EDT), to discuss the important role that ​Accelerated Education (AE) is playing in northern Mali. USAID Mali's Shannon Taylor and USAID Washington's Nina Weisenhorn provided opening remarks and discussed the role of AE in USAID's Education in Crisis and Conflict programs, in particular in northern Mali.

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Social-Emotional Learning Roundtable

June 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
FHI 360’s Academy Hall, 1825 Connecticut Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

Crisis and conflict threaten children’s social, emotional, and cognitive development. But there are solutions. Join us for a policy roundtable to develop recommendations on social-emotional learning (SEL) in crisis-affected context for the new United States’ international education strategy.

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May 2018

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Webcast: What is the Role of Affordable Non-State Schools in Crisis and Conflict Contexts?

May 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

On May 22 at 10:00 am (EST) Results for Development (R4D) presented findings from a new report that explores the role of affordable non-state schools in contexts of crisis and conflict.

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April 2018

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Webcast: Access to Education for Refugees in Lebanon

April 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This ECCN webcast will explore best practices in promoting equity in education among urban refugees in Beirut, Lebanon.

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