Author Archive | Emma Wagner

Jenaica, 4, (pink headscarf), and her family read together at home, in Mindanao, Philippines. © SavetheChildren/ Hannah Adcock

Schooling has stopped, but learning must not

This blog was written by Emma Wagner, Education in Emergencies, Policy & Advocacy Adviser, Save the Children. This article is part of a collection of INEE blogs related to the education in emergencies response to COVID-19. This blog was originally published on the INEE website on 9 April 2020. Recommendations for keeping children safe and […]

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Ibrahim Hassan Ahmed, 14, is enrolled in Save the Children’s Alternative Basic Education programme (ABE) for Somali refugees in Heleweyn camp, Dollo Ado Ethiopia; which will ensure that children who have been unable to access education are able to catch up via a consolidated curriculum. 

This new Education in Emergencies project will ensure that over 5,400 children between the ages of 11 and 14 have access to quality basic education. For many this will be the very first time that they have been given the opportunity to learn in a safe, protective and nurturing space.

Funded by a grant from the European Union’s Nobel Peace prize money, the project will enable these children to begin their recovery from the effects of conflict and support them in building their resilience to cope with their lives ahead.

Including refugees in national education systems – some progress, but not good enough

By Emma Wagner, Education in Emergencies, Policy & Advocacy Adviser, Save the Children. Violent conflicts and displacement jeopardise not only the Sustainable Development Goal on education (SDG 4) but also risk the progress towards other goals. UNHCR’s new annual education report – Stepping Up – shows that despite some progress, 3.7 million refugees are still […]

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